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[Column] Sunil Geness: Serving vulnerable communities raises stakes for public sector digital transformation
16-06-2022 | 15:50:30
The ongoing damaging impact of the pandemic combined with a growing number of climate-related emergencies is bringing into stark relief government’s ability to provide essential public services to vulnerable communities.
SAP announces plan to establish Africa’s first AppHaus in Cape Town
07-06-2022 | 14:53:49
Tracy Bolton, COO at SAP Africa says the customer-facing AppHaus represents the next step in SAP’s evolution of innovating with customers by putting human experience first.
SAP closes gap between sustainability and profitability with solutions for Africa
06-06-2022 | 15:26:08
According to SAP Africa Chief Operating Officer Tracy Bolton, companies can choose to focus on sustainability as a key strategy - creating additional business value, transforming their business by creating new products, services and solutions that reach additional customers, markets and segments.
[Column] Dumisani Moyo: Can technology be the driving force behind Africa’s development?
25-05-2022 | 16:29:06
Although technology is not the only answer to the question of building world-class competitive African businesses, it is one of the most accessible solutions to many of the challenges that businesses face.
SAP digital literacy programme upskills 1.8 million young learners in Africa
23-05-2022 | 13:14:00
Since 2020, there has been a 23% increase in youths trained, bringing the total number of youngsters and teachers empowered to a staggering 10 million.
[Kenya] Fargo Courier adopts SAP solution to boost business performance
10-05-2022 | 16:09:09
The company sought a system that could fully integrate with client systems and enable improved controls.
SAP, Unilever pilot blockchain technology supporting deforestation-free palm oil
25-03-2022 | 10:22:21
​​​​​​​SAP and Unilever have announced a pilot of the GreenToken by SAP solution to further increase traceability and transparency in Unilever’s global palm oil supply chain.
[Column] Hardeep Sound: Three East Africa economic sectors ripe for tech innovation
10-03-2022 | 09:49:08
Countries across East Africa are breathing a sigh of relief as pandemic-related challenges finally ease and the prospect of some form of normalcy emerges.
[Column] Cathy Smith: Don’t believe the negative hype: tech is a force for good
03-03-2022 | 09:40:00
​​​​​​​ Is a dysfunctional relationship with technology keeping us from harnessing tech for the greater good? 
[Column] Tracy Bolton: How to build a sustainable business in 2022
11-02-2022 | 14:47:18
As our fragile planet experiences unprecedented man-made changes to its climate, organisations are being challenged to move onto a more sustainable path in 2022.
[Nigeria] Shell partners with SAP to boost digital skills in the workplace
25-01-2022 | 14:06:57
In Nigeria's highly competitive oil and gas sector, a partnership between one of the largest oil and gas exploration and production companies and SAP on its Young Professionals Program is producing a steady supply of work-ready digital skills that can support vital digital transformation efforts.
[Column] Cathy Smith: What 2022 may hold for technology’s role in Africa
21-01-2022 | 13:10:00
With the world in flux due to the impact of the pandemic, the growing influence of digital technologies in every facet of our lives, and the increasingly visible impact of a changing climate, most business leaders are operating in an environment of rapid and near-constant change.
[Column] Hardeep Sound: Four make-or-break priorities for East Africa’s economic recovery
14-01-2022 | 12:06:00
How does the East African region achieve a full economic recovery from the impact of the pandemic while also building toward a more globally-competitive and sustainable future?
[Column] Cameron Beveridge: How South African organisations are using tech to succeed despite disruptions
22-12-2021 | 11:15:48
South African small, medium and large enterprises are using technology at an unprecedented scale to help manage the uncertainty and disruption caused by the pandemic and broader changes in the business and consumer landscape.
[Column] Claudio Muruzabal: Making profitability sustainable and sustainability profitable
08-12-2021 | 14:08:48
The businesses that are going to stand out over the next decade will be those who see market opportunities in social responsibility, and develop business models, products and services that have societal elements and sustainable practices baked in, as it were.
[Column] Dumisani Moyo: Three rules for marketing in the post-pandemic era
02-12-2021 | 08:05:07
The role of marketing has changed forever, and marketers now have to get to grips with what the future holds. Will marketing activities remain digital, or will they evolve into a hybrid of digital and physical, especially as vaccination rates rise and the world returns to some semblance of pre-pandemic normalcy?
[Column] Titilayo Adewumi: West Africa’s circular economy efforts at the forefront of fostering a more sustainable future
24-11-2021 | 08:24:00
The vast majority of population growth across the continent will be concentrated in urban areas. WEF data indicates that more than 80% of Africa's population growth between now and 2030 will be in cities, with Lagos growing at a pace of 77 people every hour.
[Column] Cathy Smith: Social enterprises could hold the key to a prosperous and equitable future for Africa
19-11-2021 | 08:04:16
Today, Africa is more prosperous than at any other time in history, with more children having access to education opportunities, fewer people living in extreme poverty, and most people living in democracies.
[South Africa] Capitec Bank taps SAP’s innovation to modernize operations
19-11-2021 | 07:54:27
Prior to the implementation, Capitec had to contend with increased people overhead due to a reliance on manual data capturing, which reduced its capacity for information analysis and business optimisation.
[Column] Dumisani Moyo: Winning hearts, minds and market share: Four key focus areas for African retailers
08-10-2021 | 07:42:00
Technology has transformed every aspect of our personal and professional lives, and has left no sector of the economy untouched.
SAP Young Professionals Programme evolves to meet Africa’s digital skills demands
29-09-2021 | 09:28:42
According to Cathy Smith, Managing Director at SAP Africa, while many educational programs struggled with the complex demands of distance learning during the pandemic, the SAP Young Professionals Program went from strength to strength.
