Business solutions for a post-Covid world

WHAT WE THINK Business solutions for a post-Covid world August 1st, 2021 Few of us will ever forget the feelings of utter confusion, despair and helplessness that descended when South Africa’s initial pandemic lockdown was imposed. With the local vaccination programme finally underway, we could be forgiven for wanting to firmly and decisively close the…

SMMES feel the pinch after looting in SA

SMMES feel the pinch after looting in SA July 31st, 2021 The looting and destruction of businesses in South Africa have stirred up a hornet’s nest amongst SMMEs, with many of them being left utterly ruined. Protesters have so far looted over 200 malls in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng. They have broken into supermarkets, clothing, electronic…

Tough times for North West Youth

Tough times for North West Youth July 30th, 2021 The index – by IQbusiness in partnership with global non-profit organisation, the Social Progress Imperative – is a quality of life metric, meaning it aims to determine and quantify the quality of life for a young person in the country. The three dimensions to the index…

Thriving in the Now Normal

Thriving in the Now Normal July 26th, 2021 It’s Not You, It’s All of Us: Thriving in the Now Normal The Global Pandemic has enforced a culture of remote working upon employees across the world. Consequently, extensive research has been conducted to evaluate the impact of the pandemic on these virtual worlds of work. The…

IQbusiness and SpryAgility partnership

IQbusiness and SpryAgility partnership July 5th, 2021 IQbusiness and SpryAgility partnership Faced with unpredictable markets and changing conditions, many businesses are looking for ways to help them respond. Business Agility, as a philosophy, is known for providing quick, effective solutions to business-related challenges – something leading independent management consulting firm, IQbusiness, has been driving for…

Sustainability Trends shaping business in 2021

WHAT WE THINK Sustainability Trends shaping business in 2021 January 21st, 2021 As employees return from their well-deserved holidays, organisations are ramping up for the new year. While 2020 was dominated by the impact of the global pandemic, it intensified the ambition of organisations to become more sustainable. These are the sustainability trends that will…

IQbusiness becomes the first African organisation to be recognised as a Sustainable Procurement Ambassador

IQbusiness becomes the first African organisation to be recognised as a Sustainable Procurement Ambassador January 14th, 2021 SPP co-founder & Ambassador Thomas Udesen chats to our CEO Adam Craker As the first South African and African organisation to become a Sustainable Procurement Ambassador, IQbusiness is challenging other South African organisations to also sign the Sustainable…

Nudge

Fast-tracking growth with nudge Acquisition

Fast-tracking growth with nudge Acquisition January 2nd, 2021 IQbusiness fast-tracks its growth and market research expansion with nudge acquisition South African independent management and technology consulting firm, IQbusiness, announced today that it has acquired innovative insights agency, nudge, as part of a targeted merger and acquisition (M&A) strategy to ramp up organic growth and diversify…

Help Your Employees Thrive as Remote Workers

Help Your Employees Thrive as Remote Workers November 26th, 2020 A lot can be said about 2020, but one of its most defining features is how well we’ve been able to adapt to the ‘New Normal’. Businesses worldwide have implemented remote working, allowing employees to work from the comfort and safety of their own homes.…

Building a business for a better tomorrow

Building a business for a better tomorrow November 26th, 2020 IQbusiness is calling on South African organisations to commit themselves to the Sustainable Procurement Pledge (SPP) – a voluntary initiative that aims to ensure responsible supply chains and embed more sustainable procurement practices by 2030. Founded by Thomas Udesen (chief procurement officer of Bayer AG)…