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Oil & Gas Leaders Unpack South Africa’s Massive Gas Discovery with the Africa Energy Chamber

Community DevelopmentManufacturing

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) hosted senior industry leaders at a breakfast event entitled, “The role of indigenous Oil and Gas resources in Developing South Africa's economy.”

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Africa Institute of South Africa in the Human Sciences Research Council

Education Community Development

Emerging scholars from different parts of Africa will meet in South Africa for the 13th annual Africa Young Graduates and Scholars (AYGS) conference to be held at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) Auckland Park Kingsway Campus from 18 to 20 March 2019.

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The Impact of Industry 4.0 on Africa’s Manufacturing Sector

Education Community Lifestyle

Despite its status of a developing continent, Africa’s manufacturing space stands the opportunity to reap significant benefits from Industry 4.0, also known as “Fourth Industrial Revolution”. 

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Giant pumpkin of 601.8kg wins in Heidelberg

Community LifestyleCommunity Affairs

Jacob du Plessis, from Vyeboom in Villiersdorp, was crowned the 2019 champion at the 9th annual Giant Pumpkin Festival in Heidelberg this weekend with a pumpkin weighing in at an astonishing 601.8kg.

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CEOS BANDING TOGETHER FOR GOOD

Education Business

CEOs are banding together to make a difference and it is certain to have a major, positive impact on workplace morale. More and more business leaders seem to be raising their hands to participate in charitable events. This humanitarian focus and drive not only aids deserving charities, but the business leaders and their staff as well.

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Ellies powers up the hearts of Soweto Children’s homes in Joburg

Community DevelopmentElectronics/Computers

Over the years, South African homes and businesses have been lit up and connected with the leading South African manufacturer and distributor of local electrical and electronics solutions company, Ellies. To pay homage to South Africa, Ellies’ CSI division, Ellies Engage have made it their mission to serve the communities in which they operate.

 

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Leading African FMCG manufacturer gets future-fit with speedy HANA Database migration

Business Community Development

Bidco Africa, the largest manufacturer of FMCG in East Africa, migrates to SAP HANA Database to gain real-time, in-memory computing capabilities and improve its delivery to customers.

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Homegrown African seed companies outperform multinational peers in serving smallholder farmers

Business Agriculture

Two homegrown African seed companies top the 2019 Access to Seeds Index for Eastern and Southern Africa, for playing a key role in raising smallholder farmer productivity, according to new research by the Amsterdam-based Access to Seeds Foundation.
 

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Sasol Bursary Programme aims to help you harness your potential

Education Training

Sasol, the employer of choice in the chemical and energy sector, has announced that applications for its corporate bursary programme are now open for the 2020 academic year.

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Volvo XC60 Wins Executive SUV of The Year at The Cars.co.za

Automotive

Volvo Cars scooped the biggest award in the Executive SUV category

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Volvo Cars To Impose 180 kph Speed Limit On All Cars To Highlight Dangers of Speeding

Community AffairsAutomotive

Volvo Cars, as a worldwide leader in safety, is sending a strong signal about the dangers of speeding and will limit the speed on all its cars to 180kph from 2020

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FIVE KEY INCLUSIONS TO CONSIDER WHEN BUILDING AN IT STRATEGY

Business Information Technology (IT)

Every year, experts from vertical industries, consulting firms and technology providers share their forecasts of the top topics that will be making headlines and drive IT sales. The lists profile innovative solutions that are creating buzz and gaining sales momentum. This grocery list-approach to IT investments underscores one of the faults in today’s adoption trends: where’s the strategy?

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Perfect Word Consulting

MEA BUSINESS AWARDS - REWARDING EXCELLENCE

Education Community Affairs

The economic and socio-political climate globally, but more specifically within South Africa itself, is such that South African businesses find themselves in a very volatile market. Although it seems that the country has rather successfully moved out of the economic threats of 2017, the ground is still far from stable.

