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NEARLY 6 MILLION JOBS IN SA AT RISK UNLESS INDUSTRY STARTS TO AGGRESSIVELY RESKILL EMPLOYEES

Instead of worrying that technology will soon eliminate countless low-tier jobs, companies should start reskilling their workers now to avoid large-scale retrenchments.

Sep 24, 2019

BPO SECTOR COULD SPUR JOB GROWTH AND FOREX INFLUX

With South Africa’s unemployment figures continuing to rise and the rand remaining weak against the US dollar, it is a good time to explore the investment potential of sectors that could benefit from earning foreign exchange and create jobs for many of the country’s youth.

Aug 29, 2019

TO PROACTIVELY REDRESS BLACK BUSINESS PARTICIPATION IN THE ECONOMY, FOCUS ON DEMAND AND NOT SUPPLY

The public sector needs to afford South African black businesses opportunities that will ensure the sustainability and self-reliance of the country, says Jasco’s Managing Director in the Business Development Sector, Thapelo Petje.

Aug 29, 2019

VIOCE BIOMETRIC PRESS STATEMENT

It is my pleasure to address you all this morning. I am painfully aware that it is, for many organisations, a tired cliché when they refer to staff as the organisation’s most valuable asset.

Jun 18, 2019

LINKED-IN POST: JASCO SEES LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL

It’s difficult to see light at the end of the tunnel when the national utility switches the lights off on a regular basis due to grid supply constraints, but some companies are finding a bright side to the current energy crisis.

Mar 30, 2019

PROTECTING YOUR BUSINESS FROM THE PERIL OF POWER CUTS

With much more load-shedding still to be endured before the national utility can recover from the darkness over a long period of time, no one can afford to ignore this serious risk to business continuity.

Mar 30, 2019

THE RISE AND RISE OF OUTSOURCING

As more and more IT companies chose to outsource their IT hardware and network requirements, your company should probably be doing it too.

Feb 27, 2019

DATAVOICE ACHIEVING SUCCESS IN INTERNATIONAL MARKETS

Within the scenario of tough economic realities in the local market, DataVoice says its expansion opportunities lie offshore and it will leverage already strong relationships with offshore partners to achieve significant growth.

Feb 4, 2019

SOCIAL MEDIA STEALS THE POWER FROM TELECOMS OPERATORS

The non-stop growth of social media is threatening the future of African telecoms operators, with companies like Google now building their own networks instead of relying on the existing infrastructure, says Eckart Zollner, head of business development for JSE-listed ICT group Jasco.

Nov 13, 2018

JASCO DELIVERS STEADY RESULTS IN TOUGH MARKET CONDITIONS

Third year of being profitable in volatile conditions.
Jasco Electronics Holdings Limited (Jasco) today announced results for the year to 30 June 2018.

Sep 26, 2018

PROMOTE INDUSTRIES THAT CAN RAPIDLY CREATE SKILLED LABOUR TO BRIC AND THE WORLD

The trillion Rand investment target that the country seeks to attract should be spread across industries that have the potential to create a large skilled work force, says Andre Schoeman-executive at JSE listed group Jasco.

Jul 26, 2018

INNOVATIONS IN FIBRE ROLL-OUT PREPARE THE GROUND FOR 5G

Innovative services that are being delivered via high fibre bandwidth are being matched by less visible, but equally vital, innovations in how that fibre is deployed.

DON'T FEAR THE 4IR, EMBRACE THE OPPORTUNITIES IT USHERS IN

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is already having a hugely disruptive effect on all aspects of our lives but will arguably have the most profound impact on how we work, where we work from and the type of work we do.

CUSTOMER EXPECTATION DRIVE CLOSURE OF BANK BRANCHES

Standard Bank’s proposed closure of 104 branches across the country by the end of June is nothing more than a natural progression, as banks – both locally and internationally – embark on a digital transformation journey that will completely change the face of modern banking.