Building Bridges between SMEs and Corporates Through ESD

November 14, 2017
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Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) now constitutes 40% of a company’s B-BBEE scorecard and at our recent Thought Leaders, Building Bridges Between SMEs and Corporates Through ESD, Webber Wentzel Partner in Corporate Practice, Adam Ismail, described ESD as an opportunity for a win-win situation. As corporates, we must start investing and putting the hard work.. read more →

AI, Robotics and Automation

November 8, 2017
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According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), by 2025 30% of corporate audits will be performed by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and additional research shows that Digital Transformation is now a priority for most business leaders. At our recent Thought Leaders engagement focussing on AI, Robotics and Automation, forward-thinking business leaders engaged around this topic and.. read more →

Building bridges between SMEs and Corporates through Enterprise and Supplier Development

November 8, 2017
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SA desperately needs jobs and economic development but with government coming under increasing pressure to reduce its wage bill, and the corporate sector similarly pushing for greater efficiency in a recessionary economy, the only remaining hope for job growth is the SME sector. In order to significantly grow SMEs, we need to provide them with.. read more →

Smart water solutions create awareness of consumption patterns

October 25, 2017
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The water crisis in the Western Cape is dire and a recent project by Professor Thinus Booysen, from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Stellenbosch University, has proven that smart meters have a crucial role to play in addressing the city’s water challenges. Some droughts can last for a lengthy period – between.. read more →

Business Unity – “Now is not the time to drop the ball”

November 8, 2017
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Leadership Spotlight – Gareth Hawkey, redPanda Software CEO

November 8, 2017
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Tell us about your company and your role? redPanda Software was formed in 2009 to meet a greater need for the development and support of a wide array of enterprise-level custom software solutions that are tailored to meet client needs. These solutions ensure that our customers are in full control of their software while providing.. read more →

Message from the CEO

November 9, 2017
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As a tumultuous year starts winding down, it becomes clear upon reflection just how important sound leadership is, whether at an organisational or national level. As the body of evidence around State capture continues to mount, and given the sad state of our economy, education system, social services, and SOEs, it is undeniable that Jacob.. read more →

Corporate Shuttles Cutting Congestion

October 13, 2017
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Globally, corporates are experiencing the benefit of their staff getting to work affordably and efficiently using a corporate shuttle service. Shuttling to and from work provides staff the opportunity to work on the commute either to or from the office, rather than spending more than two hours a day behind the wheel. Has your organisation.. read more →

AGM with Bonang Mohale

October 3, 2017
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South Africa is experiencing tumultuous times. Rash decisions by government send markets tumbling, while counter balances through the judiciary and parliamentary committees act as stabilisers. The collective voice of business is now more important than ever before in order to establish the environment which business requires to stimulate growth and investment, as well as the.. read more →

Governance of State-owned Enterprises

September 19, 2017
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State-owned enterprises (SOEs) are once again making headlines for all the wrong reasons. The current state of affairs is increasingly hard to believe, especially given the incredible sums of money being wasted in a country that desperately needs to address rampant poverty. There are however also success stories and it is certain that SOEs have.. read more →