Thanks to versatility in technology and communication, employees can be productive without the need to be office or desk bound. Unified Communication (UC) has ensured not only the mobilisation of a workforce, but has made workflow tools and communication more efficient. UC facilitates collaboration, while merging the world of communication with elements like voice, video, conferencing, recording, screen and file sharing. Jaco Voigt delves into using UC to enhance customer service, the importance of a quality UC supplier, and the trends being developed in the AI and automated sphere of future communication. Brought to you by Catalytic.

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This week Jaco and his guest get practical about the key benefits of back-ups. What is your business doing to ensure active saving of valuable data? What is your plan should there be a network breach or a physical disaster? Jaco unpacks different ways to ensure that back-ups are done and discusses the harsh realities of the outcome of a global survey done in 2020 that confirms statistics like, “Only 20% of IT professionals follow best practices” and “While nearly 90% of companies are backing up data, only 41% do it daily”. World Back-Up Day is on 31 March – let this podcast shed some light on what you need to do to ensure business security and preparation! Brought to you by Catalytic.

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Simon Ellis talks to Caroline van der Merwe, Head of Product for SmartWage, about why she decided to solve one of Africa’s most pressing problems, what it means to start a company during a pandemic, and why understanding the consumer you serve is the most important part of solving the root of the problem.

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Ivor Price and Kobus Louwrens, Co-founders and Editor-In-Chief of Food for Mzansi and Farmer's Inside Track, unpack the intersection between media, technology and agriculture.

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11.02.21 Pt 1 - If you are in a Zoom meeting, please take your glasses off... we can see ourselves and that's a nightmare! Why has printer technology remained in the stone age? And Bruce Springsteen is on the booze while at the wheel.

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This week Jaco Voigt and his guests discuss the practical application of risk management and business continuity. In an uncertain world where normal business outages are complicated by targeted cyber-attacks and widespread social unrest, how can you build a strong, resilient organisation that can survive and even thrive with large threats? The nuisances of building the right culture, the dangers of misplaced trust, and the power of asking the right questions are all discussed in this conversation that will empower directors and business owners to start thinking differently about building resilience. Brought to you by Catalytic.

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This week Jaco Voigt delves into the clutter of tech industry jargon. How does wifi get to your device? The nitty gritty of last mile, access points, circuit providers and shared networks... this conversation will help simplify connecting humans. The difference between home and business fibre is all about service, dedicated connectivity with guaranteed speed. Plus, a look at future connectivity ensuring rural revival. Brought to you by Catalytic.

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If a mere seven more MPs had voted with Prime Minister JBM Hertzog in favour of neutrality, South Africa's history would have been quite different. Will we see more war under the administration of US President Joe Biden? Brought to you by Nando’s.

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Cloud, Connectivity, Data Storage. We’ve all heard the terms, but what are the considerations when choosing these services for your business? Similarly, what are the differences between fibre to the business and fibre to the home? If you’re a business that handles any sort of personal data for your clients, how will the mandatory implementation of the Protection of Personal Information Act impact you? In this introductory episode of a new series called Unbundled, Jaco Voigt takes a deep dive into the explanations and expectations of all these factors. Brought to you by Catalytic

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08.01.21 Pt 2 - The team gets philosophical about wealth - it’s one thing to be rich, but does being wealthy require a purpose beyond that? If you're dead, firstly hard luck; secondly, a diamond encrusted coffin should be on your burial wishlist. Clare Petra-Matthes a.k.a. Gadget Gal joins the team to talk about the implications of WhatsApp's latest Ts & Cs, as well as 2021’s top tech.

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