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Why should there be a focus on data compliance?

Why should there be a focus on data compliance?

Data compliance is an important facet of any business today. For insurers who rely on customer data for product distribution and innovative development of better solutions, meeting the requirements of this regulation is critical. Technology…

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Why should insurance embrace automation?

Why should insurance embrace automation?

The mere mention of the word automation instils fear in the hearts of most employees. But it does not have to be the case. Automation in the workplace can lead to significant opportunities across the…

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Why it is beneficial to consider these common mistakes before committing to Cloud

Why it is beneficial to consider these common mistakes before committing to Cloud

While IDC predicts public Cloud revenue to reach $236 billion by 2020, local companies are still making basic mistakes when investing in Cloud infrastructure. Cloud is more than a decade old now and while the…

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What is the role of Artificial Intelligence in the Future of Work?

What is the role of Artificial Intelligence in the Future of Work?

As the Fourth Industrial Revolution disrupts every facet of our lives, business leaders and HR practitioners face a challenging but exciting time. Technologies such as machine learning and predictive analytics will become core to how…

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HR can contribute to innovation

HR can contribute to innovation

Innovation has become fundamental to the success of companies in knowledge economy. Many companies rely on innovation to create a competitive advantage. Shareholder value, growth, and return on investment tend to be higher for highly…

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Are you addicted to using social media during work hours?

Are you addicted to using social media during work hours?

Apply and encourage responsible practices when it comes to the use of social media. It has become almost impossible in South Africa to not be in close proximity to a person that has a smartphone…

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Why shift to Cloud computing?

Why shift to Cloud computing?

‘Lift-and-shift’ – the classic approach to Cloud migration – means this: take all your existing IT structures, procedures and applications and transfer them to the Cloud. On paper, such an approach seems sensible. Yet, while…

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How new digital platforms will drive growth and jobs across Africa

How new digital platforms will drive growth and jobs across Africa

Many companies, whether they realise it or not, have already taken steps to embed themselves into the digital ecosystems that will drive their growth in future. However, the pace of adopting new digital platforms for…

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What impact does technology have on business culture?

What impact does technology have on business culture?

Building a business is not always easy – apart from worrying about economic conditions, sale trajectories, etc. – you also need to know how to manage people and how to keep them happy. And the…

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What will your job look like in five years’ time?

What will your job look like in five years’ time?

Blockchain technology is revolutionising the financial services industry, additive manufacturing is reengineering product development, and the first autonomous cars are due on the road by 2020. Technology is driving disruption at great pace and it…