What the pandemic has taught us

The world is still reeling from the enormity of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on our seemingly ‘normal’ operations and lives. By Craig Kent, head of risk management at Aon South Africa For businesses, there have been significant disruptions in how...

How remote life has changed the way we work

Undoubtedly, connected technology is playing a key role in allowing employees to continue working, in spite of the current coronavirus pandemic. Yaniv Iarovici, MD: IoT and edge at Western Digital Consequentially, the pandemic has also accelerated the development of...

Let’s talk cyber hygiene

Organisations in the Covid-19 pandemic era have been forced to look at their security hygiene best practices in order to minimise risk, data leakage and non-compliance, while still allowing for operational flexibility and efficiency. By Stefan van de Giessen, GM:...

Avoid being scammed this Black Friday

Hint: look for a little padlock next to the URL – it indicates that the site is secure, writes Maeson Maherry, CEO of LAWTrust. For discount-hungry customers, online shopping appetite reaches its peak on Black Friday. But while buyers and businesses seek to...

Bolt boosts e-hailing safety with passenger SOS button

E-hailing service Bolt, which operates in more than 35 towns and cities across South Africa, has boosted its focus on safety by introducing an emergency response button for passengers. The SOS button, located within the Bolt app’s Safety Toolkit, enables...

Innovate for growth with data analysis

Analytics help companies harness their data and use it to identify new opportunities, writes Paul Morgan, business unit lead for data, planning and analytics at Altron Karabina. An international survey has found that 96% of respondents believe analytics will become...