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Technology makes financial services more affordable

By Sebastian Commin, Specialist: Digital Enablement at Alexander Forbes Retail. We live in a world where information is at our fingertips. You can book a ride, order food and plan an entire holiday on your phone. Technology is changing the way we live, with a massive impact on how we build products to meet this […]

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Top trends for 2015

By Ben Wagner, Head of NATIVE VML Cape Town Trends are a bit like spending a dreamy, sunny day at the beach. The next thing you know you have a drenched towel and phone. High tide and trends work like that. Here are 10 things you need to know before the water hits you in […]

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Harnessing Africa’s opportunities

At a speech in Ghana, US president Barack Obama said: “The 21st century will be shaped by what happens not just in Rome or Moscow or Washington, but by what happens in Accra, as well.” Africa is on the rise economically, and has been for the past few years. During the last decade, Africa has […]

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Automated compliance is a bottom-line benefit

South Africa has an unpleasant reputation of being a crime-ridden society. Despite this image, when it comes to corporate governance and securities regulations, the country does not have to take a back seat to anyone.   The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is home to over 400 companies which produce financial statements every six months for […]

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Hazards of getting connected

Over the past two years, South African Internet users have seen reduced prices for bandwidth from Internet service providers (ISPs) across the board. This is largely thanks to the increased – and cheaper – bandwidth resulting from the landing of the Seacom cable, as well as infrastructural investments on the part of many of the […]

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Can businesses afford to close in December?

Creating opportunities for 2011 With world economies collapsing and companies struggling to survive the recession, can they really afford to close for a month over December ? Unlike before, companies are now using all available resources to ensure their sustainability, but they also need to consider alternative methods to help increase their revenues and establish […]

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Tax benefit makes budgeting easy

In response to the latest budget speech, Paper to Digital Storage Solutions (P2D) has introduced a cost effective solution that is 100 percent tax deductable. The all-in-one document management solution enables companies to convert paper-based documents into tamperproof electronic documents, making them accessible from anywhere across the globe. The Company’s CEO Dawid Jacobs says P2D […]

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SAP now available on monthly subscription

Local SAP® BUSINESS All-in-One Partner, SCT Services, has announced a new licensing and delivery option for SAP® BUSINESS All-in-One (SAP BAiO) solutions. The new hosted and subscription-based delivery model is designed to help midsize companies obtain a world-class business application with a lower up-front cost by eliminating the capital outlay traditionally required for acquiring software […]

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