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Medical scheme body endorses SA’s telemedicine tweaks

The Board of Healthcare Funders welcomes the decision to broadly permit medical practitioners to use telehealth platforms to treat patients.


Remote working success depends on people, not just tech

As painful as the pandemic is, it presents an opportunity to test and fine-tune remote working, from the technology aspects, to the HR considerations.


UN Broadband Commission puts digital cooperation into action

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Remote working in the time of COVID-19

Without a fast and reliable network, remote working becomes impossible, says Ernest Mavhunga, senior server and network engineer at TechnoChange Solutions.


COVID-19 drives businesses to the cloud

It has taken a global health crisis to show how cloud computing can help companies to survive and thrive with remote workforces.

1 Apr

SA’s mobile marketing start-up Mobiz gets R18m funding

Mobiz will use the investment to fund expansion as it looks to grow its footprint in the US and Europe.


Business: Staying InTouch amid quarantine (and thereafter)

When security, regulation and governance are key, organisations are under obligation to manage their communications and business processes in a responsible manner, says Karl Nimmo, founder and CEO of InTouch.


JSE debuts virtual AGMs for shareholder engagements

As the country works to contain COVID-19, the bourse launches what it says is the first fully remote and Web-based shareholder meeting of its kind in SA.

31 Mar

When home is the new office: How business can keep operating in crisis times

With the latest affordable and simple to use video meeting solutions, it’s easier than ever to support remote workers while maintaining a connected corporate culture.


Adapting call centres to the health crisis

Deploying VOIP technology is the best strategy to stabilise businesses and assist customers in their most desperate situations.

25 Mar

Zoom downloads explode during COVID-19 crisis

As more people are forced to work remotely, the video conferencing and online meetings platform witnesses a dramatic surge in downloads.


Tips for working remotely

These include open and regular communication, implementing flexible working arrangements using technology, and clarifying team objectives and individual roles, says Barbi Goldblatt, Regional Executive, Netsurit.