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Paying a premium with a smile

A lot of noise has been made lately regarding the changes that the financial services industry is going through in order to make clients the centre of the industry’s universe. While there is no doubt that the client has always been at the centre of every activity conducted within the industry, the common accusation of its all about the product is not very far-fetched in some cases.

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Straight Talk
Is there trouble ahead for South Africa?

From the weakening Rand, to high inflation costs and drought, the South African economy is facing a series of challenges which are not only affecting consumers, but companies too. With companies themselves unable to avoid or prevent the challenges that lay ahead, the harsh reality is that these hurdles and storms can result in business failures and insolvencies.

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The future of crime

We lock our doors at night and put alarm systems on our cars in an effort to protect our assets from criminal activity. While this was sufficient in the past, we need to ask what we are doing to protect our information from a new breed of criminal, one which is not seen.

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Chief Analytics Officer Forum Africa 2016
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Start Date :26 September 2016
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Start Date :29 September 2016
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Start Date :03 October 2016
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