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Posts Tagged ‘digitisation’

  • Rwanda’s President Kagame, open to drive digitisation in Africa

    March 27, 2019 • Digital Transformation, East Africa, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Rwanda’s President Kagame, open to drive digitisation in Africa

    Rwandan President, Paul Kagame and Globacom’s Executive Vice Chairman, Mrs Bella Disu, on Monday, March 25 began discussions on the use of digital technology to help the march towards economic prosperity in Africa. The two leaders held a private meeting...

  • Tax reform, digitisation key to financing development

    March 25, 2019 • Digital Transformation, East Africa, Finance, North Africa, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on Tax reform, digitisation key to financing development

    Africa must digitise its economies, broaden its tax base, prevent further deterioration of fiscal and debt positions, and aim for double-digit growth to achieve the UN 2030 global goals (SDGs), and the AU Agenda 2063 according to the 2019 Economic Report on...

  • Huawei finally opens data centres in Africa

    March 6, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Huawei finally opens data centres in Africa

    Stepping away from its usual practice of working with partners to provide cloud services, Huawei Cloud, has started offering commercial services in South Africa, boosting digitisation in the country and the region. This makes Huawei the world’s first...

  • Kenya upgrades visa online application

    February 27, 2019 • East Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya upgrades visa online application

    A new online application service called Access UK has been launched for Kenyans. The Home Office has upgraded its services, by allowing customers to apply for a UK visa. This includes improvements to the online customer journey, the introduction of new...

  • Oil & gas cyber risk grows as IT-OT air gap closes

    The impact of digitisation on the energy sector

    January 23, 2019 • Mining & Energy, Top StoriesComments Off on The impact of digitisation on the energy sector

    “The fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) is pushing energy efficiency, as more and more items become digitised. The Internet of Things (IoT) includes the refrigerator in your home, the aircon in your office and the entire production process in your...

  • Supply chain networks evolve as mobility apps challenge traditional architecture

    November 28, 2018 • General, IndustriesComments Off on Supply chain networks evolve as mobility apps challenge traditional architecture

    The impact of digitisation is rapidly disrupting business models across organisations. This is becoming more prevalent in the manufacturing sector, in particular, supply chain where automation and data exchange are key. Cassie Lessing, managing director of...

  • Digitally preserving cultural heritage for generations to come

    Digitally preserving cultural heritage for generations to come

    November 2, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on Digitally preserving cultural heritage for generations to come

    Capturing the past South African art galleries and museums hold a myriad of history, cultural heritage and even hidden treasures. And while the generations of today still have the opportunity to experience these treasures in the flesh, there may come a time...

  • Insurance Institute of South Africa CEO discusses the digitisation of the insurance industry

    CEO of Insurance Institute of South Africa discusses the digitisation of the insurance industry

    October 25, 2018 • Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on CEO of Insurance Institute of South Africa discusses the digitisation of the insurance industry

    In our digital world, cellular phones have become extensions to our arms and technology is as vital as air to survive. In our individual spaces as we navigate the digital world, we have to accept we can no longer live without technology. Why should this be...

  • Youth employment critical for Africa’s economic growth

    South Africa needs to prioritise STEM education of face deepening unemployment

    August 20, 2018 • EducationComments Off on South Africa needs to prioritise STEM education of face deepening unemployment

    South Africa already faces well-known challenges in its education system, felt nowhere more strongly than in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). And while this is a major concern under any circumstance, the relentless...

  • Shaping the economy with service

    Shaping the economy with service

    May 31, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Shaping the economy with service

    The past few years have been categorised by significant changes in the technology landscape across the globe. From emerging technologies to the refinement of entrenched methodologies to the exploration of new technology frontiers – business, country, sector...

  • Digitising the poultry industry

    Digitising the poultry industry

    April 20, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Digitising the poultry industry

    In the fast moving, volatile and critical poultry industry, control over processes within various divisions and sites is essential. Linking different divisions with each other and the business to provide an integrated view of the entire organisation provides...

  • New partnership to boost financial inclusion in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Are Mobile Network Operators shackling financial inclusion?

    March 20, 2018 • Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Are Mobile Network Operators shackling financial inclusion?

    Financial inclusion is a key enabler of sustainable economic and social development. Initiatives by the United Nations and the World Bank Group continue to drive financial inclusion and it has become a priority for regulators and policymakers worldwide. Out...

  • 5 steps to managing GDPR compliance

    Here’s how the GDPR will affect your South African business

    February 1, 2018 • Southern AfricaComments Off on Here’s how the GDPR will affect your South African business

    Some South African organisations believe that the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect on 25 May 2018, does not apply to them, simply because they do not operate from a European country. But if your business...

  • Organisational growth requires a tangible plan

    Execution is key to digital success

    January 21, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on Execution is key to digital success

    Many companies have enjoyed significant efficiencies from partial digitisation in recent years, but there’s still a lot of paper flying about many everyday offices. Most agree that achieving truly paperless processes would greatly impact business and...

  • Multi-cloud business models will shape the future

    Paperless gains momentum for mobile millennial customers

    October 5, 2017 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Paperless gains momentum for mobile millennial customers

    The shift toward cloud and paperless is fast gaining momentum as the new global cohort of millennial customers demand digital and mobile business options. According to Craig Leppan, business development manager at Assimilated Information Systems (AIS), an e4...

  • Are we ready for a digitised humanity

    Are we ready for a digitised humanity?

    September 7, 2017 • Top StoriesComments Off on Are we ready for a digitised humanity?

    Humanity has witnessed more technology-driven transformational change during the past 30 years than in the entire span of human history preceding it, noted Greg Cress, Digital Lead for Communications, Media and Technology at Accenture, who delivered a keynote...