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Music Alla Kaap 2019

Community LifestyleEntertainment Variety

The very successful Cape Town concert series Music Alla Kaap is back in 2019 with this incredibly diverse all-star line-up. In its 6th year, Music Alla Kaap has become a must-see event on Cape Town's social calendar and now coming to Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth. coming to Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth.

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Sanofi Genzyme South Africa Supports 12th Annual Rare Disease Day

Business Health

On the last day of February each year, Sanofi Genzyme joins hundreds of organisations globally to recognise International Rare Disease Day, with a view of raising awareness around rare diseases and its impact on patients' lives.

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Africa Energy Indaba 2019 Once Again Proven its Worth to the Continent

Business Electricity

The much-anticipated Africa Energy Indaba Conference held in collaboration with strategic partners, the World Energy Council, NEPAD Agency and SANEA was yet again, a raging success.

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Exponential Finance Summit set to boost SA's economy

Business Economy

Singularity University South Africa is proud to present the inaugural Exponential Finance Summit, which will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on 29 and 30 May 2019.

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BWT‘s Pink continues to light up Formula 1 in 2019

CultureExhibitions & Events

BWT - The Best Water Technology Group stays on the F1 grid continuing as a Formula 1 principal sponsor in 2019. This year, the two pink cars with the drivers Sergio Perez and Lance Stroll will be racing as team  SportPesa Racing Point F1 Team.

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LEARNING, PARTNERSHIPS KEY TO TECH SUCCESS

Business Banking

In a field where limits are only imposed by the imagination, businesses must continue to learn, evolve and partner to create ongoing success. Technology today is as simple as it will ever be. It is advancing exponentially, daily and the real challenge is not only to keep up, but to get ahead, delivering solutions before the world even knows it needs them.

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AUDITING FIRMS, TECHNOLOGY AND THEIR EFFECT ON PROFESSIONAL INVESTIGATIONS

Legal Banking

Thirty years ago, South Africa’s professional landscape looked completely different to what it is today. The investigations industry has been revolutionised by the advent of auditing firms which conduct internal investigations, and innovative technology that both simplifies and complicates the sector.

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The value of radio for brands

Business Marketing

When you think of the elements that make up a modern-day marketing strategy, radio might not come to mind immediately. However, don’t forget that, together with print and digital media, radio forms an integral part of a successful omnichannel strategy. To celebrate World Radio Day, Newsclip Media Monitoring takes a look at the value radio offers brands.

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Perfect Word Consulting

INFOR ANNOUNCES $1.5 BILLION INVESTMENT AHEAD OF POTENTIAL IPO

Business Trade

Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialised by industry, today announced an agreement to receive a $1.5 billion investment from shareholders Koch Equity Development, LLC (KED) and Golden Gate Capital.

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Perfect Word Consulting

THE BENEFITS OF FOSTERING A CULTURE OF COMPASSION IN THE WORKPLACE

Education Wellness

The corporate world is often described as being a ‘cut throat’ and ‘dog-eat-dog’ environment, where the strong survive and thrive by trampling on the weaker people below them. However, with the increase in psychological studies and research into the impact of aggression versus humanity in the workplace, it has become more and more evident that a positive, inclusive environment yields better work cohesion, a stronger team and (ultimately) more success.

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THE UGLY TRUTH ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE

Community LifestyleWellness

Climate change is a real problem, it is not just going to go away simply by looking the other way. It is a serious issue that needs to be recognised and addressed. The issue, although fundamentally and most importantly an environmental one, also has a ripple effect which negatively impacts businesses and the economic climate at large.

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Perfect Word Consulting

EXPERIENCEING THE CEO WHEELCHAIR CAMPAIGN

Education Wellness

In a world often ruled by its CEOs and top-level influencers, it is hard to imagine these magnates as vulnerable or helpless. They are powerful players in the South African economy, they rule their organisations and guide them towards success – but what if they were wheelchair bound and reliant on others for their every daily need?

