Thursday, 25 April 2019 / Published in Latest News
I completed my matric with three distinctions at Ingula High School which is based in Ladysmith KZN. From there I went to Durban University of Technology to study a National Diploma in Cost and Management Accounting. My first year at DUT was hectic because I hadn’t received a bursary or funding from NSFAS. I remember
Thursday, 25 April 2019 / Published in Latest News
My name is Thembalethu Khuzwayo, I am nineteen years old and I am in my second year at Rhodes University. I am studying for a Bachelor of Arts in Organisational Psychology and Politics. In January 2018, I was getting ready to start my journey at university and although I was excited, there was the concern
Friday, 05 April 2019 / Published in Latest News
Pyrotec, March 2019: Agile – one of business’s trending buzz words. But what does it mean?   In sport, agility is the ability of athletes to be in control of their bodies while moving or changing direction or position quickly and effectively. To do this, fast reflexes, coordination, balance and speed are matched with the
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 / Published in Latest News
Pyrotec, February 2019: The word ‘disruption’ is a noun, used to describe a disturbance or problem that interrupts an event. So, when we talk about disruptive innovation or disruptive technology, these phrases may evoke thoughts of chaos. However, when done right, disruptive technology can break the confines of old-school thinking. In fact, the terms disruptive
Tuesday, 05 February 2019 / Published in Latest News
According to Vaughan Croeser, brand director for Castle Lager Africa, ‘the main barrier keeping people away from each other is the pervasiveness of labels and stereotypes, and the misconceptions we carry about other people’. To help fix this divide, Castle Lager Africa launched its thought-provoking and well-received #smashthelabel campaign. While Castle Lager believes in a
Monday, 03 December 2018 / Published in Latest News
For many years Rowan Beattie, Pyrotec’s managing director, has been known for emphasising to his staff that ‘by satisfying our most demanding customer we’ll satisfy all our customers’. Customer satisfaction is a panacea for any business and one of many contributing factors to success. Those in marketing circles will know that a customer talking about
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 / Published in Latest News
The Age of Agile is the title of Steve Denning’s most recent book that describes a shift in business to adopt an agile mindset for management, leadership, innovation and narrative. Having taken root in the software development sector, Steve describes how the Agile Movement is now spreading quickly throughout all industries – which is something
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 / Published in Latest News
Track and trace technology ensures that brand owners can track their products throughout the supply chain and, among other things, protect their shipments against counterfeiting. To do this, product coding and marking is essential for providing traceability information that is displayed on packaging. It’s estimated that 64% of all counterfeit products are sold at legitimate
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