GIBS launches a new era of online learning

The Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), the University of Pretoria’s business school, has announced the launch of a new digital course that will combine many of the benefits of the methodologies of on-campus executive education with the power and...

Next-generation AI can aid SA manufacturers’ competitiveness

South Africa’s manufacturing sector is under enormous pressure, contracting by 8.8% quarter-on-quarter in the first quarter of 2019, according to Stats SA. By Mohamed Cassoojee, MD of IFS South Africa This poor performance from the manufacturing sector was one...

Hello Paisa makes Inclusive Fintech 50 club

International money remittance and digital banking provider, Hello Paisa, has been included in the inaugural Inclusive Fintech 50 club. MetLife Foundation and Visa, with partners Accion and IFC, launched a global competition to elevate fintechs driving financial and...

Transform the customer retail experience

Although the South African retail sphere is currently hindered by a slow economy and weak consumer confidence, technology is presenting opportunities to radically transform the customer experience and boost bottom line sales. Much of the opportunity lies in the...

Microsoft signs up as Team DD’s cloud partner

Microsoft South Africa has announced that it is the official cloud partner of Team Dimension Data (Team DD). Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka is Africa’s first and only registered WorldTour cycling team competing at the highest level in all of cycling’s...