The Impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on SMBs: Efficiency, Accuracy, and Growth

The winds of change are indeed stronger than ever in the dynamic world of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). The driving force behind this transformation? Artificial Intelligence (AI)—a phenomenon transcending mere automation, ushering in an era of heightened efficiency, precision, and growth. As AI evolves, SMBs seize the chance to streamline operations, enhance customer experiences, and drive growth. Let’s explore how they harness this transformative power in the digital realm.

Cybersecurity 101 Safeguarding Small & Medium Businesses (SMBs) in an Online World

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In the digital age, cybersecurity is a critical concern for businesses of all sizes. Small and Medium-sized Businesses (SMBs) are no exception. This article aims to provide a comprehensive guide on how SMBs can safeguard their digital assets and thrive in an online world. As a small or medium business owner, you may think that you are not a target for cybercriminals, or that you have nothing valuable to lose. However, according to a recent study by Sage, 48% of SMBs in South Africa have experienced a cybersecurity incident in the past year, and 25% have experienced more than one. The most common incident reported was stolen laptops (28%), followed by ransomware attacks (9%).

Reflecting on an Incredible 2023: A Digital On Demand Journey!

As we bid farewell to an exceptional year, we pause to express our deepest gratitude for being an integral part of the Digital On Demand journey throughout 2023.

Our journey in 2023 commenced with a vibrant, dedicated team, brimming with laughter, and an infectious spirit of celebration. This year was not without its challenges. Yet, in the face of adversity, we emerged stronger and more resilient. We confronted obstacles head-on, navigating uncharted territories, and overcoming hurdles that tested our mettle. Through dedication, perseverance, and collective effort, we transformed challenges into opportunities, paving the way for growth and advancement.

Digital On Demand division achieved full operational status, thanks to the unwavering commitment and hard work of our exceptional team. Together, we stood united, embracing laughter, celebrating milestones, and cherishing moments of triumph. Amidst the victories, we also navigated through constructive conflicts, understanding that growth often emerges from healthy discussions and diverse perspectives.

One of the greatest lessons learned in 2023 was the art of failing and growing together. We embraced failure not as a setback but as a stepping stone towards improvement. It’s through these shared experiences that we cultivated a culture of resilience, learning, and continuous evolution. Among the unforgettable highlights of 2023 was the monumental Digital On Demand launch event on 9th November. It was a culmination of our collective efforts, a celebration of tireless dedication, and a milestone that paved the way for a transformative digital experience.