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Governing the digital nomads of the future

The Fourth Industrial Revolution brings with it a fundamental shift in how we do business. Advances in technology and the increasing digitisation of many roles means that the conventional brick-and-mortar business model is quickly shifting towards a hybrid model of an international corporation with nuances of the exponentially popular gig economy.   Jessica Knight, a

The importance of aggressive opportunity management

Traditionally, risk management practice centres around portraying and communicating potential negative events in any given environment or organisation. However, this approach does not take into account the potential opportunities that the organisation could take advantage of. Though the risk is defined as an uncertain future event or condition that could result in a negative or

Get your start up past the two year mark

Starting a business is a risky business. According to Standard Bank, about 50% of all start-up businesses in South Africa fail within 24 months. By the 10-year mark, the number of successful start-ups dwindles to 9%. Why is this number so low? By Alex Roberts, regional director : sales and operations at Cura Software Solutions

The Risk of Millennials in the Workplace

According to the Pew Research Centre, millennials have surpassed all other generations as the largest portion of the global workforce. This fact may be met with trepidation and discomfort from some Generation Xers (or baby boomers, as they are commonly known), who often assume millennials to be entitled, tough to manage, narcissistic, self-interested and an

CURA Software Powers Innovation in Malaysia

Every year the Malaysia Enterprise Innovation Award is given to recognize companies that have successfully applied innovation in the use of technology in their organizations. This year, FGV Holdings Berhad (formerly known as Felda Global Ventures Holdings Berhad) won the award handed out by the Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation for their development of

3 tips to mitigating third party risk

Today’s organisations very rarely exist in a vacuum. Companies depend on a multitude of third parties in order to achieve core business functions and may include vendors, contract manufacturers, traditional suppliers, agents, distributors, technology providers, franchisees and more. As dependence on outside parties increase, so too do the challenges involved in building processes to effectively