DigitLab launches LIV Village’s new website

LIV Village is a non-profit organisation in KwaZulu-Natal that has built a village that cares for orphans and widows in South Africa. The village is based on the Watoto Village model, which is acclaimed worldwide as an incredible sustainable solution to poverty and the orphan crisis.

Managing company knowledge and communication using social media

Over the past few months we have been hard at building some internal social media projects. Now we can't exactly tell you who we are doing the projects for but we can tell you a bit about how they are changing the way the do business.

Does your brand need to get a little more social?

We all know that social media is by no means new, however it’s astounding how many businesses have failed to recognise it as a powerful marketing tool. It’s changed the way brands and consumers communicate and is something companies can no longer afford to ignore. True Story.

Bidvest breaks new ground with DigitLab

The Bidvest Group is one of the world’s fastest growing companies with an international footprint across four continents and over 100 000 employees worldwide. Founded by Brian Joffe in 1988, Bidvest is exploring new ground in the social media space.

2011 was great, what’s in store for 2012?

Over the festive season I did something I thought I would never do. I stopped blogging and stopped tweeting. Horrific, I know. Truth be told 2011 was a very tiring year and I needed a good break from all things that reminded me of work. I must also say that I missed it, at times it felt a bit like cold turkey!

SPAR appoints DigitLab as Social Learning partner

Social learning management is a complex mix of developing learning content and the social platforms to facilitate the learning process. This type of learning goes beyond e-learning courses and programmes and aims to replicate engagement and discussion in online learning spaces.

e-Logics marks decade of success with an infographic by DigitLab

DigitLab recently had the pleasure of working with technology integration specialists, e-Logics, in producing an infographic commemorating their 10 years in business.

LinkedIn in South Africa [infographic]

Linkedin in South Africa has seen a 83% increase in usership over the last 12 months with agriculture and goverment showing the biggest industry growth. The exciting news is the growth in business decision makers on Linkedin. The age category between 35 and 54 years has grown more than double and CEO presence on LinkedIn grew 78%.

Hitting the road with Momentum and Big Heart 750

The DigitLab team recently had the chance to work with Momentum on their Big Heart 750 initiative...

A Difficult Day Without Shoes

It seems flippant to say that I found going without shoes for one day incredibly difficult.

Video journal on my one day without shoes

DigitLab went to work without shoes yesterday in support of the one day without shoes campaign. An incredible exerience that opened our eyes to what its like to live "out of our shoes" and experience life a different way. One day without shoes is a fantastic initiative and we wish Tom Shoes all the best in spreading this campaign further around the world.