Aug 27, 2021

Tackling misconceptions around reskilling

G20 countries could miss out on US$11.5-trillion of cumulative GDP growth if the growing digital skills gap is not addressed, according to Accenture, says Robin Fisher, Senior Area Vice President, Salesforce Emerging Markets.
Aug 16, 2021

Driving digital transformation in Africa

Digital transformation is an ongoing strategy and often we don’t see the specific results other than in the success of an organisation says Bluegrass Digital CEO Nick Durrant.
Aug 6, 2021

East Africa data infrastructure ripe and ready to move to the next level

While ICT companies and investors might not always see eye to eye with the regulatory authorities, any gaps between their positions are more likely to be narrowed through engagement says John Syekei, Head of East Africa IP and Technology Practice, Bowmans Kenya.
Jul 27, 2021

Technology needs to be harnessed to aid Africa’s economic recovery

Mobile technologies, it appears, could well be the levers that accelerate economic growth on the continent says Julien Fouriot, Sales Director for Africa, Crosscall.
Jul 26, 2021

When data backup goes wrong

It is imperative to perform readiness checks before backups run, have active monitoring in place during backups, and post-backup reviews says Hemant Harie, MD at Gabsten Technologies.
Jul 20, 2021

Should we ban cryptocurrency to stop ransomware?

People need to understand they are the target, security vendors must help lower the security poverty line, and the media should look beyond sensationalism says Brendan Kotze, Chief Development Officer, Performanta.
Jul 16, 2021

Better Connected: The pathway to a tech-driven future

By enabling more people to plug into global flows of information, communication, and services, digitalised infrastructure could grow the African GDP says Mohammed Amin, Sr. Vice-President – MERAT, Dell Technologies.
Jul 13, 2021

Connectivity in South Africa: the numbers you need to know

Narrowing the digital divide could help through job creation, skills development, and access to digital innovations says Steve Briggs, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at SEACOM.

Cybercrime is an existential threat to West Africa's economic growth

Business leaders, their security teams and their technology partners need to urgently implement new controls says Titilayo Adewumi, Regional Sales Director: West Africa at SAP.
Jul 5, 2021

More than survival … SA business managers wake up to reality of change management

During these trying times, upskilling our leaders can help us navigate the inevitable changes our organisations will face says Tom Marsicano, CEO of ‘and Change’ a global advisory and change management consultancy.
Jun 30, 2021

The business case for 5G in Africa

Is 5G genuinely a value-add on a continent that suffers from connectivity complexity and limited infrastructure asks Oluwole Babatope, Senior Research Analyst, IDC West Africa.
Jun 7, 2021

Harnessing data-driven insights for positive societal change

The potential to create positive solutions for some of our most pressing challenges is even greater if this industry-mined data can be shared with others says Kabelo Makwane, Managing Executive for Cloud, Hosting & Security at Vodacom Business.