 

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THE IMPORTANCE OF GREEN CONTRACT CLEANERS IN FACILITY MANAGEMENT

Education Wellness

Facility management is no easy task. The added pressure of needing to gain and maintain a green status can be overwhelming for even the most efficient facility managers. Understanding which products to use and just how to use them can be a time consuming and exasperating task.

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Perfect Word Consulting

DRIVING TRANSFORMATION & SUPERIOR GUEST EXPERIENCES IN HOSPITALITY

WellnessInformation Technology (IT)

Thanks to Industry 4.0, globalisation and rapid digitalisation, today’s consumers are very connected and mobile.  How does this impact the hospitality industry?

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Perfect Word Consulting

HOW TO: SERVICE MANAGEMENT FOR EVERY INDUSTRY

DistributionSales

Service-centered industries face two key challenges in their pursuit to success; becoming ever more responsive, and delivering accurate, reliable services at speed. The services industry can be fickle. Research reveals that customers are twice as likely to report a bad experience than share about a good one. This means that services must be delivered on time, as required, and in excellence to avoid watching customers walk out the door.

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Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme honours tertiary student funders

Education Financial Services

The Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme (ISFAP) has hosted a successful Recognition Dinner, honouring their bursars, funders and donors who have assisted them in funding tertiary students in the year 2017 and 2018.

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Bringing early learning to every child in South Africa is possible

Education Economy

In its national development plan, the government of South Africa aims to create universal access to early childhood learning by 2030. Local organisation, SmartStart, believes it has found the answer to make this possible. 

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Perfect Word Consulting

DRIVING ACCELERATED GROWTH IN AUTOMOTIVE BUSINESS

Information Technology (IT)Mature Interest

The automotive industry faces constant change. According to the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA), to achieve success, the automotive industry must deliver: internationally competitive products; fuel efficient, environmentally friendly vehicles; improved quality and choice; and high quality after sales service.

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Accounting Professionals Encouraged to Unlock Their Entrepreneurial Mind-Set

Business Labour

The world’s most successful entrepreneurs share the characteristics of being resourceful, innovative and highly skilled at problem-solving. 

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Spoil your loved one with a gift that lasts

Community AffairsPackaging Products

We know that change is as good as a holiday, so why not double-up on the festive fever (and its blissful soul-food effect) by surprising your loved ones with exactly that... change (that lasts).

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Perfect Word Consulting

CEO WHEELCHAIR CAMPAIGN SUPPORTING THE VULNERABLE

Education Training

There are parts of society that are often forgotten in the modern, chaotic, commercial world in which we live. However, the forgotten are not absent. They still exist and, in the right hands, thrive. The truth is that South Africa, and the world at large, has a population of people who struggle with profound intellectual disabilities and the related challenges.  

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Perfect Word Consulting

ebiexperts Welcomes South Africa Qlik Master Reseller

DistributionInformation Technology (IT)

Specialist Business Intelligence (BI) software product development company,  QVAuctor – ebiexperts, recently announced its new distribution partnership with South Africa Qlik Master Reseller (SAQMR, SAQlik).

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Perfect Word Consulting

YEAR END FUNCTIONS & THE IMPORTANCE OF VETTING VENDORS

Community LifestyleCommunity Development

As the year winds to an end, most corporate, commercial and industrial organisations are planning year end functions. These events are designed to thank employees for their loyal service throughout the year, give them the opportunity to strengthen team dynamics in preparation for the new year, and energise them for the work to come. Nothing could dampen spirits faster than event crashers, theft, disruption, or event suppliers failing to deliver on their promises on the day.

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OVERCOMING DIGITAL DREAD

ConstructionInformation Technology (IT)

As African manufacturers begin to upgrade their operations, mapping out an incremental approach is essential. Smart factories, digitisation, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are all hot topics in the manufacturing sector, generating considerable buzz - and some consternation. These disruptive technologies are exciting, yet the complexity can also be overwhelming.

