Data quality matters

When you process large amounts of data, it's the quality thereof that has the greatest impact on your organisation. It is thus imperative to train yourself and your staff to care about data quality. Do this from the first step, and prevent adverse effects from poor information.   Get your data right from the beginning [...]

By | 2018-06-19T11:55:16+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Blog, Industry Trends|

Organisational transparency

In 2014, an article published in the Journal of Management defined the behaviour of transparency. It was termed as "the perceived quality of intentionally shared information from a sender". You will find a myriad of online and offline resources relating to such behaviour. Furthermore, they all point to a strong culture of good corporate governance. [...]

By | 2018-06-08T12:14:08+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Blog, Industry Trends|

Forward strategy: the next level

You've laid the foundation, set the bar and let everyone know what the organisation is in store for. What's left is your forward strategy - building continuity and achieving your vision, one step at a time.   What is forward strategy? At its most basic, forward strategy refers to the second ongoing part of the [...]

By | 2017-12-20T09:13:31+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Blog, General, Industry Trends|

Hosted services, mobility and time – lessons in efficiency

Making best use of hosted services means not only being able to work remotely, but managing your time better. The idea is to maximise available time for productive outputs. Working from anywhere via reliable connectivity is only the start. You also need to consider the most applicable tools for your requirements.   Hosted services are [...]

By | 2017-12-05T16:47:04+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Blog, Industry Trends|

Managed Services creates partners

It's a tricky proposition to enlist a Managed Services provider, but most businesses aren't fully understanding why this is so. Furthermore, there is still a bit of uncertainty as to what it is all about. What Managed Services isn't really about It is far easier to begin with this, as it involves concepts most professionals [...]

By | 2017-07-10T07:20:17+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Industry Trends|

Communicate business strategy to staff for enhanced effects

Your company strategy may be the brainchild of your best strategic minds. It may even be the best possible path forward. But it probably won't come to a proper fruition unless everyone comprehends and accepts it. Why business strategy is for everyone to know You will struggle to move forward as a company if you [...]

By | 2017-06-09T15:07:20+00:00 June 9th, 2017|General, Industry Trends|

Flexitime – it’s about planning and trust

One cannot underestimate building trust and utilising it in creative ways to boost both performance and satisfaction. The result? Most often, a lot of happiness. Where you start is less important than starting In October last year, we opened up about how employers could help cut down on traffic congestion. While it is impractical to [...]

By | 2017-06-05T08:57:24+00:00 April 12th, 2017|General, Industry Trends|

Soft skills: hiring for the best company fit

Roughly 18 months ago, we wrote about why soft skills are becoming as much of a commodity as knowledge-based skills. Due to this trend, more hiring opportunities worldwide consider these skills than ever before. We take a look at how you can leverage this movement into a powerful force which works to your benefit. Soft [...]

By | 2017-04-05T08:58:43+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Blog, Industry Trends|

Financial literacy – something for all staff

The notion of providing a sound understanding of basic financial literacy is not new. It is, however, a notion that grows in importance, as finances permeate further and further downwards within company structures. In addition, individuals can use what they learn from work-based sources to aid them in their private lives. Financial literacy under the [...]

By | 2017-01-12T14:09:05+00:00 January 12th, 2017|General, Industry Trends|

Sustainable enterprises – building for tomorrow

A sustainable venture is not just a long-lasting one. Providing the means for sustainability from the onset offers advantages and opportunities to other future ventures. In addition, it's the socially responsible course to take. Modern society and the integration of ICT We live in a data-driven society. Data is growing at an exponential rate, more [...]

By | 2016-11-18T11:00:03+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Blog, Industry Trends|
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