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The secret sauce of cybersecurity

Who knew that cybersecurity was not about sticking a firewall on the edges of the corporate network? Well it is, but if that’s all you’re doing, you’re already in trouble. At the recent Amazon Web Services (AWS) annual cybersecurity conference, re:Inforce, held in Philadelphia this year, a constant refrain was that cybersecurity is as much about corporate culture as it is about technology.

Pivoting into productivity with artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) may be a topical conversation, but it is proving to be an invaluable time saver and productivity enhancer. In 2023, Microsoft introduced Copilot to a select group of organisations and teams to assess how well the technology reduced their ‘digital debt’ and delivered on their daily productivity and time-saving requirements.

BOOK REVIEW | The Now Habit

Learn how to overcome procrastination and enjoy guilt-free play! One of the most effective programs to combat procrastination, The Now Habit has sold over 100,000 copies, has been translated into 11 languages, and is now revised and updated.

Changing the accounting narrative

The accounting profession may be at a crossroads, but perhaps the choice of direction is one that can reshape the future and its reputation. The challenge facing the accounting profession is nuanced. On one hand, the profession is attracting fewer people and struggling to retain those are in it.

Overcoming resistance to changing your current operating model

Business leaders are not always willing or able to take on the challenge of transforming the existing operating model. They face resistance due to turf wars, internal bureaucracy, legacy working methods, technology debt and corporate politics. In fact, over 31% of business leaders consider resistance to change within their organisation a pivotal barrier to redesigning the operating model.

New management rule: prioritise your team members

As the year that is 2023 heads over the halfway mark, those who have focused on people management over the months prior will likely be thinking of ways to bring even better structures and levels of productivity to the fore, says Charles Edelstein of Executive Placements.

The role of blended learning in advancing the educational system

During the pandemic, many schools around the world were forced to shift from physical to virtual classrooms in a matter of a week. This quickly sparked debate among academics and industry leaders about the tenets of traditional learning versus that of online learning, at a time when education continuity was critical. 

BOOK REVIEW | The Sea Wolves

Detective Isaac Bell battles foreign spies, German U-boats, and an old nemesis to capture a secret technology that could alter the outcome of World War I in the latest adventure in the #1 New York Times bestselling series from Clive Cussler.

Back to class educational trends

The world has largely opened up again after COVID-19. Now it’s time to roll up our sleeves and get down to the business of educating South Africa’s children. And while technology is going to play an important role in helping us overcome the backlogs caused by the pandemic, it’s not a silver bullet that will miraculously transform our education system.

Future food security – sustainable & efficient manufacturing is key

The agricultural sector is vital for the growth of our nation. Despite South Africa’s massive agricultural potential, we do not have enough local production to meet local demand, relying on importers to fill this gap.


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