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Women triumph at SANEA awards

ConservationWomen`s Interest

The 2018 South African National Energy Association (SANEA) awards evening was held at the end of August 2018.

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Waterfall named Best Mixed-use Development in South Africa for fifth year running

Business Construction

At a lavish ceremony held at the exclusive Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah hotel on 11 October 2018, Waterfall Management Company was honoured with the Best Mixed-use Development in South Africa 2018/2019 award for the Waterfall development. 

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STRIKES AND THEIR ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES

ConstructionCommunity Affairs

After conducting intensive research* into the topic of strikes and labour unrest, the Mandela Initiative came to several conclusions. One of these was that the right to strike is made up of a delicate balance between the power of firms and the rights of employees, and is considered a sign of a healthy democracy.

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THE EASTERN CAPE FOLLOWS CAPE TOWN IN ITS WATER CRISIS

Community LifestyleWellness

The redemption of Cape Town dam water levels has been met with marked relief. Day Zero was effectively kept at bay. Reportedly, dam levels in the Western Cape have continued to rise. According to Capetownetc.com, these levels have now pushed past the 74% mark. This is a drastic improvement on the 37.5% that was reported at the same time last year. The Western Cape also has a strong forecast of good rainfall for the coming weeks.

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Perfect Word Consulting

CCMA AND THE KEY TO PROCEDURAL FAIRNESS

ConstructionLabour

In South Africa, stringent Labour Laws have created somewhat of a minefield for employers to navigate when it comes to disciplinary procedures. While protecting the rights of the employee is paramount, employers that are not completely up to date with the relevant legislation could soon find themselves in hot water.

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Perfect Word Consulting

REDUCING CUSTOMISATIONS FOR GREATER MANUFACTURING EFFICIENCY

Information Technology (IT)Retail

Customisation is often sold as a software benefit. “It is tailor-made, unique and built only for your organisation” – these were the constant and reliable sentiments of the past. While bespoke software design certainly had its place in history, as the pace of innovation in tech continues to rise, the value of customisations must be weighed up against the benefits of easy upgrades.  

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3 Tips on how to grow your start-up: go global from day one

Business Research

You might think it’s hard to become a global business, but companies from all over the world are managing to make it internationally, and here are a few ways it can be done.

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Accounting Software Solutions Provide Perks to SMEs

Business Information Technology (IT)

South African entrepreneurs and small business owners are pulled in every direction on a daily basis - needing to lead their business across all departments and switch between roles in operations, sales and finance in a matter of minutes. 

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Education, excursion and experience at the Shanghai Business Study Tour 2018

Education Business

A group of 11 students and alumni from REGENT Business School jets off to China tomorrow (14 September 2018) as part of the Shanghai Business Study Tour 2018. 

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Bridgestone proves a favourite with Original Equipment Manufacturers

Business Automotive

At Bridgestone, the world’s number one tyre and rubber company, the global investments in Research & Development are the highest in the industry. 

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Become Saving Savvy Ahead of the Festive Season

Business Banking

With only a few more months left of the year, South Africans should already be thinking about saving for the festive season, ‘Januworry’ and even beyond - particularly with temptations like Black Friday on the horizon and our tendency to splurge our year-end bonuses before they even hit our accounts. 

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Perfect Word Consulting

CLEAN HANDS IN THE INDUSTRIAL AND FOOD SECTORS

Food Manufacturing

With the recent ill-health and food borne diseases that have plagued South Africa, it seems that the need for a reassessment of hygiene and health standards in the industrial and food sectors is vital. Yet, there are many handwashes and hand sanitisers on the market today that do not seem to cover the required standard of continued protection against pathogenic microorganisms. 

