In the age of web 2.0 or interactive Internet, we are able to read and write on the Internet. This empowerment of Internet users now enables solopreneurship, a business ownership that is managed by one individual. The budding digital economy has presented many individuals with an opportunity to create business models which allow them to work from anywhere in the world.
Just a year ago the concept of remote work was little more than a pipedream for millions of employees around the world. In a matter of weeks, the onset of COVID-19 accelerated the transition to more flexible working arrangements, and soon the term ‘WFH’ (work from home) was as overtraded as the ‘new normal’.
Last year’s Africa Tech CEO of the Year Award winner, James Claude of the Global Voice Group (GVG), is known for his stellar approach to prioritising people first when it comes to business, and for utilising technology for uplifting people in the workforce.
Wayne Zwiers on gearing up shop amidst COVID-19, and tracking key trends post COVID-19 to reinvent your business model and re-energise your team culture
Founder and CEO at BASALT, Cape Town, Wayne Zwiers, is passionate about being a tech solutions builder, witnessing amazing advancements in society from brilliant African tech companies, creating a holistic workplace environment that inspires employees.
Every crisis contains hidden opportunity. One of the COVID-19 ripple effects is an acceleration of innovation strategies within organisations. In essence, if you want your company to be agile, you will need to create a breeding ground for intrapreneurs.
Congratulations on being a finalist at the Future of HR Awards in the Best Use of Technology category. Why is entering award ceremonies such as the Future of HR important for Metropolitan Momentum?