P1150572 (640x480)When businessman Patrick Abrahams was asked by a colleague to make himself available as a board member of non-profit organisation Rand Aid Association (RAA), he had little idea that he was about to embark on a 28-year journey. Read the rest of this entry »

golf dayChess and golf have something in common. Both have Olympic aspirations and while golf has just become an official Olympic sport again, after 112 years; an application for chess to be included in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo has been made. Read the rest of this entry »

PastedGraphic-1 (1667x2500)Nelspruit-born Oupa Pilane (47) was elected as the President of the Kruger Lowveld Chamber of Business and Tourism (KLCBT) during the organisation’s board meeting this week, taking over the baton from Dr Norah Fakude. Read the rest of this entry »

Your data, your company’s most valuable asset. Applications use data to run but more importantly, it is the data they generate that gets used by businesses to do the analyses required to understand their customers, their competitors and their way forward. Read the rest of this entry »

Ernest KThe creation of documents that meet the needs of the business and satisfies the dynamic of rewarding customer relationship management is central to a digital transformation strategy – and service providers such as Assimilated Information Systems (AIS), a leader in this space, are keeping ahead of the technology curve. Read the rest of this entry »

fs2016The world of digital communication has forced businesses to rethink their approach to customer interaction and service. Today, communication drives the customer experience and this is the core around which Communication Genetics operates. Read the rest of this entry »

FullSizeRender-2Ogilvy & Mather (O&M) South Africa, the integrated agency for the digital age, experienced a remarkable weekend at the annual Loerie Awards, which celebrates and recognises award winning creative communications by agencies and marketers in Africa and the Middle East. Read the rest of this entry »

Mike Anderson - NSBCBy: Mike Anderson,  the founder and CEO of the National Small Business Chamber (NSBC), a non-profit membership organisation and the driving force fuelling small business growth.

2016 has proved challenging for South Africa and just when we thought our woes could not get worse, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) rated us as the third-largest economy on the continent behind Egypt and Nigeria. This is the first time we have slipped to third, having been second to Nigeria since 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Tony Bell (2) (427x640)It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that this saying has been overhauled for the digital era. Organisations are swimming in lakes of information and, to take the analogy even further, dripping in data. But few are able to translate this data into something of value, into something which can make a tangible difference to bottom line and business. Read the rest of this entry »

Ribs & Burgers logo CMYKSouth Africans won’t need to fire up the barbie to indulge the full flavour that’s made Ribs & Burgers a phenomenon in Australia, the United States and UK with the boutique casual dining restaurant announcing it will be opening its doors, right on our doorstep. Read the rest of this entry »