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Perfect Word Consulting

SOFTWARE INNOVATION ENSURING SUPPLY MEETS DEMAND

Business Information Technology (IT)

In any organisation, a key element of success is the ability to deliver what is promised. When demand outstrips supply, brand reliability is damaged and potential growth thwarted. In a modern age, businesses that don’t rely on software innovations to ensure maximum profit and productivity are missing a crucial step.

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WOMEN IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK LAUNCHES IN JOHANNESBURG

Business Management

On the 5th to the 8th of September 2018 MIChiko PR, under the directorship of International Certified Image Consultant Loraine Sibanda will be launching Women in Entrepreneurship Week.

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Millenials in the workplace

Business Labour

When you hear the sentence ‘millenials in the workplace’, what are the first words that come to mind? 

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Mandla Mngomezulu – Montecasino’s new property manager

Business Property

Montecasino’s (https://www.tsogosun.com/montecasino) new Property Manager, Mandla Mngomezulu, joins the property equipped with excellent experience in mechanical engineering and management.

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WHY EMPLOYEE SCREENING ISN’T AN HR FUNCTION

LabourManagement

In many organisations, the recruitment function is often left up to the Human Resources department. While there is certainly merit in partnering with HR throughout the talent acquisition process, seeking the advice and guidance of professional employee screening services is essential.  

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Perfect Word Consulting

SOFTWORX REBRANDS, INTEGRATES INTO EOH

Information Technology (IT)Current Affairs

Modern enterprise applications must deliver business that drive extended best of breed solutions. From the core enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions through supply chain planning to extended warehouse management, asset maintenance, product life cycle management, information management, and enterprise performance management – every element of operations can be managed to perfection.

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THE GREEN LODGE MOVEMENT

TrainingCommunity Affairs

In recent years, the terms ‘eco-friendly’ and ‘going green’ have become increasingly popular. With the millennial generation calling for establishments to become “woke” about green living and green hospitality (among other things) there is a higher demand than ever before on the hospitality and tourism industry to go green, and to maintain a green status. 

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DRIVING COGNITIVE ANALYTICS AND BIG DATA

Information Technology (IT)Community Affairs

The relationship between artificial intelligence and business intelligence is deepening daily, as augmented analytics takes centre stage. In a world where global market shifts can occur in a matter of minutes, access to real-time data – and the capability to analyse that data effectively – has become more important than ever before.

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Travelstart’s Lee Watts Wins at The Future of HR Awards 2018

Business Community Affairs

Lee Watts, Recruitment & People Analytics Manager at Travelstart, has been named a winner at the fourth Future of HR Awards hosted by Topco Media and Careers24. 

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LABOUR UNREST AND STRIKE PROTECTION

Community AffairsCurrent Affairs

During June, parts of Johannesburg were plunged into darkness – not from load shedding, but due to striking Eskom workers damaging company property during a one-day wage strike. The South African Communications Minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, has slammed striking workers, confirming that “damage to Eskom property during strike is economic sabotage,” reports EWN. 

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THE ADVENT OF GREEN HOSPITALITY

Community LifestyleCommunity Affairs

According to the Green Hotels Association, “Green Hotels are environmentally-friendly properties (where) managers are eager to institute programmes that save water, save energy and reduce solid waste - while saving money.”

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DATA: THE FOUNDATION OF ACCELERATED GROWTH IN A TRANSFORMED WORLD

Education Information Technology (IT)

In an ever more connected world, it is essential that businesses find their footing on the transformation journey. Data is the foundation of this journey, providing the key to get the vehicle to insights moving. 

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Newsclip

Rapidly expanding media directory offers new opportunities for PR

MarketingPublic Relations

Target Media Directory is celebrating the addition of 500 new media sources to its online directory - it provides all the latest information on the media, such as profiles, audience demographics, circulation and ad rates so that PRs can tailor their press releases and reach new media.

