Opennetworks ranks #48 in the inaugural FT Africa’s fastest growing companies in 2022

Blog post: From the Opennetworks team Opennetworks is proud to announce its inclusion inside the top 50 fastest growing companies in Africa for 2022, as per the inaugural Financial Times rankings! Opennetworks shares this privilege with a list of 75 total named contenders and alongside 24 top South African companies, including Naspers Limited and Sygnia.  […]

5 Ways to Increase Collaboration in your Team

Written by Katy Ocker, Learning Experience and Training Lead The working world has been on the road to change over the last decade, with more and more tech companies creating collaboration solutions to help us navigate this change. However, the pandemic has recreated this leisurely stroll down the path of change, to a rocket sent […]

Opennetworks is Agile

Written by Ana Lemmer, Opennetworks Chief Agility Officer It’s not news; the fact that the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated not only the need for greater business agility; but also validated an Agile approach through which to leverage it. Even if an organization had started on their agility journey before COVID-19, the pandemic pushed for even […]

Work From Home Culture – This is how we do it

Yes, there is Covid and lockdown and loadshedding. But these challenges weren’t all here a while ago (not all of them at the same time, at least) and hopefully these challenges are not here to stay. The reality and the actual challenge – and the more likely scenario needing to be sustained – is in […]

Contributing to South Africa’s future technology success, in 2021

Blog post: Support initiatives summarised by Adele Bezuidenhout, Special Projects Lead at Opennetworks, wording by Erica Schofield Lending a Helping Hand Opennetworks and its employees feel privileged to work in a dynamic and fast changing tech industry. Coming through the Covid-19 pandemic years, it is clear that one of the key ways of rebuilding and […]

The A-Z of Tech

The A-Z of Tech | Opennetworks

Understanding tech talk is a little like learning a new language.  Master the ABCs and you’re good to go.  We have been listening to your questions about all things tech and Opennetworks, and have put together your very own A-Z.  Get the hang of these and you will be well on your way to becoming tech-fluent! Enjoy! A: […]

Why New Software Adoption is Not a Plug-and-Play Process

Why New Software Adoption is Not a Plug-and-Play Process

Getting new software can be an exciting way to increase your productivity, but implementing it so often leads to stress and anxiety.  What if we told you that it doesn’t have to be stressful at all?  What if we told you that we are here to give you the best possible advice about adopting your new software […]

5 Ways to Multitask, Stress-Free

Multitasking has been known to lead to less-than-perfect work, but with our tried and tested tips, we will have you multitasking like a pro in no time. Here are our top 5 ways to multitask, without stress. | Opennetworks

We’ve all been there.  Deadlines looming, co-workers gossiping, team members waiting, and not much hope for getting it all done on time.  But there are ways to get more done in less time and keep the stress levels to a minimum.   The best way to successfully multitask is to set realistic goals.  Multitasking done wrong can lead to […]

Know Your Rights: Employee Privacy

Know your rights: Employee Privacy

With the implementation of the new POPI Act in South Africa, in July 2021, the question of employee privacy is forefront for many of us. As an employee, knowing your rights in the workplace will go a long way in alleviating anxiety around the issue, and may also spare you from, not only embarrassment but […]

How to Ensure Communication Keeps Flowing in Your Teams

It’s easier than you may think! Anyone who has ever been in a relationship will probably relate to the fact that communication is key.  Well, the same rule applies to your relationship with your employees, your colleagues and their relationships with each other. Without communication, there can be no team. A 2016 LinkedIn survey concluded that American […]