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Opinion - Digital Payments may hold the key to African economic prosperity

By Staff Writer 12 September 2019

Aida Diarra, Senior Vice President and Group Country Manager for Visa Sub Saharan Africa explains what fundamentals are missing in African SMEs - and what they can do about it. FULL STORY >

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Interview with Aruba Network’s Janice Le: A Whole New World of Work

By Ryan Noik 29 June 2018

One of the highlights to come from the Aruba Atmosphere event, held in Croatia, was the chance to sit down with Janice Le, the vice president of global marketing at Aruba and do a deep dive into the modern workplace FULL STORY >

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Gig Economy disrupts status quo, presenting an opportunity for Africa

By Press Release 29 January 2018

A ‘Gig’ is simply a task performed as a once-off freelancing job, but because the trend towards freelancing has grown so significantly, a new economy has been born: the ‘Gig Economy’. FULL STORY >

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Opinion - The sharing economy and opportunities for hoteliers

By Opinion 15 December 2017

The sharing economy can herald new opportunities for hotel businesses. Remy Rein, Senior Lecturer at Ecole hôteliere de Lausanne, explains. FULL STORY >

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Accenture and GIBS research reveals digital can reignite industrial growth

By Press Release 3 November 2017

The latest Accenture and the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) whitepaper released yesterday has revealed that although South Africa’s digital economy makes it a standout among its emerging market peers, the... FULL STORY >

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Platform economy of the future is the pathway that will drive growth and jobs across Africa

By Opinion 10 October 2017

Many companies, whether they realize it or not, have already taken steps to embed themselves into the digital ecosystems that will drive their growth in future. However, the pace of adopting new digital... FULL STORY >

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Smartphones become SA’s top business, entertainment tool

By Press Release 28 September 2016

Mobile to be the primary access, computing tool of millions, says Samsung. FULL STORY >

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Cash is on its way out – 6 ways to make sure you’re ready

By Press Release 16 August 2016

The cashless economy is almost here. Just a couple months ago, the European Central Bank suggested that the 500 Euro note will be eliminated. While the humble card is still the most favoured method of payment, digital wallet... FULL STORY >

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Weathering the economic storm: The impact of the economy on the ICT industry

By Staff Writer 17 March 2016

According to Gerhard Malan, financial director at Rectron, South Africa is in for a tough few years, if economists are to be believed. FULL STORY >

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5 Key Budget 2016 highlights you might have missed

By Staff Writer 29 February 2016

Last week Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan did an admirable job of balancing South Africa’s books at a difficult economic time in his 2016 Budget. There were few surprises in the budget, but it offers a sound framework for the country’s... FULL STORY >

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Passion drives South African entrepreneurs to contribute nearly R530 billion to the after-hours economy

By Press Release 24 November 2015

South African small and medium business owners contribute nearly R530 billion ($38 billion) to the annual GDP by working beyond the standard industry hours for their businesses, according to... FULL STORY >

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Pioneering On Demand Economy in South Africa

By Press Release 12 November 2015

Heralding of a new era in flower delivery and also pioneering On Demand Economy in South Africa, SA Florist has now launched its revolutionary 'Same-Day All-Day' delivery service called Zoom Bloom FULL STORY >

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Multinationals at an advantage in SA's digital economy

By Staff Writer 12 May 2015

South Africa’s playing fields are not level when it comes to local businesses competing with multinationals in the digital economy FULL STORY >

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Online companies still trying to understand the SA customer

By Staff Writer 6 May 2015

Leading South African online experts have their sights set on the convergence of customer-centricity, agility and data. Woolworths’ Head of Online, Nikki Cockcroft and Accenture’s MD of Technology and Digital, Lee Naik, both... FULL STORY >

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Cloud can help SA play subscription economy catch-up

By Staff Writer 11 June 2014

While there are pockets of South Africans, mostly high-end consumers in gated communities or high-tech office parks, that are ahead and have participated in the new subscription delivery model curve, the majority of the local population... FULL STORY >

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