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by Ekow Duker Last week I was invited by the resourcing department of a large international bank to give a talk on The Future of Artificial Intelligence. We soon entered into an animated discussion on how clever

By Ekow Duker We’ve often heard it said by many a CEO, that people (and data nowadays) are an organisation’s greatest asset.  Why then do so few organisations apply modern analytics and data science techniques to enable their

By Ekow Duker -  They say there are two certainties in life - death and taxes. However, if you live in South Africa, there is another certainty: Every year without exception, when the Department of Education

By Ekow Duker -  If you toss a coin it will either come up heads or tails. Unfortunately, when it comes to managing talent, you are not always certain of the odds of a star performer

By Ekow Duker -  It sounds dramatic but the war for talent is sometimes described as a “bloodbath.” Companies globally are competing fiercely for talent in areas such as social media marketing, gaming, IT, accounting and

By Ekow Duker -  Imagine a South Africa with a large pool of matriculants with good marks in Pure Maths and Science. Imagine if the necessary strategies and resources were in place to enable these candidates

By Ekow Duker - When do organisations do well? When the people who work in them do well. You would be hard pressed to find anyone with a vehement objection to this answer. Yet, the small

By Ekow Duker -    President Zuma appointed a Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training (The Fees Commission) in January this year, to make recommendations on the feasibility of free higher education and training in South