Speak to employees in their own language
October 22nd, 2015 by Joanne Doyle-Went
In October 2013, international research consultancy Gallup released a study with a shocking statistic: the survey of organisations across 142 countries found that only 13% are engaged at work.
Why measuring innovation like everything else is a bad idea
July 14th, 2015 by Phil Barrett
The economist Joseph Schumpeter is widely credited with coming up with the term ‘creative destruction’. He specialised in studying how companies are formed and go bankrupt, and concluded that “economic progress, in capitalist society, means turmoil”. He passed away in 1950, but his insight seems more relevant than ever today. Digital innovation is completely upending how we do business, and will continue to do so at ever-increasing rates.
Leadership announcement - Valter Adão is the new Leader of Deloitte Digital Africa
June 26th, 2015 by Deloitte Digital SA
Johannesburg, 23 June 2015 – Moving to strengthen its position as the leading digital transformation business, Deloitte Digital Africa has appointed Valter Adão as its new leader. Deloitte Digital has set itself apart by having the capability to engage with clients across strategic and innovative thinking, emerging and exponential technologies and creative design. It also plays a critical role to help organisations remain relevant and prosperous in an economy being redefined by the exponentials of smart technology, robotics, near artificial intelligence and 3-D printing.
Why Agencies are out and digital business transformers are in
June 11th, 2015 by Tim Bishop
Digital disruption is nothing new. City centres everywhere are littered with the ghosts of businesses that have been rendered extinct thanks the rise of technology: an old travel centre that’s now a yoga studio, a movie rental store that now houses a clothing boutique, and of course the way we all now order a taxi. And the internet has famously gutted the news business, with publications dying all over the world.
Lack of effective communication a big challenge in SA mining sector
May 18th, 2015 by Tim Bishop
Advisory firm Deloitte Digital has identified a lack of effective communication among management, coalface employees and organised labour as a major challenge facing the South African mining industry.
Press Release: Deloitte Digital Buys Flow Interactive as Part of its Pan African Digital Expansion
November 14th, 2014 by Deloitte Digital
Deloitte Digital (Africa) has acquired Flow Interactive as it continues to build a fully integrated digital consultancy and agency providing customer-centric digital engagement solutions to its rapidly growing list of clients across Africa.
What you should be doing online to attract new business opportunities
June 30th, 2014 by David Graham
Getting business-to-business (B2B) online marketing right is an art and a science, a combination of multiple factors which involve people, processes and technology. The analogy we like to use is that of an orchestra. The B2B online marketer is the conductor and the people, content, processes and technology required is the orchestra.
Deloitte Digital meshes iBeacon, Hue Light and vouchering technology for retail. The future is now.
June 25th, 2014 by Deloitte Digital SA
Deloitte Digital has created a number of retail based installations using micro proximity, shoppers can be tracked, greeted and their shopping experience enhanced through this latest technology lying embedded in the latest versions of iOs and Android. Without having to have any app running, iBeacon is able to wake the phone up and automatically launch the appropriate app to deliver value added content. In this installation demonstrated at TMT Predictions in South Africa this year, Deloitte Digital highlighted the ability to micro locate products, instantly showing the user product details, reviews and voucher delivery integrated into passbook.
Retail and Digital influence – what are SA retailers waiting for?
May 9th, 2014 by Tim Bishop
As digital starts to become something our local retailers in SA are only really starting to dabble in, and usually are pretty limited in nature, a great study by our colleagues in the US have determined that digital devices’ influence on in-store purchase behavior is growing much faster than anyone could have anticipated. Deloitte’s research in the US shows that today, digital technologies influence 36 percent or $1.1 trillion of in-store retail sales, and this number will likely increase to 50 percent of in-store sales by the end of 2014.