Technology brought worlds together at Comic Con Africa

We decided to examine how modern technology can create bridges between people, business and entertainment. The author was an attendee at Comic Con Africa, the first such convention to be held on our shores, taking place in Johannesburg on 14-16 September 2018. Armed only with a weekend pass and a data bundle for his mobile [...]

By |2018-09-20T14:36:01+00:00September 20th, 2018|Blog, General|

ICT – Prepare the children for tomorrow

Previous posts have tackled both tertiary education initiatives as well as learning during your professional career. But we cannot overlook planning for a future. And that future, as most will agree, belongs largely to the following generations. There's stacks of material out there that covers the topic of what you should be teaching your offspring [...]

By |2018-08-24T08:38:53+00:00August 21st, 2018|General|

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+00:00December 13th, 2017|Blog, General, Industry Trends|

Creating a harmonious workload balance

What is balance, and why should you aim for it? Suppose for a moment you are standing in a square room, with tables in each of the four corners. On each table sits one of your goals: something that you want to achieve, acquire or reach. With this scenario in mind, how would you know [...]

By |2017-08-10T12:35:05+00:00August 10th, 2017|Blog, General|

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+00:00July 7th, 2017|Industry Trends|

Creating a successful company strategy

Strategy is one of the most vital elements to planning a successful business approach. Consider this: a good strategy bridges goals, vision, values and operations management. As a result, you should be meticulous when the time comes to discuss it. Probably fewer than half of the companies out there have a well-defined approach to strategic [...]

By |2017-08-18T11:33:02+00:00February 13th, 2017|General|

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+00:00January 12th, 2017|General, Industry Trends|

Managing client-facing events

Our recent successful official launch of our Managed Services portfolio taught us several important lessons about corporate events. Short of an event planning company or a department dedicated to this, few SMEs inherently have the skills for full-out event management. As a result, this shortfall is thus often covered by applying more work hours and [...]

By |2016-12-14T08:19:01+00:00December 14th, 2016|General|

IPv6: What’s the deal and how to get started

The connected world is rapidly running out of assignable IPv4 addresses. According to a calculator by APNIC (the regional Internet registry for Asia and the Pacific) blogger Geoff Huston, most geographical areas have exhausted their IPv4 address pool. The African Internet community, whose addresses are managed by Regional Internet Registry Afrinic, is slated to run [...]

By |2016-10-17T09:39:59+00:00September 20th, 2016|Blog, General, Industry Trends|
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