Posts tagged as strategy

Analysis: Eskom unveils next stage of restructuring and turnaround plan

. A leaked Eskom vision and strategy document, apparently prepared by the Boston Consulting Group for Eskom, has revealed the next steps of a long-awaited restructuring and turnaround plan for the embattled utility.  The document was presented on 22 August 2019 to the Eskom Executive Forum, a group of about 600 senior Eskom managers and […]

CSIR sets its focus on public-private sector collaboration

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is working closely with private sector and innovation partners in developing and localising technologies to support the advancement of industries in South Africa. The organisation has recently finalised its new strategy, which aims to leverage its strong science, engineering and technology capabilities to respond to industrial development […]

Implementing a successful enterprise GIS

This article will detail a twelve-step plan to implement an enterprise GIS system, the key components to a successful implementation. It is based on the two-and-a-half-year process that Sasol Mining has undergone to digitise their spatial information, making the data more accessible to the general Sasol employee. GIS is commonly thought of as a simple […]

Group to announce new global strategy

  Ulrich Spiesshofer, ABB’s CEO, says that the group has a new strategy which it will reveal at its Capital Markets Day (CMD) event in London on 9 September 2014. Speaking at a media dinner on the evening before this event, Spiesshofer, who took office 12 months ago, says that the company offers power automation for utilities, […]

Conventional backup does not cut it

  Most existing backup solutions are failing to give businesses the data protection they need, creating a gap between business requirements and IT performance. It is no longer unusual for customers or employees to need information and services to be available around the clock, according to Warren Olivier, Veeam Regional Manager for Southern Africa. The […]

Toward universal energy access: Designing a new household electrification strategy for SA

  Over the past two decades, South Africa has achieved a significant level of electrification: 76% of all households now have access to largely grid-connected power, up from 34% in 1994. Despite successes, the country’s Department of Energy (DoE) and its delivery partners face several barriers to electrifying the remaining backlog of 3,4-million households. In […]