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Why 5G Connectivity Will Transform the Digital Narrative

As a technology veteran who’s had his fair share of frustrations with browser request timeouts, buffering video content and jitter prone video conversations, this writer wouldn't dream of scoffing at the conveniences afforded by 4G connectivity.Yet, the mighty lure of + 500 mbps speeds ... read more

South African Banks Gearing for a Digital Future

“How can we help you?” seems to be the question on every South African bank’s lips as local financial service providers compete for their share of the new digital customer’s wallet.While a line-up of usual suspects have dominated the local banking industry for a considerable length of ... read more

Disrupting Entrenched Thinking In the Financial Services Industry

In a few years from now, money won't resemble anything close to what we’ve become accustomed to, nor will banks. In the wake of digital transformation, alert industry stewards are doing well to steer their traditionally ... read more

How Africa’s Best Banks are Leading Through Digital

Financial institutions in Africa are aligning their business models to meet retail banking challenges that are quite unique to the continent. Digital solutions are giving banks access to millions of previously unbankable Africans, many of whom are spread across read more

AI for Good: What are the Possibilities?

From ordering Domino’s Pizza on your favourite chat app to combating global warming, artificial intelligence (AI) ubiquity is already here and will undoubtedly intensify. Yet, while its phenomenal rise and potential reach is ... read more

The Fast and the Curious. Three Factors That Will Define Tomorrow’s Car Makers

The future is here; autonomous cars are taking commuters from point A to B while making light conversation about morning traffic. Fuel stations are being geared out with power points for electric vehicles and the Google Maps lady is getting smarter by the ... read more

Checkmate: Is Robotised AI Poised to Take Over the Food Chain?

What happens when you put an advanced cognitive algorithm inside a humanoid robot? A very smart and efficient resource capable of out-thinking and out-working most humans.

Smart robots, like the acrobatic Atlas from Boston ... read more

Can Digital Accelerate Africa’s Renaissance?

As Africa braces for the looming threat of robotised factories in Asia to its manufacturing boom, accessible education is under a renewed spotlight to ensure a sustainable future for the continent.

Lack of accessible ... read more

Why Most Companies Are Still Blindsided By Disruption

While the concept is more recognisable today, the truth is digital transformation (DX) has been around for quite some time. We’ve come a long way since video killed the radio star and Kodak, but it took a long series of incremental steps to get us to the point ... read more

Why the Single Customer View Is Still so Elusive

The single customer view (SCV) has become the holy grail for companies looking to get a better understanding of the people who buy their products. This is evident in the billions being spent on software stacks bent on upping the customer experience ante ... read more