Bianca Wright

Middle East IT leaders face looming demand for sustainability projects

 Made in China: Africa's ICT infrastructure backbone

Made in China: Africa's ICT infrastructure backbone

Chinese technology is the foundation for Africa's networking infrastructure and increasingly, Chinese tech giants are moving into enterprise software and services. Is the continent too dependent on China, and will U.S. and European...

Are African tech hubs really helping innovation?

Are African tech hubs really helping innovation?

There are hundreds of tech hubs across the continent, with more coming, but not all of them flourish. Keys to success include a focus on emerging technology and a creative approach to generating revenue.

Where is South Africa’s industrial internet of things innovation?

Where is South Africa’s industrial internet of things innovation?

South Africa is home to a variety IIoT initiatives, but some enterprises have difficulty making a business case for the technology.

 Middle East’s digital transformation laggard status may be a benefit

Middle East’s digital transformation laggard status may be a benefit

Unencumbered by heavily customized legacy systems, Middle East enterprises may have a clearer path toward leveraging IT to overhaul how they do businesses than companies in other regions.

Could undersea cables spell innovation in connectivity for Africa?

Could undersea cables spell innovation in connectivity for Africa?

Cable investment is up, with Google and Facebook planning to establish links to sub-Saharan Africa, but immediate benefits will elude much of the region.

  How to get the best from impact sourcing in Africa

How to get the best from impact sourcing in Africa

How can you get the best from a social-impact outsourcing arrangement while ensuring it really makes a difference to local communities?

 How VR is changing the oil and gas industry in the Middle East

How VR is changing the oil and gas industry in the Middle East

Virtual reality applications are gaining traction in a sector with big safety and training issues.

What does Facebook’s Libra mean for Africa?

What does Facebook’s Libra mean for Africa?

In a region on the vanguard of mobile payment systems, Facebook's cryptocurrency may get a good reception despite regulatory and trust issues.

 Turkcell's move to solar highlights power challenges for data centres

Turkcell's move to solar highlights power challenges for data centres

Here's why Turkcell is launching the first solar-powered data centre in the Middle East.

How Jordan is cultivating its tech talent

How Jordan is cultivating its tech talent

Aspirations to be a regional tech hub drive government and private enterprises to launch an ambitious array of programmes.

What Africa's social and digital clampdowns mean for doing business

What Africa's social and digital clampdowns mean for doing business

Restrictions not only silence or limit the citizenry; they also have a very real economic cost.

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