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THE ANALYTICS ECONOMY AND THE RISE OF DATA LITERACY

Education Business

Modern businesses are beginning to uncover how visual analytics can be used to discover hidden relationships in simple and complex data. Why does this have such a resounding impact? It provides the key to unlock powerful insights, meaning businesses can make better-informed decisions, faster, while experiencing incredible business benefits.

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MANAGING PERFORMANCE FOR DYNAMIC DECISIONS

Information Technology (IT)Property

To be effective, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) must be progressive and multi-methodology driven. When implemented correctly, it allows for superior business planning and strategy execution, using business intelligence (BI) as a methodology in a portfolio of EPM tools. 

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SqwidNet empowers local entrepreneurs to develop IoT solutions

Business Information Technology (IT)

SqwidNet, the licensed Sigfox IoT network operator in South Africa, recently hosted the finale of its first entrepreneurship programme called (IoT)E– IoT to the power of E. The objective of the programme is to enable entrepreneurs to enter the world of the Internet of Things (IoT) and become part of the broader ecosystem. 

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The Increased Need for Physical Education in Today’s Schools

Education Wellness

The days of developing gross motor skills in children by letting then climb trees and fine motor skills by helping them make kites are long gone. So says Michael Mthethwa, Physical Education Specialist Lecturer at the Embury Institute for Higher Education [Musgrave Campus]. 

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Newsclip

Newsclip wins Silver at AMEC Awards

Business Research

South African brand tracking company Newsclip was awarded Silver at the international Association for the Measurement and Evaluation of Communications (AMEC) Awards in Spain on Thursday, 14 June.

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Perfect Word Consulting

THE TRUTH BEHIND CASH IN TRANSIT HEISTS

TrainingCommunity Affairs

Many South Africans are still reeling from recent bout of Cash In Transit heists in and around Johannesburg. The violence is unspeakable, the targets are often left for dead, and although some arrests have been made, no real action has been taken to stop these attacks before they happen.

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Perfect Word Consulting

BUILDING DIGITAL CONCEPTS THROUGH TRANSFORMATION IN MANUFACTURING, PROPERTY & FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

Information Technology (IT)Property

In manufacturing, constantly increasing demands apply immense pressure to supply. According to a Deloitte report, ever shorter product life cycles must be delivered. To achieve this, agile manufacturing practices are a necessity. On the other hand, the facilities management (FM) and the property sector carry the heavy burden to reduce costs, while adding more value to clients’ core businesses.

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Perfect Word Consulting

EFFICIENT, SUSTAINABLE AND EFFECTIVE FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

Business Current Affairs

A well-maintained facility is imperative for any business. Poor working conditions lead to a decline in the health and motivation of staff members, which, in turn, leads to a decline in productivity and profitability.

Press Release
Perfect Word Consulting

EXPLORING THE JOURNEY FROM DATA TO INSIGHTS

Information Technology (IT)Electronics/Computers

In an information driven world, not making use of the data at hand is operational suicide. With a wealth of business insights readily available, it simply doesn’t make sense not to capitalise on this data to make better decisions, faster. 

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SA Designers Unite In Unprecedented Designathon

TrainingBusiness

In a lightbulb moment, Lesley Waterkeyn - Founder and CEO of Colourworks - knew just how her company, along with partner Designers Ink, could contribute towards Entrepreneurial growth and sustained development in a creative and meaningful way.  

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Calling for entries: Miss Teen Commonwealth South Africa 2019

MediaBeauty

Entries are open for the 2019 Miss Teen Commonwealth SA pageant. Open to girls 16- 19 years old across South Africa. The pageant creates a platform to inspire, mentor and support girls in South Africa. 

Press Release
Perfect Word Consulting

LEADING FROM THE FRONT FOR BUSINESS INSIGHTS THAT TRANSFORM THE ORGANISATION

Information Technology (IT)Current Affairs

The world is constantly evolving. The modern-day business environment has vastly changed and continues to develop at a faster rate every day. With these advancements comes the need for progressive leadership, strong management and innovative thinking from the top. 

