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Digital disruptors in finance to watch in 2017

Don't fall prey to phishing - expect to see biometrics in the future, like fingerprint detection and retina scanning, as means of fortifying the security of online payment platforms and bank accounts.

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Devil is in the detail: National Minimum Wage

It is vital that employers consider making the requisite representations to the National Minimum Wage Commission on an annual basis regarding any proposed adjustments to the NMW.

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Stop debating competitive collaboration and do it!

Collaboration isn't just about helping the little guys - there's a lot of money to be made in a wholesale product offering by large network operators. It's time to stop debating and get on with it, says Murray Steyn, Internet Solutions.

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Who are resellers’ top enterprise vendors?

One of the trends that emerged from the 2016 Channelwise Awards Changing market dynamics is a shake-up in the vendors selected by South African resellers as their favourite partners.

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Workplace 2020

Why sustainable business still matters

It matters: businesses are urged to take their sustainability efforts further, ensuring that they are communicated effectively, in order to encourage other businesses to follow suit.

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Devil is in the detail: National Minimum Wage

It is vital that employers consider making the requisite representations to the National Minimum Wage Commission on an annual basis regarding any proposed adjustments to the NMW.

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Sustainability

Africa’s energy production value chain potential

According to Greenpeace, there could be around 7.6 million jobs in Africa by 2020 in the renewable energy sector, growing to about 10 million by 2030.

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Cape Town water restrictions a new way of life?

It may come as a surprise to some that globally South Africa is classified as a water-stressed country, with annual rainfall of about 492 millimetres compared to other areas with around 985 millimetres. What's the solution to drought?

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Security & Legal

Digital transformation doesn't happen haphazardly

Companies need to become the masters of how they will deploy, manage and continually evolve their digital services to achieve true transformation, says Charl Ueckermann, CEO at AVeS Cyber Security.

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Cybercrime: Your money may not be refunded

With the variety and sophistication of online financial threats against consumers growing, losses from online fraud, identity theft and hacking are now running at billions a year - and it's not easy to get your money back.

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IT Service Management

SA Telecoms: The race is on . . .

The South African telecommunications industry is due for some serious disruption in 2017 and beyond and telco providers will have to review their business strategies to keep up with a rapidly changing landscape.

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Riverbed sets Maersk sailing on digital journey

Application, network and end user performance monitoring sets a solid foundation for Maersk Line’s digitalisation strategy, says Andy Laurence, Head of Production Services at Maersk Group Infrastructure Services.

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Report-back

Axiz named Enterprise Distributor of Year

The 2016 Channelwise Awards this year marked its sixth year in existence on 8 February, honouring the distributors that South African resellers voted as their favourites over the last three months.

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Close call for SME/Consumer Distributor of the Year

The 2016 Channelwise Awards this year marked its sixth year in existence on 8 February, honouring the distributors that South African resellers voted as their favourites over the last three months.

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Innovation

Big Brother is watching - and he's here to help

“There is growing interest by retailers to make use of network video surveillance for reasons other than traditional safety and security requirements,” says Roy Alves, Business Development Manager, MEA, Axis Communications.

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Brands get into augmented reality in 2017

For prescient South African brands and businesses, AR and VR applications present a unique way in which to reach their consumers through targeted and relevant activation.

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