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06 Jul 2020
How to build business continuity in an uncertain world

By: Paulo de Matos, SYSPRO chief product officer The role of procurement is about ensuring that business operations continue like…

How to build business continuity in an uncertain world

By: Paulo de Matos, SYSPRO chief product officer The role of procurement is about ensuring that business operations continue like clockwork no matter how disrupted the business environment is. This involves understanding the current environment as well as foreseeing the potential future environments and preparing for them. The challenge is…

26 Jun 2020
The heavy traffic flooring solution

Transit floor tiles are the ideal heavy-traffic flooring solution for commercial, educational, government, industrial and domestic applications.

The heavy traffic flooring solution

Transit floor tiles are the ideal heavy-traffic flooring solution for commercial, educational, government, industrial and domestic applications.

26 Jun 2020
How the COVID-19 pandemic is changing mining operations in southern Africa

The COVID-19 lockdown is adding impetus to the adoption of technology in mining in a way that is likely to…

How the COVID-19 pandemic is changing mining operations in southern Africa

The COVID-19 lockdown is adding impetus to the adoption of technology in mining in a way that is likely to change the sector quite dramatically. This according to Simon Andrews, managing director at Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology Southern Africa. Border control Within the legal restrictions, Sandvik Mining and Rock…

25 Jun 2020
How to ensure business agility in a pandemic

BY: Neil Birch, CEO at Novus Holdings Business agility is the capability of a business to respond quickly to a…

How to ensure business agility in a pandemic

BY: Neil Birch, CEO at Novus Holdings Business agility is the capability of a business to respond quickly to a changing environment, whether it be internal or external. Qualities of agile businesses include being adaptive, flexible and creative in your response to change without losing momentum (remaining productive) or vision.…

24 Jun 2020
Why choose stainless steel cladding for the kitchen?

Stainless steel modular kitchens will always be on-trend because of the many benefits. Stainless steel is heat resistant and resistant…

Why choose stainless steel cladding for the kitchen?

Stainless steel modular kitchens will always be on-trend because of the many benefits. Stainless steel is heat resistant and resistant to environmental effects such as water, acids and fungus’. The non-porous metal restricts corrosion on the surface and is far more hygienic because it is easy to clean.

15 Jun 2020
Data silos in manufacturing must go

BY: Kari Terho, director and head of Smart Factory at Elisa Corporation When the manufacturing industry emerges out of the…

Data silos in manufacturing must go

BY: Kari Terho, director and head of Smart Factory at Elisa Corporation When the manufacturing industry emerges out of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will see the rapid trend of digitalisation. However, to achieve maximum success manufacturers must finally deal with the challenge of data silos. Data silos are typical in…

02 Jun 2020
Businesses must predict their cashflow to ensure longevity

BY: Lucy Desai – content writer at QuickBooks South Africa According to customer research conducted by accounting software firm QuickBooks…

Businesses must predict their cashflow to ensure longevity

BY: Lucy Desai – content writer at QuickBooks South Africa According to customer research conducted by accounting software firm QuickBooks South Africa, small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) felt unprepared for the severity of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and stated that the three most important factors for them…

01 Jun 2020
How manufacturers can maintain continuity during a global pandemic

BY: Paulo de Matos, SYSPRO chief product officer As COVID-19 lock-downs begin to ease, manufacturers — who are often the…

How manufacturers can maintain continuity during a global pandemic

BY: Paulo de Matos, SYSPRO chief product officer As COVID-19 lock-downs begin to ease, manufacturers — who are often the heart of the economy and contribute just under 14% to South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product — have come to understand the need to urgently adjust their operational strategies, increase agility,…

19 May 2020
Covid-19 shines a spotlight on health and safety in construction

Although the construction industry is known to be at the forefront of risk mitigation, as it follows very strict processes…

Covid-19 shines a spotlight on health and safety in construction

Although the construction industry is known to be at the forefront of risk mitigation, as it follows very strict processes in line with stringent health and safety laws, Covid-19 has highlighted what a critical role safety, health, environment and quality (SHEQ) plays in the sector. As the old adage goes, ignore it…

14 May 2020
Tech trading platform improves fresh produce value chain

AgrigateOne has launched a seamless trading platform that integrates all aspects of the fresh produce value chain into an easy…

Tech trading platform improves fresh produce value chain

AgrigateOne has launched a seamless trading platform that integrates all aspects of the fresh produce value chain into an easy to use technology. Technology plays an increasingly important role across all sectors of the global economy. More recently, this has become evident in the efficiencies it can drive in the…

14 May 2020
Plotting a course for the FMCG manufacturing industry post-Covid-19

Nielsen has plotted a course of future scenarios post-Covid-19 to establish a regeneration path for retailers and manufacturers. The world…

Plotting a course for the FMCG manufacturing industry post-Covid-19

Nielsen has plotted a course of future scenarios post-Covid-19 to establish a regeneration path for retailers and manufacturers. The world is pivoting on an axis of uncertainty right now as many countries, including our own, start the process of moving from restricted living into precautionary living. As a result, there…

05 May 2020
Trending Decorative Ceilings

Ceilings no longer have to be boring. A good way to update the home is to have a feature ceiling.…

Trending Decorative Ceilings

Ceilings no longer have to be boring. A good way to update the home is to have a feature ceiling. The fifth wall can be modernised with these top ceiling design techniques. Dark Ceilings To draw the eye upwards, have a dark ceiling. But don’t dark ceilings make the room…