Press Release
Perfect Word Consulting

CHANGING THE LANDSCAPE OF PRIVATE SECURITY AND CRIME PREVENTION

Community AffairsSecurity

As criminals and crimes continue to evolve, it is essential that security providers challenge the status quo. 

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Treat employee incapacity with caution

LabourLegal

South Africa’s Labour Relations Act (LRA) sets out clear guidelines that employers must follow when it comes to dealing fairly with cases of employee dismissal for incapacity. Employers cannot simply dismiss an employee for being incapacitated and each case requires careful consideration of all requirements.

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Blind puppy regains sight and gets adopted. Now a patron for Khayelitsha animal clinic

Animal carePets & Petcare

At just 8 weeks of age, Zorg, then named James Bond, was adopted by Lindi Theron from Brackenfell. At just 8 weeks of age, Zorg, then named James Bond, was adopted by Lindi Theron from Brackenfell. At just 8 weeks of age, Zorg, then named James Bond, was adopted by Lindi Theron from Brackenfell. 

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INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE AND THE DIGITAL METHOD

Information Technology (IT)Electronics/Computers

Condition assessment allows public sector agencies to guarantee the delivery of safe, reliable, and efficient service to their constituents.

Press Release

African fintech and agribusiness companies attract interest from investors

Business Media

African private equity and venture capital deal-making in April were dominated by investments in technology companies, particularly fintech and business-to-business platforms, together with encouraging activity in the agribusiness & food sector. 

Press Release
Perfect Word Consulting

FOOD INDUSTRY ALERT: MAINTAINING LISTERIA FREE FACTORIES AND KITCHENS

Education Wellness

In the wake of the listeria outbreak that continues to plague South Africa, it is imperative that manufacturers and wholesalers in the food and beverages industry ensure their factories and kitchens are effectively cleaned and sanitised.

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Change dialogues at upcoming Festival of Learning

Education Exhibitions & Events

SACAP (the South African College of Applied Psychology) has announced that the 7th annual Festival of Learning will be held in Johannesburg on 17th and 18th of May, and in Cape Town on 24th and 25th of May 2018.

Press Release
Perfect Word Consulting

THE CORNERSTONE OF LOSS CONTROL? THE UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATOR

Information Technology (IT)Community Affairs

Many businesses focus their loss control strategies on preventing unwanted elements from getting in from the outside. While this is certainly an important step in securing assets and minimising risk, what if the truly dangerous element has already made itself comfortable within the operations of the organisation?

Press Release
Perfect Word Consulting

DIGITISING INTEGRATED POULTRY

Information Technology (IT)Agriculture

In the fast moving, volatile and critical poultry industry, control over processes within various divisions and sites is essential. Linking different divisions with each other and the business to provide an integrated view of the entire organisation provides accurate insights to ensure better performance. Management via manual processes and Excel spreadsheets simply doesn’t achieve the results needed to remain competitive. 

Press Release
Perfect Word Consulting

HOW TO DRIVE EFFICIENCY, PRODUCTIVITY & PROFIT WITH INFORMATION ALREADY AT HAND

Information Technology (IT)Banking

By their very nature, many businesses operating in the digital era are constantly inundated with massive data sources. 

Press Release
Perfect Word Consulting

SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESS & LOSS CONTROL

Business Current Affairs

South African businesses need a different mindset to address ongoing stock losses and fraud.

Press Release

Henley Africa to award a record R2m worth of scholarships in 2018

Education Business

Henley Business School - Africa (Henley Africa) is delighted to announce the awarding of R2-million worth of scholarships for the 2018 academic year. 

Press Release
Perfect Word Consulting

TECH SUCCESS FOR ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS

Information Technology (IT)Electronics/Computers

Tech Terms defines an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) as “a company that produces hardware to be marketed under another company's brand name”. Earlier this quarter, Tracker Connect (Pty) Ltd was named the SA Qlik Master Reseller OEM Partner of the Year for 2017.

