Online FMCG shopping leapfrogs five years amid pandemic

As we experience the first-ever Black Friday promotional phenomenon under lockdown, the dominance of online shopping platforms has become crystal clear. To keep track of this development, Nielsen Global Connect has conducted extensive research that includes an...

CFO 4.0 crucial to digital transformation agenda

The role of the modern chief financial officer (CFO 4.0) within the manufacturing sector will be crucial as the industry shifts towards increased digital transformation in the 'new normal'. A new study from Syspro, conducted in October 2020, assessed the sentiment...

Pandemic shifts our perceptions about science

Around the world, the Covid-19 pandemic has driven a change in people's perception of science - and overcoming the barriers to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education is going to be key. Every year 3M conducts the State of Science Index...

Africa’s tech challengers flex their muscles

New emerging market tech challengers have already grown into powerful forces in technology and other industries, with their impact felt in their home markets, regionally, and internationally. These organisations have generally weathered the Covid-19 crisis well, with...

Healthy growth forecast for EMEA PC market

According to research by IDC, shipments of EMEA traditional PCs (a combination of desktops, notebooks, and workstations) will total 82,1-million in 2020, a 12,7% YoY growth. With the impact of the global pandemic not expected to undergo any immediate improvement, the...

Rate of first-time default slows in Q3

Experian South Africa has released its quarterly Consumer Default Index (CDI) for quarter 3 (Q3) 2020 showing improvement from last quarter's all-time high - down from 5,86% in June 2020 to 4,68% in September 2020. The improvement can primarily be attributed to a...

Avec takes Roboteur into the Australian market

Kathy Gibson reports from the Roboteur launch in Johannesburg – Companies across the globe are under pressure to create new working models and are increasingly looking to robotic process automation (RPA) to help them gain business value quickly and cost-effectively....

RPA and the low-code revolution

Kathy Gibson reports from the Roboteur launch in Johannesburg – There’s a new buzzword in the IT industry: the low-code (or no-code) revolution will make it easier for developers to design and deploy applications, ensuring a quicker time to value for organisations....

The RPA journey with a major SA bank

Kathy Gibson reports from the Roboteur launch in Johannesburg – The key to success in robotic process automation (RPA) is to understand exactly what you issues you  need to solve. This is according to Nedbank’s Andre Nel, describing the bank’s RPA journey, and shares...

RPA and the quest for value

Kathy Gibson reports from the Roboteur launch in Johannesburg – A serious challenger in the robotic process automation (RPA) solution space, Roboteur is SpacePencil’s newest offering in its quest for a no-code future. SpacePencil is an unusual name for a software...

CFO 4.0 crucial to digital transformation agenda

The role of the modern chief financial officer (CFO 4.0) within the manufacturing sector will be crucial as the industry shifts towards increased digital transformation in the 'new normal'. A new study from Syspro, conducted in October 2020, assessed the sentiment...

Surprising growth for MEA monitors

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) PC monitors (PCM) market saw shipments increase 12,8% year on year (YoY) in Q3 2020 to total 1,1-million units. That's according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC), with the firm's recently published...

SA’s healthcare workers under severe work-related stress

There is a pressing need to prioritise career satisfaction of the younger generation of South African healthcare professionals in order to deliver current and future care needs. This is one of the findings from Philips South Africa's Future Health Index (FHI) 2020...

Lenovo leads in Q3 PC shipments

Remote working and distance learning amid the coronavirus outbreak continue increasing global demand for PCs and laptops. After a sharp fall in the first quarter of 2020, global PC shipments have grown in the last six months, despite the effects of the Covid-19...

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New fund offers SA entrepreneurs Euro growth opportunity

Many South African businesses and entrepreneurs are limited to expanding their businesses beyond South Africa due to a shortage of exposure and capital. The Portugal Gateway Growth Fund aims to provide resources for expansion into the Eurozone. "We aspire to find...

Telkom FutureMakers launches innovation incubator

Telkom is looking for 15 budding entrepreneurs who are based in Soweto and using technology to solve a problem in their communities. The company has launched a Township Innovation Incubator to enable township-based technology and social entrepreneurs to access...

How to choose a quality storage battery: think of an onion

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Why consider automated cash management for peak trading?

