Features

[Column] Linda Carter: Connectivity considerations to futureproof your cloud experience

04-11-2019 | 08:45:23
The cloud is a dynamic, ever-changing environment, surging ahead on the back of developments such as a hybridisation and hyper scaling, not to mention a whole new array of cloud-based solutions to support companies

[Column] Paul Marketos: How to help customers embrace Business Intelligence

04-11-2019 | 05:49:00
Data by itself is useless. For it to have any real, tangible value, one must be able to turn data into information and turn information into decision making.

[Interview] Kingsley Ndiewo, CEO, Funtrench, Kenya

04-09-2019 | 11:36:00
Kingsley Ndiewo is the CEO and founder of Funtrench, a technology training institution in Kenya and Africa. He engaged Africa Business Communities about his company, in this exclusive interview.

[Column] Jon Tullett: Assessing impacts - The meteors of security and AI

04-04-2019 | 11:44:54
A 2018 study found that the illicit proceeds of global cybercrime had reached $US1.5 trillion annually. Norton Security estimated that by 2023, a total of 33 billion records would be stolen each year.

[Interview] Inderpal Singh Mumick, Founder and CEO, Kirusa

04-04-2019 | 11:15:00
Inderpal Singh Mumick is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Kirusa, provider of voice messaging and social media mobile apps to mobile carriers and subscribers in emerging markets in Africa, the Middle East and in Asia.

[Africa Tech Week] E-commerce holds huge promise for enhancing free trade in Africa

04-04-2019 | 11:08:00
Africa has huge e-commerce potential. In fact, according to UNCTAD, e-commerce can significantly boost free trade across Africa

[Column] Llewellyn le Hané: The Fourth Industrial Revolution and what it means in Namibia

04-04-2019 | 09:40:49
Ubiquitous, mobile supercomputing, intelligent robots, self-driving cars, Neuro-technological brain enhancements, Genetic editing, are all evidence of dramatic change around us and it’s happening at exponential speed.

[Column] Kieran Frost: The disruption of automation

04-03-2019 | 05:39:13
Artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics alongside exponential change in the business landscape and emergent technology will shake foundations and shift perceptions

[Column] Roger Hislop: The connected supply chain; Turning our information highway into intelligent information superhighway

04-02-2019 | 06:58:00
Wow, is it 1991 already? Yes, on this 28th anniversary of Al Gore popularising the phrase “information superhighway”, Internet Solutions (IS) brings you an even better phrase:

[Africa Tech Week] Online marketplaces are contributing to economic growth in Africa

03-29-2019 | 12:30:39
Online marketplaces could raise incomes and boost inclusive economic growth with minimal disruption to existing businesses and workforce norms in Africa.

[Column] Mandla Mbonambi: Gaining traction with automation

03-28-2019 | 05:48:56
According to the Deloitte Global RPA Survey, the benefits of robot process automation (RPA) are significant with payback at less than 12 months alongside improved compliance (92%), improved quality and accuracy (90%), and cost reduction (59%).

[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Digitization is critical for growth of SMEs

03-26-2019 | 08:45:00
The commitment by the Government to accord more support to SMEs comes at a critical time when the manufacturing sector is expected to create 1.3 million jobs and contribute 15% to GDP by 2022.

[Column] Derrick Sebbaale: Africa telcos and governments should jointly fight SIM boxing

03-26-2019 | 06:06:00
In 2016, it was estimated that telecom companies in Uganda on annual basis were losing about $60m due to illegal redirection of international calls traffic.

[Interview] Chijioke Dozie, CEO, OneFi, Nigeria

03-21-2019 | 09:22:00
Chijioke Dozie is the CEO and co-Founder of OneFi, a leading African Mobile-First Consumer Lending Business that has disbursed over $40m to consumers since inception.

[Column] Mark Bannerman: "Smartstreaming" Enterprise Financial Management

03-20-2019 | 09:28:06
Statistics SA recently released its findings that the South African economy grew by 1.4 percent in the last quarter of 2018. While this is encouraging and a move in the right direction, many are still faced with the question; “is this growth sustainable?”.