Black Friday: The cost of 77 minutes of downtime

Enormous amounts of data are being created and managed by organisations all over the world. As you read this, you may not even be aware of how much of your own data has been collected, stored and used today, this week or this month. By Kate Mollett, regional manager...

The tall ‘POPIA’ syndrome …

The Protection of Public Information Act (POPIA) is not yet in effect, but the final POPIA regulations were signed into law in November 2018, with all indications that the Act will shortly become effective. Although there is a 12 month grace period for compliance...

Manage GRC needs now and into the future

Resilience, flexibility and adaptability are all buzz words bandied about when referring to how businesses can hope to survive, if not thrive, in the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) and beyond. But the average organisation will continue to face unprecedented...

Partners put Carbon Tax in the spotlight

Two consulting firms, Cova Advisory and XNovos, have announced a partnership to produce a software system to help companies to cope with the requirements of the new Carbon Tax. They have signed an MOU, and are committed to helping meet demand for a comprehensive...

How to recognise a conflict of interest

Sometimes procurement professionals can be caught with their hand in the cookie jar, mixing business with pleasure to the detriment of their employers. While the King IV Report on Corporate Governance guides the private sector and the Public Finance Management Act and...

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