Long hours. No privacy. Same pay. The work from home overkill

There are two risks inherent in the work from home (WFH) era and they are two sides of the same coin – lack of productivity and excessive productivity. Many people fall into the latter category, working long hours into the night without proper compensation, and...

Is hybrid the way SA should go in 2022?

Thibault Dousson, GM of Lenovo South Africa, discusses whether we are on the hybrid workplace track and what it will take to make this a success. Events of the past 20 months have upended the world of work, with far better outcomes than we could have predicted. Much...

Harnessing talent and diversity to drive opportunity

The rapid digitisation forced by the pandemic has vividly shown how the IT industry, especially cloud computing, is poised to continue growing in its efforts to service a larger market. By Lisa Strydom, senior manager of channel and alliances: Africa at Veeam While...

How to create a digital HQ

Work has shifted from a place you go, to what you do. Today every company must create its own digital HQ which connects its employees, customers, and partners, allowing them to thrive in a work-from-anywhere world. Robin Fisher, senior area vice-president of...

Act now to prevent skills shortage becoming a crisis

More than 18 months into the global pandemic one can find hundreds of analyses about how Covid-19 has affected the country’s economy. By Emma Durkin, head of human capital at Altron Karabina Most of these focus on specific economic sectors such as tourism,...