Form vs function:How design aesthetics have evolved in mobile phones

May 15, 2018 7:21 am0 comments
AKHRAM MOHAMED Marketing Director: Huawei Consumer Business Group South Africa

by AKHRAM MOHAMED WHEN cellphones first entered the market in the 1980s, it was obvious that form had been sacrificed on the altar of function. There was nothing remotely aesthetically appealing about the good old ‘brick’, from   its bulky body, to its scrawny pull-out aerial, to its bland black hue. Luckily, the […]

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The COO Dilemma: Making the visionary visible

May 14, 2018 10:57 am0 comments
SAP Africa COO: Mehmood Khan. Photo by Savious-Parker Kwinika, CAJ News Africa

by MEHMOOD KHAN  THE term ‘exponential organisation’ was first introduced in a 2014 book by the Singularity University founding director Salim Ismail and co-authors Michael Malone and Yuri van Geest. An exponential organisation is one governed by an assumption of abundance, where the typical constraints of linear organisations – for […]

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How safe is “safe” when it comes to the cloud?     

May 11, 2018 10:07 am0 comments
How safe is “safe” when it comes to the cloud?     

by TANDO MTINTSILANA LET’S address the invisible elephant in the room – cloud, and the safety debate that goes hand-in-hand with any mention of this new-age concept at the office water cooler. The fear, felt by many, as a result of placing confidential business information and data in the hands […]

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