Absa partners with SAP on Pan African finance transformation
11-08-2021 | 09:51:53
Absa Group has joined forces with SAP for a core finance transformation. A multi country digitisation journey has started with the Absa Groups’ Kenyan subsidiary S/4 HANA implementation being the first country to go live with SAP S/4 HANA
Google Cloud and SAP partner to accelerate business transformations in the cloud
03-08-2021 | 10:23:34
Under this expanded partnership, Google Cloud will be a strategic cloud partner for the RISE with SAP offering.
[Column] Cathy Smith: Sustainability or extinction: what African enterprises need to know about the next ten years
22-07-2021 | 15:24:00
Businesses and countries across the continent are attempting to rebuild following the devastating economic impact of the pandemic.
[Column] Titilayo Adewumi: Cybercrime is an existential threat to West Africa's economic growth
07-07-2021 | 10:31:20
While organisations across West Africa work to recover from the economic impact of the pandemic, the global cybercrime industry is going into overdrive.
[Column] Hardeep Sound: The pandemic’s impact in East Africa demands accelerated digital transformation
30-06-2021 | 08:59:45
Facing the prospect of a rapidly growing youth population, countries in the region are in a race to equip their youth with the digital skills they need to drive economic growth and innovation.
[Column] Pedro Guerreiro: Cloud as a tool to create certainty
22-06-2021 | 12:20:00
Organisations need the flexibility to adapt to these multi-faceted changes while also improving the accuracy of the decisions they make regarding which route to take.
SAP Young Professionals Programme extends digital skills build to Lusophone Africa
18-06-2021 | 08:24:40
SAP's flagship digital skills build initiative the Young Professionals Programme is celebrating its first-ever graduates from Lusophone Africa.
[Column] Cathy Smith: Transforming African businesses into intelligent enterprises to build resilience
14-05-2021 | 12:33:00
Having the capability to quickly deploy new technologies – such as AI-assisted processes or scalable cloud applications – empowers organisations with agility and adaptability.
South Africa liquor company DGB taps clouds solution to bolster sales
14-05-2021 | 12:31:31
DGB chose the SAP Sales Cloud Retail Execution (ReX) solution and worked with implementation partner Consnet to design and introduce the solution into the business.
[Column] Claudio Muruzabal: Building environmentally sound businesses in the ‘Decade of Delivery’
29-04-2021 | 08:35:41
Consumers and customers don’t just value sustainability, they’re prepared to pay for it. More than two-thirds are willing to pay a premium for brands that are sustainable and environmentally responsible.
[Column] Genevieve Koolen: How organizations can shape their culture for the new world of work
13-04-2021 | 08:26:32
Will people return to the office when it’s safe to do so? Since the start of the pandemic last year, organisations and employees across the world have embraced remote work like never before.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Investment in African startups is now stronger than ever
04-03-2021 | 13:57:00
Despite the global economic slowdown caused by COVID-19, the case for investing in African startups is stronger than ever with new opportunities being announced every day.
[South Africa] Sasol taps SAP platform to standardize procure-to-pay processes
19-02-2021 | 09:58:03
To centralize and standardize its procure-to-pay processes, Sasol chose SAP Ariba, the world's procurement platform that facilitates $3.2-trillion in commerce transacted annually across 190 countries.
SAP and Microsoft expand partnership and integrate Microsoft Teams across solutions
27-01-2021 | 08:05:00
SAP SE and Microsoft Corp. announced plans to integrate Microsoft Teams with SAP’s intelligent suite of solutions.
[Column] Pedro Guerreiro: The role of technology in unlocking trade value in East Africa
21-01-2021 | 08:00:58
The latest data – and East Africa's continued focus on transforming its key industries, sectors and infrastructure through technology – is giving me hope that the economic outlook is brightening.
[Column] Claudio Muruzabal: Building Sustainable Businesses in the Next Normal
07-12-2020 | 14:25:59
The pandemic has forced many enterprises to re-think how they measure their success and performance. Pre-Covid, most businesses focused largely on managing profitability and growth.
[Interview] HYCU Steven Cooper, Vladimir Djordjevic on SAP HANA Investment on Google Cloud
08-11-2020 | 10:35:00
For many companies today, maintaining a robust IT-infrastructure that includes terabytes of data to protect on SAP HANA, while balancing the need to reduce costs and simplify IT-management, can be challenging
[Webinar] Make the Most of Your SAP HANA Investment on Google Cloud
04-11-2020 | 09:41:00
For many companies today, maintaining a robust IT-infrastructure that includes terabytes of data to protect on SAP HANA, while balancing the need to reduce costs and simplify IT-management, can be challenging. For HYCU and Google Cloud Partner Incentro, there are ways to manage and protect without breaking the bank
H. Pierson partners with XPLANE USA to offer management consulting services to African companies
04-11-2020 | 07:47:00
H. Pierson Associates Limited and XPLANE Consulting have entered into a partnership, combining H. Pierson’s industry-leading management consulting services with XPLANE’s world-class design-led approach to Strategy Development & Activation.
[South Africa] PayFast reveals first Ecommerce Performance Index
04-11-2020 | 07:06:49
Online payment gateway PayFast has launched its first Ecommerce Performance Index – the PEP Index.
[South Africa] Teraco begins construction of Africa’s largest data centre
04-11-2020 | 06:29:00
Teraco Data Environments has announced that construction has commenced on a new hyperscale data centre with 38 megawatts (MW) of critical power load in Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg, South Africa.