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INDUSTRYUPDATE

09 March 2021

Transform SA’s transport, energy and water assets in 2021

Properly managed assets save time and money, enabling service delivery to all levels of the economy



It’s time to make the business case for gender equality

March 8, 2021

As individuals, families and organisations around the world come together to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, many will focus on the ‘human’ element: celebrating women’s achievements, fundraising for female-focused charities, and raising awareness about women’s equality, writes Caroline Berns, Head of Talent Acquisition, Ericsson Middle East and Africa.



Harnessing technology, automation in a pandemic to help grow economies

March 8, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a unique set of challenges within the mining industry and the rest of the world, writes Dr Nombasa Tsengwa, Managing Director: Minerals at Exxaro Resources.



Importance of future proof network infrastructure when deploying IIoT

March 8, 2021

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, is urging manufacturers, producers and other commercial organisations to maximise the potential of the industrial internet of things (IIoT) by using innovative technology to create a common networking platform.



Higher ROI, lower risks when the people side of change is managed

March 8, 2021

Companies that prioritise their employees’ change journeys during digital transformation projects, such as the remote working initiatives seen in 2020, are less exposed to risk and more likely to realise the return on their investments.



Space planning, cyber security and smart solutions for WFH

March 8, 2021

More and more people are operating remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic, resulting in high office vacancy rates. In the face of this, the sustainability of the facilities management industry hinges on its ability to deploy smart solutions to manage work from home strategies, space planning, security and utilities management.



Cryptocurrency a primary concern for tax authorities

March 3, 2021

There are many South Africans who have made investments into cryptocurrency, and we see all types of traders and investors on a daily basis, writes Thomas Lobban, Legal Manager, Cross-Border Taxation at Tax Consulting South Africa.



Think tech, STEM when you #ChooseToChallenge career options

March 3, 2021

As the CEO of AgendaWorx and founder of inSite Innovative Education Solutions (Pty) Ltd, Zeldeen Muller understands the importance of innovation in technology as perhaps few can – from personal experience as a woman, a colleague and a manager.



External advisors grow family-run businesses quicker than relatives

March 3, 2021

Bringing in external advisors to run family businesses may do little for family harmony and gatherings but it can make a substantial difference to a balance sheet, according to new research by PwC, INSEAD and  AvS – International Trusted Advisors.



Gaming our way towards better understanding the Covid-19 vaccine

March 3, 2021

Glenn Gillis, CEO of Sea Monster, says the global rollout of COVID-19 vaccines is gearing up to be the largest, fastest and most difficult vaccination programme in history.



Tradeoff between productivity, security while mitigating internal risks

March 3, 2021

The Cost of Insider Threats Report by IBM indicates that the overall damage by negligent or malicious employees totals $11.45 million. Whereas intentional insider criminals cause only 14% of the accidents, their damage adds up to $4.08 million—almost a third of the whole sum.