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01 December 2018

Top 20 Health-Check Questions for POPI Act* Compliance

Almost all organisations are faced with the challenge of achieving and maintaining compliance with the POPI Act. This handy Self-Assessment allows you to quickly identify the areas you need to focus on to be compliant with the POPI Act. Score one point for each “Yes” answer and then read the rating…
25 November 2018
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The Modern Workplace: A Cross-Generational Discussion

In today’s workplace it has become common for people from three different generations to work simultaneously together. The most prominent of which are: Baby Boomers (1946-1964), Generation X (1965-1980) and Millennials (1981-2000). This has brought about many challenges as these groups have…
01 November 2018
What you need to do to become and remain POPI Act compliant.

Top 10 Tips For Popi Act Compliance Checklist

POPI ACT: Protection of Personal Information Act No.4 of 2013
01 October 2018
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Turning the POPI Act into a benefit not a burden: the Case of Downes Murray International

Most of us would probably agree that the last thing most companies need, particularly when it comes to fundraising, is more red tape, complex rules and legal mumbo jumbo. When the news came out in late 2013 that President Jacob Zuma had just signed into law the POPI Act (the longest piece of…

10 Steps To POPI Act Compliance Checklist

01 Oct 2018 Legislation
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Almost all organisations are faced with the challenge of achieving and maintaining compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013…

The Facebook debacle – maybe it’s time to take the PoPI Act seriously?

25 Sep 2018 Legislation
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The revelations of Mark Zuckerberg’s congress hearing on 11 April 2018 put the spotlight on privacy restrictions and the value of one’s personal data. However,…

Automation, looming threat or a blessing in a disguise?

10 Sep 2018 Skills Development
In our modern, globalised economy, businesses are under more pressure than ever to differentiate, evolve and adapt to stay relevant. From Finance to Sales and…

Personal protection of information starts with you

01 Sep 2018 Legislation
The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act has been imminent for some years, and was finally signed into law in November 2013. In principle, the…

Women in the Workplace, Where to from #metoo

29 Aug 2018 Leadership
In modern democratic South Africa progress has been made towards gender representation however, we still have a long way to go. Recent statistics from StatsSA…

Are you POPI compliant?

02 Aug 2018 Legislation
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So where is the “stick and carrot” for POPI? Think about how broad the definition of “personal information” can be: customers, beneficiaries, employees,…

Flying in Formation - Lessons from Geese

01 Dec 2017 Leadership
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Geese fly in a 'V' formation for two specific purposes: (i) it conserves their energy and (ii) the shape makes it easy to keep track of every bird in the group.

Organisational Change and Transformation

30 Nov 2017 Change
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Much has been written about what transformation is and isn't, what the difference is or might be between change and transformation, and what strategies and…

Significant change impacts

03 Oct 2017 Change
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A good illustration of the change management processes overlaid by the cycle that individuals go through when there is significant change.

Burnout - a necessary evil?

02 Mar 2017 Skills Development
Business relies on cohesive and productive teamwork. What happens when the pressure is more than some can bear, with individuals 'falling by the wayside' due…

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