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Vestas to pursue African wind-energy prospects from new Joburg hub

Renewable Energy

SA banks maintain appetite for renewable energy projects

Toward a circular economy: Philips CEO Frans van Houten

A new economic model is helping the Dutch manufacturer improve its resource efficiency and financial attractiveness.<p><b>Two years ago,</b> we decided to …

Standard Bank, Massmart set up R20m assistance facility for BEE contractors

Finance

Treasury’s procurement chief outlines far-reaching reform agenda

Australian junior applies for right to explore for shale gas in Karoo

Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm starting to supply electricity to Eskom

EY Consulting

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Nedbank Capital weighing options for R18bn renewables portfolio

Renewable Energy

Renewables developer sets up capital-raising arm

Renewable Energy

Leading When You Don’t Have Formal Authority

Whether you’re a manager, a frontline worker, or an independent contractor, at one time or another you’ve surely had to influence, or even improve, the performance of people who don’t formally report to you. Experience in all three roles has taught me some basic principles about leading without …

Performance Management and the Pony Express

Microsoft has decided to dump the practice of rating individuals’ performance on a numerical scale – a decision I applauded in a recent post. I argued that such rating systems don’t accomplish the task managers expect from them, which is to accelerate the performance of their people. At best, they …

How Apple's iBeacon Will Change Everything For Retail Analytics

The experience of shopping in a brick-and-mortar store hasn’t changed much during the past 100 years: Consumers walk into a store, find the items they want, pay for the items and then lug their purchases out of the store in a shopping bag or cart.<p>But in-store experiences are on the cusp of a …

Metering specialist offers local municipalities water loss solution

Hartbeespoort dam remedial programme succeeding

Sasol, GE open water-treatment pilot plant

Snorkeling

Metering specialist offers local municipalities water loss solution

Water

Absa commits R10.8bn to REIPPPP round 3 projects

Renewable Energy

The natural resource T-junction in Mozambique

By Antonio Macheve Junior<p>Since the beginning of the current decade, Mozambique has and continues to be a key destination for foreign direct …

Enormous strides made in 20 years of freedom, but more to be done

South Africa

Startup helps merchants track customer behaviour through WiFi

What if there was a way of counting people as they entered a store that didn't involve making them walk through a metal turnstile? What if, moreover, there was a way of telling where in the store they lingered, what time they arrived and how long they stayed before they left? You'd need to convince …

Banks Use Big Data To Understand Customers Across Channels

Several large U.S. banks are using big data primarily to understand how customers use their different channels, such as branches, online, mobile, call centers and ATMs, according to a recent study by Thomas Davenport and Jill Dyché at the International Institute for Analytics working with SAS …

To Go from Big Data to Big Insight, Start with a Visual

Although data visualization has produced some of the most captivating artistic displays in recent memory, some of which have found their way into exhibits at the New York Museum of Modern Art and countless art installations around the world, business leaders are asking: is data visualization …