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OUR CLIENT, STRIATA, ON THE IMPACT OF CHATBOTS AND MACHINE LEARNING ON COMMUNICATION

  Customer communication is evolving faster than ever. Where paper-based communications sent through the mail were once the norm, almost everything is now done electronically across a range of channels. Two technologies that are set to have a particularly big impact going forward are chatbots and machine learning. Evolving chatbots Chatbots are, simply put, pieces […]
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WE’RE HIRING A PR SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER – CAPE TOWN

Job description Irvine Partners is looking for a creative, dedicated, hardworking and capable PR Senior Account Manager to work on some of the biggest brands in South Africa. Experience with hospitality brands is a major plus. The job includes, but is not limited to developing strategies for clients, creating tacticals and editorial calendars, writing pitches and […]
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OUR CLIENT, SWEEPSOUTH’S CO-FOUNDER ON WHY ITS IMPORTANT FOR SA YOUTH TO EMBRACE ENTREPRENEURSHIP

CAPE TOWN – Young people need to create businesses that would impact on unemployment, access to quality education and social cohesion, in order to improve the country. This is according to Aisha Pandor, co-founder and chief executive of SweepSouth, a national home cleaning service. During a panel discussion at the Africa Travel Summit, taking place […]
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OUR CLIENT, 10X INVESTMENTS, ON HOW FUND MANAGERS HAVE FAILED TO DELIVER GOOD RETURNS TO PENSION FUNDS

You shouldn’t blame the ANC, or the Guptas for that matter, if your pension fund has done badly over the last 10 years, no matter what you read in the media, says Steven Nathan, founder and chief executive of 10X Investments. “We know that South Africa is not currently in a great place, economically or […]
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OUR CLIENT, AIRBNB, HAS SUPPORTED 22 000 JOBS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Airbnb has announced that Airbnb in SA has supported 22 000 jobs and has had an economic impact of $648 million in the past year alone. Speaking at a three-day summit in Cape Town which it is hosting, head of global policy and public affairs, Chris Lehane said its latest economic impact report had indicated […]