The importance of acknowledged certificates for online courses

July 20, 2017 7:49 am9 comments
The importance of acknowledged certificates for online courses

By JENS ISCHEBECK- FURNISHING one’s CV with a list of qualifications is essential to getting ahead in many sectors of the economy. This holds true throughout the world, including in Africa. Receiving a verified, acknowledged certificate for an online course makes that course a much more powerful tool in the eyes of employers. […]

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Bond Investment, is your portfolio actively involved?

July 14, 2017 2:50 pm9 comments
James Turp is a Portfolio Manager at Absa Active Asset Management

By James Turp FIXED income is a crucial cornerstone of any financial plan to grow long-term wealth. Bonds have, historically been the more stable investment choice, rewarding investors based on the term to maturity and the issuers credit risk. Government bonds have often been referred to as ‘risk free’ since governments […]

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Cloud value proposition reaches critical mass

July 11, 2017 3:58 pm60 comments
Kabelo Makwane, Managing Director  of the Accenture Cloud First business in South Africa.

By KABELO MAKWANE A NUMBER of recent developments in the broader information and communication technology (ICT) sector have converged, signifying a massive step change for cloud computing in the country. Of great importance, has been the aggressive expansion of terrestrial fibre networks across South Africa’s major metros by numerous infrastructure […]

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