Oracle delivers Gen 2 Cloud for the enterprise with autonomous capabilities, unrivaled security, and big performance and cost advantages In the opening keynote at Oracle OpenWorld, Oracle Executive Chairman and CTO Larry Ellison shared his vision for a second-generation cloud that is purpose built for the enterprise and more technologically...
Survival, recovery, and building resilience (Part 2) By Anup Singh, Regional Head - Anglophone Africa, Microsave Consulting- MSC and  Graham A.N. Wright-  Group Managing Director Microsave Consulting- MSC In the previous blog, we discussed the impact of COVID-19 on individuals and businesses, much...
The AfCFTA helps promote the type of trade that produces sustainable growth, creates jobs for Africa’s youth, and establishes opportunities for nurturing Africa’s businesses and entrepreneurs The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a tool that countries can use to create opportunities for African businesses and through them...
By Brett Parker "When you're finished changing, you're finished," -Benjamin Franklin. We don't need to take his word for it: there are many inspired thoughts that punctuate the role of change in business. But when should change happen? Change is good This topic makes business leaders nervous. Change is good, but so is...
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by Mehmood Khan, Chief Operating Officer at SAP Africa The emergence and proliferation of exponential technologies such as AI and IoT will challenge organisations’ ability to innovate at speed and scale to remain competitive. Within a few years, modern executives will have to consider the impact of machine learning, artificial...
By Jonathan Somen, CEO of Eldama Technologies in Nairobi, Kenya Emails have become one of the most efficient forms of communication in the corporate world. It is so efficient, easy and affordable to register an email address. With that convenience, there is a security threat posed and failing to...
(Part 1) By Anup Singh, Regional Head - Anglophone Africa, Microsave Consulting- MSC and  Graham A.N. Wright-  Group Managing Director Microsave Consulting- MSC In the bustling City ParkMarket in Nairobi, Philip runs a fruit stall. The market has other fruit stalls but they are no matchfor...
The severity of the impact of coronavirus on China’s growth prospects will hold major implications for Africa given the continent’s close ties to the Asian giant. The broader impact will also be exacerbated if efforts to contain the outbreak prove inadequate, thus extending both the reach...
By Mariam Abdullahi, Telco Industry Head at SAP Africa While the telco industry may have seen its traditional revenue streams decline further in 2018, thanks in part to the popularity of over-the-top (OTT) services such as WhatsApp that offer low-cost alternatives to messaging and voice calling, the industry is still...
By Sherry Zameer, Senior Vice President, IoT solutions for CISMEA Region at Gemalto Today’s consumers rely on their mobile devices not just for communication but to perform a growing range of functions online; provided they get a seamlessend-to-end experience. In recent years, mobiles have become an identification device. Almost half (48%)...
by Mehmood Khan, Chief Operating Officer at SAP Africa The term ‘exponential organisation’ was first introduced in a 2014 book by the Singularity University founding director Salim Ismail and co-authors Michael Malone and Yuri van Geest. An exponential organisation is one governed by an assumption of abundance, where the typical...
By Edwin Kimani  An interesting phenomenon is currently shaping up to be an interesting story told in the Kenyan economy. Just recently, an article was written about former blue chip companies now trading as penny stock. To expound on this will require that I give proper illustrations on this phenomenon. Previously,...