SA fintech hopes to alleviate staff stress

Research indicates that 77% of South Africans are struggling financially due to the impact of the Covid-19 crisis. In addition, 86% of these consumers are concerned about their ability to pay their current bills and loans, with 21% planning to borrow the money from...

ITU drives skills debate

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has released the 2020 edition of “Digital Skills Insights”, a collection of articles by international experts on the impact of digital transformation on capacity and skills development. In eight articles, the...

Local ICT skills in high demand despite economic downturn

Cape Town is home to almost 60% of South African tech start-ups. This is according to data released by Invest Cape Town, which cites high internet penetration, access to start-up capital, and top business accelerators, as reasons for the city’s growing success...

M4Jam rated for worker protection in the gig economy

M4Jam was recently included in a worldwide study by The Fairworks Project, on how the gig economy had responded to the Covid-19 pandemic – and was placed among the top 10% of platforms for shielding its members from the economic fallout. Out of 191 gig economy...

Simplifying cross border skills deployment

Organisations are facing a talent crisis. The 2019/20 Hays Global Skills Index found that the skills crisis is deepening due to a widening gap between the skills that talent have and the skills that organisations actually need. The situation is further complicated by...

Citrix rethinks employee experience

Where and how work gets done has forever changed. But one thing remains consistent: the need to provide a superior and consistent work experience that empowers employees to perform at their best across any work channel or location. By Tim Minahan, chief marketing...