South African CEOs zone in on automation, tech at forefront
Local chief executives in tech, telecoms and healthcare are more confident about medium-term growth compared to their peers in other industries, PwC’s CEO survey results show.
Disruption in Africa’s workforce presents opportunities aplenty for business leaders – PwC Africa report
Companies that innovatively rethink their organisational design in a digitally enabled world will have a competitive advantage by attracting a diverse workforce.
CEO pessimism over global growth reaches record high
A record 53% of CEOs globally predicted a decline in the rate of economic growth in 2020, and only 22% projected a rise, says Dion Shango, CEO of PwC Africa.
Cyberspace, skills conundrum top threats for CEOs
PwC’s latest survey reveals the threats giving CEOs sleepless nights, indicating CEO pessimism over global growth at a record high.
Automation to replace two-thirds of banking jobs
Machine learning, robots and artificial intelligence are expected to replace two out of every three jobs in the global banking sector, says Forrester.
5.7m local jobs at risk due to automation
A third of local jobs are at risk, with both white- and blue-collar workers in the firing line, says Accenture.