Today, as much as ever before, people are “price sensitive”. As a matter of fact I might consider myself to be price oversensitive as I skimp on certain goods and services in favour of the cheaper alternative. Now, despite my wife’s advice, this often leads to trouble. As I am sure
Everyone is talking about innovation and disruption and looking for the next big thing that’s gonna solve everyone’s problems. Nowadays, this must be catchy, have a simple yet sustainable business model and unique competitive advantage …. Really? We recently shared this article (https://hbr.org/2017/06/the-4-types-of-innovation-and-the-problems-they-solve ) by Greg Satell on The 4 Types of Innovation and the
Another day in IT – another crisis … Some ransomware, data breach, insider threat or new TLA (three letter acronym) that poses a risk to your corporate information systems and assets. So the question becomes: WHO’S RESPONSIBLE? Principle 12 of the King IV report states that: “the Governing Body (of an organisation)
We are privileged to be working with T-Systems, the technology arm of Deutsche Telekom, having established a strategic alliance that will focus primarily in the African healthcare space. Our SCP solution ( www.pfortner.co.za/scp ) ensures that patient information is shared between doctors, suppliers and hospitals without compromising the privacy or integrity of the data.
Role of the Chief Customer Officer As the first CCO in the history of Pfortner, I am charting a bold new and exciting course…both in my career and in the way Pfortner operates; I aim to drive more client focused centricity that leads to innovative business solutions which ultimately unlocks measurable value for our
A personal reflection on work life balance. During a recent session with my mentors / friends one asked me if “I was trying to hard? “ Really… There’s such a thing? After allot of research and thinking about this, I guess there is. But, whether I am guilty without reasonable doubt, I don’t
I must have seen this picture / article a million times indicating why good employees leave. These are entertaining and share many truths but rarely consider that good people often want change or to do their own thing … We recently lost a great team member; Stephan Swart. He was a coach, mobile application developer,