Press Release: Deloitte Digital named global leader in digital business transformation
February 9th, 2016 by Deloitte Digital SA
JOHANNESBURG, 04 February 2016 - Forrester Research has named Deloitte Digital a global leader among Business Transformation Consultancies. Deloitte Digital is a Deloitte member firm focused on digital practices
Why measuring innovation like everything else is a bad idea
July 14th, 2015 by Phil Barrett
The economist Joseph Schumpeter is widely credited with coming up with the term ‘creative destruction’. He specialised in studying how companies are formed and go bankrupt, and concluded that “economic progress, in capitalist society, means turmoil”. He passed away in 1950, but his insight seems more relevant than ever today. Digital innovation is completely upending how we do business, and will continue to do so at ever-increasing rates.
Leadership announcement - Valter Adão is the new Leader of Deloitte Digital Africa
June 26th, 2015 by Deloitte Digital SA
Johannesburg, 23 June 2015 – Moving to strengthen its position as the leading digital transformation business, Deloitte Digital Africa has appointed Valter Adão as its new leader. Deloitte Digital has set itself apart by having the capability to engage with clients across strategic and innovative thinking, emerging and exponential technologies and creative design. It also plays a critical role to help organisations remain relevant and prosperous in an economy being redefined by the exponentials of smart technology, robotics, near artificial intelligence and 3-D printing.
Completing the Formula for Digital Disruption
March 27th, 2015 by Deloitte Digital
The technology industry has continually generated discussion points over the past few decades and continues to do so to the present day. Consumerisation of IT has brought many technologies from the home to the boardroom, not the least of which have been smartphones and tablets. Not far behind were the cloud based social networks and before we could blink BYOD was the de-facto standard. Now we live and trade in the era of “all-things-digital”. The ultimate threat and opportunity has become the ever present “digital disruption”. Of course, like most things technology – “digital” remains open to interpretation and application fit for purpose. The most commonly used term, in conversations around digital, is “SMAC” – Social, Mobile, Analytics (generally meaning Big Data) and Cloud.
Press Release: Deloitte Digital Buys Flow Interactive as Part of its Pan African Digital Expansion
November 14th, 2014 by Deloitte Digital
Deloitte Digital (Africa) has acquired Flow Interactive as it continues to build a fully integrated digital consultancy and agency providing customer-centric digital engagement solutions to its rapidly growing list of clients across Africa.
Mobile Design – User Experience
August 1st, 2014 by Deloitte Digital
So you have already been through the process of whether to ‘App’ or not and then extensively made the effort to understand your target audience, their culture and their needs. Now that the ‘build’ has landed in your studio, it’s time to look at a couple of the practicalities of mobile design.
Deloitte Digital meshes iBeacon, Hue Light and vouchering technology for retail. The future is now.
June 25th, 2014 by Deloitte Digital SA
Deloitte Digital has created a number of retail based installations using micro proximity, shoppers can be tracked, greeted and their shopping experience enhanced through this latest technology lying embedded in the latest versions of iOs and Android. Without having to have any app running, iBeacon is able to wake the phone up and automatically launch the appropriate app to deliver value added content. In this installation demonstrated at TMT Predictions in South Africa this year, Deloitte Digital highlighted the ability to micro locate products, instantly showing the user product details, reviews and voucher delivery integrated into passbook.
A Sensor-Enabled World (interactive)
May 13th, 2014 by Deloitte Digital SA
The world is quickly becoming a series of 0's and 1's. Billions of sensor-enabled devices are transforming inputs into digital outputs that can be used to improve decision-making and deliver new services.
Searching for the wearable technology killer app - Written by Tim Bishop
March 25th, 2014 by Tim Bishop
The past several months have seen wearable technology building increased market awareness. But while these are exciting times for the technology, the killer app still needs to be found that will make it useful and drive widespread consumer adoption.
WhatsApp with that deal?
February 26th, 2014 by Deloitte Digital SA
The tech world is still reeling after the shock announcement that WhatsApp would be acquired by Facebook, in a $16-billion deal ($19-billion if you include stock units meant to kick in after three years).
Has Web 2.0 changed the work environment
February 28th, 2011 by Greg Comline
For most companies in South Africa, the internet has become a key source of information, communication and commerce for their business operations.