South African merchants will ring up billions of rand in sales over the Black Friday period, now second to the festive season as a major event on the annual retail calendar. This brings along with it the annual challenge of storing, securing and depositing large...

ITBusiness launches cyber security competency

ITBusiness, part of the KID Group, has launched cyber security services as part of the company's strategy to offer more holistic information management and governance services. Having established itself as a leader in the data management field, ITBusiness saw a need...

How to make Black Friday and Cyber Monday count

We are on the cusp of the festive shopping season, with Black Friday and Cyber Monday kicking off the spending spree in the run up to Christmas and Boxing Day. By Dharshan Naidoo, senior sales manager at Infobip South Africa However, this year's shopping season will...

Fujitsu debuts ecosystem platform to accelerate partner collaboration

Fujitsu has announced the Ecosystem Platform, the latest step in the evolution of its Select Partner Program. Designed to help partners succeed in today's data-driven era, the platform provides a dynamic space where customers and existing and new partners can...

2020 state of the insurance market

South African businesses operate in a time of unprecedented volatility across economics, demographics and geopolitics and as these risks evolve, business leaders can no longer rely on traditional risk mitigation tactics. By Terence Williams, CEO of Aon South Africa...

AWS and Dimension Data in cloud education partnership

Amazon Web Services' (AWS) skills development arm, AWS Training & Certification has partnered with Dimension Data's Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) team to provide essential cloud education to key beneficiaries of the system integrator's Enterprise...

Trust is good, but a zero-trust mindset is better

A few months ago, commuting to work, entering a crowded elevator, and sitting down in an open workspace next to several colleagues were trivial everyday activities. Amir Sohrabi, area vice-president: emerging markets at Citrix Unfortunately, with the current global...

Technician – Security at Tsebo Group

Job Advert SummaryWe are currently looking for a Technician. Reporting to the Technical Manager (ESS), the Security Technician is responsible for tasks associated with the installation of Access Control, CCTV and Intrusion Systems.As the leading integrated facilities...

Cost Accountant at PG Group

To support the business by generating, analyzing and reporting financial information to relevant stakeholders in order for the business to make informed business decisions that will result in overall sustainability and profit. Main Objective To analyse, investigate...

Technician – Security at Tsebo Group

Job Advert SummaryWe are currently looking for a Senior Technician. Reporting to the Technical Manager (ESS), the Security Technician is responsible for tasks associated with the installation of Access Control, CCTV and Intrusion Systems.As the leading integrated...

Senior UI UX Designer

one of the leading power vehicles have a great opportunity available within their automotive space for a Snr [URL Removed] Expert with to join their dynamic team. Location: Midrand/Rosslyn/Home Office rotation Years of experience: 6+ Years Level of...

Telesales Clerk – Transpharm Pretoria at Shoprite Group

Job Advert SummaryTo assist clients telephonically and electronically by taking their orders. Selling and upselling pharmaceutical lines. Communicating with the warehouse staff to ensure stock is available. Capturing of orders, closing deals telephonically, ensure...

Front-End Developer at Parvana

Front-End Developer (Parvana)About the Client: Fortunately for us, our wonderful American client has chosen to base their entire Research and Development team in the Cape.They have made huge investments in their CT office and are here to stay and grow their team. If...

Driver – Extra Heavy (EC1, EC) at Premier

Job Advert SummaryResponsible for on time in full delivery. Truck housekeeping Ensuring all incidents and accidents are reported timeously POD control Safe working practices Housekeeping Following Standard Operating ProceduresRequired to work a 6-day weekRequired to...

Quantitative Specialist: Credit Impairments

JOB REQUIREMENTS B Degree in Applied Mathematics, and / or Statistics / AccountingBCom Hons with Statistics or Applied Mathematics an advantage/ CAGlobal Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) – Financial Risk Manager (FRM)Quantitative Analyst in a credit granting...

Controller Rebates at Premier

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Senior Java DevOps Developer

An exciting company responsible for manufacturing one of the leading power vehicles have a great opportunity available within their automotive space for a Senior Java DevOps Developer with to join their dynamic team. Location: Midrand/Rosslyn/Home Office rotation...

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