[Rod Baker] NEWSWATCH: Jeremy Clarkson done it again, this time on the subject of babies and aircraft, reports IOL, and we have a couple of YouTube videos, one courtesy The Citizen, for you on close encounters of a different kind - including a demonstration that elephants break windows, and booze and these giants are not a good mix (video).
[Justin Lee] In this article, the second in a series of four articles where we explore how the use of mobile devices by employees in businesses represents the convergence of personal and corporate needs, we will examine the behavioural patterns of mobile users, in order to truly understand the mobile risks associated.
[Yaron Assabi] While over the years the main objective of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) - customer retention - hasn't changed, it must be said that the strategic implementation and platforms certainly continue to evolve, as they should, and today mobility is driving this evolution.
[Ashley Truscott] In the past two weeks I have received numerous unsolicited text messages and emails. What boggles my mind is how the organisations (or individuals) who have been trying to communicate with me have got it so horribly wrong, because they clearly didn't research their target audience.
[Rod Baker] NEWSWATCH: Communications Minister Dina Pule wants to be in on SABC board appointments, reports Mail & Guardian, which also reports that both the ANC and the DA are upset over a BBC programme on the plight of SA whites. MyBroadband reports on the hack attack on the SAPS website, and the SABC says that TV and radio presenter Vuyo Mbuli will be given a provincial official funeral.
[Candace McDonald] Priority has been placed on effective communication since the development of the information age. Good communication skills contribute to renowned business techniques, which is why it is important to stay ahead of vast amounts of information.
[Travis Bussiahn] Marissa Mayer is a businessperson I admire greatly. I feel she has a mixed media mindset that sees her understanding that traditional media is as important as new media and I like what she had to say about advertising in the mobile space. (Yes! This article is about radio).
[Natasha McClymont] 'A brand is built in a lifetime, and crushed in an instant.' So goes the paraphrasing of the famous quote by businessman extraordinaire, Warren Buffet. This year alone has witnessed several brands losing their credibility in the eyes of supporters and customers.
[Rod Baker] NEWSWATCH: The press ombudsman has dismissed Durban tycoon Vivian Reddy's complaint against the Mail & Guardian newspaper in its entirety, the newspaper reports, and Icasa is in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons, reports BD Live. On a sad note, SABC television and radio presenter Vuyo Mbuli has died, reports Times Live.
[Anton Harber] We need to learn to celebrate the big victories, and not dwell on the small defeats. The Protection of State Information Bill currently awaiting President Jacob Zuma's signature is a victory for organised citizens' power.