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Youth to power SME digital transformation success in East Africa

October 4, 2017 • Digital Transformation, East Africa, Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Youth to power SME digital transformation success in East Africa

52 skilled youths graduated from an expanded East African SAP Skills for Africa program this week in Kenya. The graduation ceremony took place at the Kenya School of Government in Nairobi. All 52 graduates have already been placed at partner and customer organisations in the region. Head of SAP Skills for Africa, Meena Confait, said, [&hellip...

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Networks Unlimited

Networks Unlimited partners with Thales to accelerate digital transformation in Africa

September 26, 2017 • Company News, Digital Transformation, Top StoriesComments Off on Networks Unlimited partners with Thales to accelerate digital transformation in Africa

African value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited, has a signed a partnership agreement with Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security, to assist organisations operating on the continent in their digital...

The (very near) future of insurance: the digital transformation imperative

How digital transformation will impact the future of insurance

September 22, 2017 • Digital Transformation, GeneralComments Off on How digital transformation will impact the future of insurance

The insurance industry is facing its very own Kodak moment. 40 years after the once heart-warming 1970s ad slogan became part of popular culture, it now reminds one more of the company’s spectacular failure to act in the face of massive industry-wide...

Gartner Symposium 2017: The digital transformation roller coaster

Gartner Symposium 2017: The digital transformation roller coaster

September 19, 2017 • Digital Transformation, Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner Symposium 2017: The digital transformation roller coaster

The 2017 edition of the Gartner Symposium kicked off on Monday 18 September 2017 at the Cape Town, South Africa at the International Convention Center (CTICC). The four-day event was opened by Peter Sondergaard, the Executive Vice President at Gartner, who...

KT Corporation builds digital system for national identification in Tanzania

Digital Transformation: Can South African telcos capitalise on it?

September 15, 2017 • Digital Transformation, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Digital Transformation: Can South African telcos capitalise on it?

South African telcos must start focusing on four key ingredients if they are to successfully own their part of the future telco market. The telco, that successfully prioritises these four elements first, will also set themselves up for huge successes. This is...

ITU Telecom World 2017

ITU Telecom World 2017: Exploring smart digital transformation

September 12, 2017 • Digital Transformation, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on ITU Telecom World 2017: Exploring smart digital transformation

Artificial intelligence can crunch the numbers on inconceivably large volumes of data, predicting trends, mitigating problems, driving a revolution in socio-economic development. Smart machines can learn, understand, develop and, in many areas, out-perform...

Multi-cloud business models will shape the future

Alexander Forbes and Accenture drive digital transformation

September 11, 2017 • Company News, Digital Transformation, GeneralComments Off on Alexander Forbes and Accenture drive digital transformation

Alexander Forbes, an integrated financial and risk services provider has partnered with Accenture in a bid to embark on a digital transformation journey. Alexander Forbes selected Accenture to jointly manage a multi-million dollar project due to their ability...

The role of the cloud in your digital transformation journey

The role of the cloud in your digital transformation journey

September 8, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on The role of the cloud in your digital transformation journey

Businesses acknowledge they are buried under mountains of inefficiencies and missed opportunities. CEOs understand that digital is an opportunity or a threat. So, the question is not about awareness, but how to unleash the power of digital transformation...

PoPI requires effective data management structures

How new local data centres will drive digital transformation in Africa

September 6, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, Top StoriesComments Off on How new local data centres will drive digital transformation in Africa

Fundamental to the digital transformation process and becoming an always-on enterprise is access to data, be it mission-critical, business-critical, or other. This requirement underpins every aspect of business as companies cannot be competitive without...

Finding the key to digital transformation at DTC 2018

Digital Transformation Congress 2018 set for Nigeria

September 6, 2017 • Digital Transformation, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Digital Transformation Congress 2018 set for Nigeria

The Digital Transformation Congress (DTC2018) is expected to take place at the Lagos Oriental Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria on 26 July 2018. Under the theme, “Redefining the Future Organisation Through Digital”, the congress will bring together groupings of...

Multi-cloud business models will shape the future

Top 4 digital transformation priorities for African telecoms operators

September 5, 2017 • Digital Transformation, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 4 digital transformation priorities for African telecoms operators

After nearly two decades of uninhibited growth and profitability, African telecoms operators (telcos) are facing the converging forces of digital disruption. Some of the factors contributing to this are: easily accessible broadband internet, popular over the...

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How to overcome digital transformation roadblocks

September 5, 2017 • Digital Transformation, GeneralComments Off on How to overcome digital transformation roadblocks

Technology predictions foretell a future world where virtual reality (VR), Artificial Intelligence (AI), robotics and automation are the norm – in both our personal and business lives. These technologies, among others, are set to completely change the way...

2018 GIL Africa Awards and CEO Think Tank to focus on Digital Transformation in helping Africa grow

Digital transformation in Africa: Real change requires a fundamental shift

August 10, 2017 • Digital Transformation, Events, General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Digital transformation in Africa: Real change requires a fundamental shift

  Global markets are being disrupted by an accelerating pace of technological change, and Africa is close behind. Digital transformation has entered an era of unprecedented change for enterprises, and real change requires a fundamental shift across...

Nine priorities to get you on the road to digital transformation

July 14, 2017 • Digital Transformation, General, ListsComments Off on Nine priorities to get you on the road to digital transformation

According to a recent survey by E-consultancy, customer experience will overtake price and product specifications as the key brand differentiator by 2020. Add to this the fact that customers are more digital than ever, demanding an omni-channel interaction...

The letter every CIO wants to write to their CEO, but doesn’t

Digital Transformation in Africa: Potential or Rhetoric?

July 12, 2017 • Digital Transformation, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Digital Transformation in Africa: Potential or Rhetoric?

The buzz around Digital Transformation has never been greater. Fact is, the talk in boardrooms across the continent is increasingly focused around better using technology to improve and grow business and economies. This realisation is driving greater...

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Simplifying your network is key to digital transformation

July 10, 2017 • Digital Transformation, GeneralComments Off on Simplifying your network is key to digital transformation

In an increasingly digital world where everything seems to be becoming ever more complex, there is a strong drive towards simplicity in innovation and development. Networking, in particular, is an area that can be included in this. Traditionally requiring...