The first stage of worry for a big company in a very modern world is when someone says something like “Facebook IS social media” or “Google IS the Internet”.  At that point you’ve become so big that you risk becoming irrelevant.  A century ago becoming irrelevant took a while.  Today it’s measured in months, perhaps […]

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    I have just completed work on my new keynote presentation: 2020 Vision       I debuted it with great success over 3 days at the International Franchise & Entrepreneurs Expo at the Sandton Convention Centre.  It is now ready for presentation at your next conference! Here is a brief overview:  By 2020 […]

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This article first appeared in Business Tech on 5 May. 12 years ago there was an ongoing debate about the value of open internet access in the workplace.  Many corporates did not allow personnel access to the Internet in the workplace.  Then it was restricted access for the few who “actually needed it”. After all, […]

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On Tuesday the Deputy Minister of Communications, Stella Tembisa Ndabeni, delivered a speech on  “Building ICT infrastructure for South Africa’s advancement in the knowledge and digital economy”. See the report on this speech at BussinesTech. There was a quote that got my attention: “It is high time that we use these networks for development. For example, […]

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Every now and then someone will say something on Twitter that has an impact with me.  I saw such a tweet last week.  I only wish I had favourited it because I’ve been thinking about it all week and it has brought me to this article.  Now I can’t credit this sage person who made […]

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