Crypto: the hype and the profits

Recent headlines around cryptocurrencies have steered away from its mesmerising mystery and shed light on the inevitable risks surrounding an unregulated financial asset. By Wiehann Olivier, CA (South Africa) and partner at Mazars South Africa From Ponzi schemes to...

Digital entrepreneurship in a digital economy

With a shift away from physical commerce, consumers are increasingly taking their daily activities online. This shift has resulted in new opportunities for emerging digital entrepreneurs to reap the dividends from digital and grow in the digital economy. By Tonny...

What you need to know about overtime and remote working

Over the past six months, the Covid-19 pandemic has reshaped the way many organisations operate and how they manage their workforces. By Yolandi Esterhuizen, registered tax practitioner & compliance manager at Sage Africa & Middle East Many businesses were not...

Print, imaging and document recovery complex but encouraging

The initial economic impacts of the global pandemic are emerging and the production, direct-to-garment (DTG), and large and wide format sectors are among the many that have taken a hiding. By By Chris de Beer, Africa regional manager at Infosource Some of the major...

Embrace a circular economy from today

The world is changing — but how it changes is largely up to all of us. By Chris Buchanan, Client Solutions Director Dell Technologies South Africa Here’s what we know for sure: the global population is set to grow to a total 8.5 billion by 2030. By that time, 3...

Open letter to big business: stop ticking the hunger box

World Hunger Day sees many Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives take flight. Teams of employees pack boxes full of non-perishable goods for hungry communities and share their good work on social media. This is an open letter to business from the Institute...

Massive cost savings with circular economy

Sustainability has become a major focus in many industries across the globe, especially in the tech space. By Xperien ITAD specialist Bridgette Vermaak This has given rise to the circular economy, a concept for those businesses seeking to transform their practices...

From the botnets to phishing: the new threat landscape

An unforeseeable shift in network structures and attack strategies was dropped on the cybersecurity industry in 2020. By Aamir Lakhani, senior security strategy at Fortinet As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to take its toll on organisations and individuals around the...

Lean into the new normal

Businesses in South Africa have had a bumpy ride this year. What started as a year like any other, with modest economic growth, became an unprecedented rising tide of crises with economic contraction on the horizon. by Canninah Mapena, MD of Rockwell Automation...

Customer privacy is part of the experience

Customer privacy is under the spotlight as South Africa follows in the footsteps of Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other privacy regulations that have come into effect across the globe. By Paula Sartini, founder and CEO of BrandQuantum...