IT & Leadership: Deon Geyser – The 5G imperative

It has been just a decade since the mobile phone spread rapidly across Africa, leapfrogging the landline and bringing literacy, education and connectivity to widely scattered populations. Mobile has played a significant role in building improved communities, healthcare and financial inclusion. Its potential extends into driving economic growth through technological progress and collaboration. It is […]

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Still waiting to catch the IoT bus? Here’s where it’s going in 2018

The breakthroughs that change our lives do not, usually, arrive in the world with a loud fanfare and an instant acceptance and understanding of the new arrival’s enormous significance. The Wright brothers, for example, were the first aviators to successfully pilot a power-driven, heavier-than-air flying machine on 17 December 1903. It was a ground-breaking (should […]

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Has the nerd become too unfriendly?

Recently, I asked a friend to accompany me to a meetup of tech savvies in Nairobi. Being in Nairobi, I have grown accustomed to the everyday tech meetups that are happening all over. It has suddenly become the “thing” in town. However, after the meetup on our way back home, my buddy vowed to never […]

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