Mpumi chats to the Chief Executive Officer of mLab – Southern Africa, Mr Derrick Kotze about using incubation as a disruptive tool for empowerment and platform for innovation, consequently creating a sustainable and growing technology… as well as entrepreneurship Ecosystem. Powered by T-Systems.More Info
Despite its name, “design thinking” is not a principle exclusively used by designers. Although rooted in creativity, it’s a technique that businesses use to solve particular problems. But, is design thinking really a disruptive way to to bring about change, or now just a business fad? Mpumi Nhlapo talks to Craig Mitchelmore of INTERVATE about the disruptive nature of ‘Design Thinking’. Powered by T-Systems.
In a world where sci-fi movies are painting Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a bad state where machines have taken over the world and rule over mankind. How open and far are we with moving towards a world that is dependent on Artificial Intelligence? Mpumi talks to HUAWEI South Africa’s Akhram Mohamed about AI and how it has now started disrupting our lives through smart devices. Powered by T-Systems SA.More Info
The changing business of media, advertising and public relations in a digitally evolving world – should brands be more inclusive or disruptive? DISRUPT With Mpumi tackles this topic with KLM Publicity MD – Kelebogile Mabunda, BWD Advertising MD – Bongani Rosa, and Headliners Media MD – Luyanda Nene. Listen and learn how to disrupt or be disrupted. Powered by T-Systems SA.More Info
Imagine a situation where you walk into a mall and your phone starts giving you suggestions of which shops to visit. Mpumi chats to the CEO/GM Telecoms Atterbury of FATTi, Mr Adrian Maguire, about ways to disrupt the customer shopping space – using hyper-personalisation to create a shopping experience of the future. Powered by T-Systems SA.More Info
Mphumi chats to three future disruptors about their different innovative and disruptive businesses. Reabetswe Ngwane – owner of KF designs, specialising in bags manufactured with recycled tires and other materials; Percy Maimela – a fine artist who creates portraits using salt; Siyabonga Ndwalane – Founder & creator of wireless bluetooth compatible Turn Up speaker. Powered by T-Systems.More Info
Looking at Disruption and Innovation from the academic angle – what is the relationship between the two, can they be taught in class, can they be learned in school? What is the role of the corporate C.I.O. (Chief Innovation/Intelligence Officer) in driving disruption? Mpumi chats to Dr Jeff Yu-Jen Chen from Gordon Institute of Business Science & Forward Notion.More Info