Industry Updates: November 2015

Hardware-based videoconferencing still has a place in a market | 30 Nov 2015

The rapid expansion of the market for software-based videoconferencing and tele-presence solutions has not yet (and will most probably never) replace the need for dedicated, room-based solutions among mid-sized and large South African organisations. more

The frog in the Pot | 30 Nov 2015

The media landscape is unrecognisable. Consumers now spend more time with digital media (in whatever shape) than ever before. Facebook announced this week that they have in excess of 13 million users in South Africa, of which 8 million log on daily. more

WNS takes top BPO company title at industry awards | 30 Nov 2015

WNS Global Services South Africa, a leading global business process outsourcing company, received top honours at the 2015 BPESA Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) National Awards gala event, which took place on Saturday, 28 November at the GrandWest Market Hall. more

Globetom provides Klein Karoo with innovative marketing solution | 30 Nov 2015

Globetom has provided an innovative solution for Klein Karoo Seed Marketing (KKSM) Zambia, an Agribonus client, to assist them in collecting customer information in the informal, prepaid market they operate in. This was done through an SMS competition enabled by Globetom’s GP3 and iWin solutions. more

Aygo Back On Screen With New TVC From FCB Joburg | 30 Nov 2015

Titled ‘Make Your Mark’, the advert is an entertaining 60-second spot that drives the extensive print, press, out-of-house and digital elements making up the rest of the campaign. more

Reminder: 2016 AMASA Workshop Countdown | 30 Nov 2015

Next year’s workshop sees a new and exciting format. The jam packed workshop will begin on the 18th February and will be made up of two days of intensive learning around the nuts and bolts of Media Planning, Strategy and a snapshot view of the Media Landscape. more

A Human Crisis | 30 Nov 2015

The negative news coverage surrounding the Syrian refugees in Europe created social tensions globally. The media has an important impact on the lives of asylum seekers and their level of integration into society. Some argue that the media has dehumanised refugees and created a false crisis. more

Creativity Flourishes Where Magic Lives | 30 Nov 2015

The PromaxBDA Awards recognises the talent that assists broadcasters to attract and retain viewers. Held annually, it brings together the most creative minds in marketing, promotion production and advertising in the region to celebrate the best the industry has to offer. more

Showcase: The best African photography of 2015 | 30 Nov 2015

In a flurry and frenzy, 2015 draws to a close. Another year peppered with major local and international milestones, all followed, shared and amplified through social and traditional media. more

Bookmark Awards 2016: Platform, Publishing and Special Honours | 30 Nov 2015

With the deadline for entries to the prestigious IAB SA Bookmark Awards extended to 30 November, digital marketers have one last opportunity to enter and do battle for the industry’s most coveted awards across eight categories, of which the Platform category is one. more