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Tech

Rolling out new tech? Get to know your customer first

- May 12, 2022 4 MIN READ

Socrates’ secret to a happy life was to ‘know thyself’, but in the world of digital product creation the secret is ‘know thy customer’. No amount of tech can help you achieve scale unless you get to know your customer first, writes Ben Lipschitz, CEO and cofounder of FoodByUs. Technology can do amazing things, but it… Read more »

Business Advice

The technology industry needs to approach small business with more humility if it wants to succeed

- January 15, 2021 4 MIN READ

The ecosystem of technology companies and startups stands out for its intense competition, rapid scaling, and an often cut-throat, growth-at-all costs environment. It is an industry that did relatively well over the pandemic, while many others faced existential threats under the cloud of a global recession. The imposition of remote work and the rapid shift of traditional… Read more »

Features

Five key tools that will make your workplace truly modern

- June 23, 2020 3 MIN READ

Organisations have evolved far beyond the anonymous cubicles and corner offices of the past. The workplace is now anywhere employees are located and, with a modern workplace, organisations can facilitate secure collaboration that empowers employees to work in ways that let them achieve their potential, writes Jaen Snyman, practice manager, modern workplace, Empired. A great… Read more »

Features

The global enabler: The technology you need to take your business to the world

- April 16, 2019 3 MIN READ

Technology is enabling small businesses to connect with customers on a global scale like never before. Charles Heunemann, Managing Director and VP Asia Pacific for Natterbox, discusses how the accessibility of cloud-based infrastructure is changing how we do business. As Sir Richard Branson famously said: “No new business is worth starting in these times unless… Read more »