Press Release
Perfect Word Consulting

TRANSFORMING AFRICA, DIGITALLY

Information Technology (IT)Current Affairs

Picture the 1980s businessman dictating an important message for his assistant to type and fax to his client. Time is money – but it certainly seemed to move a little slower a few decades ago. 

Press Release

A picnic for entrepreneurs

Business Exhibitions & Events

Saturday, 7 April 2018 sees the return of Startup Picnic. 

Press Release
Perfect Word Consulting

LOWERING THE “NORMAL” COST OF MAINTENANCE

Information Technology (IT)Electronics/Computers

Considering how maintenance and parts inventories have evolved in recent years, and the increasingly strategic approach to Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), it is apparent that visibility is one of the most important drivers at every step in the manufacturing and plant engineering process.

Press Release
Perfect Word Consulting

THE VALUE OF ON-SITE SECURITY MANAGEMENT

Community AffairsCurrent Affairs

In the security industry, discipline and integrity are critical factors. A United States security expert* recently confirmed that; “the supervision of security guards is the most important and most difficult challenge of a security company.” Guarding is a career that requires a large set of skills – and while guards may be proficient in one area, this does not mean that they are able to deliver on the full skillset required. 

 

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Turkish Airlines to buy at least 50 Airbus, Boeing jets

Business Aviation

Turkish Airlines has confirmed plans to buy at least 50 wide-body aircraft from Airbus and Boeing as the flag carrier ramps up its ambitions ahead of a move to a new Istanbul airport.

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Completion of the combination between Schneider Electric and AVEVA

Business Information Technology (IT)

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of Energy Management and Automation, announced the completion of the combination between AVEVA and the Schneider Electric industrial software business. 

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Newsclip

South African solution lets brands get more out of their social media

Business Media

Newsclip Media Monitoring is making it possible for brands to get all their media coverage, from traditional press coverage to mentions of their brand on social media, in a single, online destination.

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Perfect Word Consulting

PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES IN THE WAKE OF THE LISTERIOSIS OUTBREAK

WellnessCommunity Affairs

Across South Africa, the outbreak of the food-borne disease Listeria has been reported as possibly being the largest outbreak of its kind the world has ever seen. This disease has already claimed more than 170 lives. According to The National Health Laboratory Service, 915 cases of Listeria have been reported since January 2017. Those most vulnerable are young people, the elderly and those with compromised immune systems. 

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Online certification programme to support skills development in roofing

Education Training

In an effort to support skills training and development in the timber construction industry, the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), SAQA-accredited professional body and watchdog for the timber building industry, recently launched its Online Certification Programme.

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GIBS' Acumen magazine celebrates five years

Business Media

The University of Pretoria's Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), in association with publisher Contact Media and Communications, is celebrating Acumen magazine’s fifth anniversary.

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Newsclip

New website and media intelligence solutions from Newsclip

Business Media

2018 brings exciting developments from Newsclip. We’ve transformed our solutions by implementing artificially intelligent technology. Our website has been relaunched to showcase these ever-evolving products.

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Perfect Word Consulting

OVERCOMING AFRICAN MANUFACTURING CHALLENGES

Information Technology (IT)Electronics/Computers

Manufacturers based in South Africa often face unique and intricate operational challenges. From labour unrest to an unstable electrical grid, water shortages, harsh conditions and asset risks, there are various factors to consider, and strategic management is essential. With the right technology, however, these challenges can be overcome for a profitable, seamlessly run manufacturing plant.

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Develop for the bad guys: DevConf expert

Information Technology (IT)Electronics/Computers

As Africa’s youth embrace the development opportunities presented by new technologies and infrastructure, young developers must remain cognizant of the need to build applications with the ‘bad guys’ in mind.