Syenap – a global top 20 ‘most promising CEM solution provider’
Oct12

Syenap – a global top 20 ‘most promising CEM solution provider’

Syenap, a leading analytics solution provider for customer experience management, is the only South African company to be selected as one of the ‘20 Most Promising CEM Solution Providers 2017’ by CIOReview, a global magazine for information officers that bridges the gap between enterprise IT vendors and buyers. Johannesburg-based Syenap, which is described by CIOReview as “transforming the way businesses connect with customers by...

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Distance Learning: Is It An Option For You?
May30

Distance Learning: Is It An Option For You?

South Africa’s tough economic conditions, combined with limited space at public universities, is seeing thousands of students opt for distance learning annually. Students who need to earn while they learn, and people already in employment who need to upskill to boost their career prospects, consider distance learning an effective way to further their education. But distance learning comes with very unique challenges, and anyone...

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MCM| Evans Parson, founder and MD of IB Soccer
Aug22

MCM| Evans Parson, founder and MD of IB Soccer

By: Sandy Nene Evans Parson is building his own dream – a dream that brings together his passion for soccer, his significant entrepreneurial skills, his training as a journalist, and his belief in digital media. This dynamic young man’s vision has resulted in the establishment of IB Soccer, a new media platform that’s keeping fans coming back to the site again and again. Parson, who is 29 and single, grew up in Nelspruit before moving...

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OfLocal – The Best Of Everything
Jan20

OfLocal – The Best Of Everything

By: Sandy Nene OfLocal, launched November 2015, acts as a reliable consumer-generated information website that provides users with useful insight on location and venue specific information, while it simultaneously offers all local businesses location-based listings. These insights are generated by means of lists that ultimately consists of the ‘10 Best (hotels, views, restaurants, etc.) in (Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, etc.). The...

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Announcement: There Is A Shortage Of Candy Floss Days
Sep28

Announcement: There Is A Shortage Of Candy Floss Days

By: Colleen Qvist You know those days when you float along on a cloud – a pink fluffy cloud? Nothing upsets you. There are no traffic jams, no waiting, no irritations and no stress. The boss is very nice and thanks you for your contribution, your children do not fight with each other and you do not trip over the dog’s toys or the cat. You do not spend ages looking for something and you are content in the knowledge that you look...

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Why You Should Fire Some Clients
Aug10

Why You Should Fire Some Clients

By: Denise Sherman The customer is not always right. Sometimes a customer is just a jerk that we put up with because we need his or her money. It’s what we do, but should we? Selling to the wrong kind of client can have a devastating effect on your business. They sap your time and energy. They negotiate you down to profit margins so slim they could win “The Biggest Loser”. While cutting a client loose sounds like bad business, it’s...

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