Jeremy Daniel

Contributing writer

Articles by Jeremy Daniel

Why CIOs are increasingly vital to African supply chains
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Why CIOs are increasingly vital to African supply chains

Ahead of the recent 2nd India - Africa Entrepreneurship Investment Summit in Nairobi, chief strategy and sustainable development executive at Rogers Group, and MD for Velogic Africa operations, Mehul Bhatt, spoke about global supply chain complexities and how CIOs bring resilience to organisations.
July 6, 2022
New cross-sector alliance aims to improve cybersecurity for South Africa
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New cross-sector alliance aims to improve cybersecurity for South Africa

Facing the continued evolution and growth of security threats in South Africa, the newly formed Cybersecurity Digital Alliance brings together the various stakeholders in the local industry with the goal of improving cybersecurity for everyone.
January 16, 2022
Remote work pressures Africa tech leaders to set MDM, BYOD policies
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Remote work pressures Africa tech leaders to set MDM, BYOD policies

The move to remote work has put more pressure than ever before on tech leaders in business to establish mobile device management (MDM) and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies. BYOD is not for everyone — companies need to weigh pros and cons.rn
April 4, 2021
Interest in data science education explodes in Africa in wake of pandemic
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Interest in data science education explodes in Africa in wake of pandemic

More and more academic institutions, as well as a few global technology giants, are offering data science courses in Africa with the express purpose of solving African problems. In the process, they are creating a new and exciting employment pipeline.
March 28, 2021
African 5G networks roll out, but network deployment hurdles remain
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African 5G networks roll out, but network deployment hurdles remain

5G was a hot topic at the recent AfricaCom, with industrial enterprises cited as early users. But wide geographical coverage is still at least several years away. Here's what industry insiders said about the promise of 5G and hurdles to network implementation.
November 22, 2020
Q&A: Altron’s CIO takes leadership lessons to a managing director role
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Q&A: Altron’s CIO takes leadership lessons to a managing director role

The new managing director of Altron Group's Karabina unit, Collin Govender, talks about leadership lessons learned as a CIO that he can carry into his new role, the advantages Africa has when it comes to deploying emerging tech, and managing a remote workforce.
November 1, 2020
Nigeria Data Protection Bill aims to reinforce information security rules
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Nigeria Data Protection Bill aims to reinforce information security rules

Nigeria's Data Protection Bill 2020 builds on the current Nigerian Data Protection Regulation (NDPR), proposing a new Data Protection Commission and new strictures to ensure that data processing in the country conforms to international standards necessary for the growth of the nation's IT sector and international trade.
October 25, 2020
12 ways that South Africa is using technology to combat COVID-19
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12 ways that South Africa is using technology to combat COVID-19

Government, businesses and tech vendors have been coming up with innovative uses of technology to reduce infection and create awareness of the dangers of COVID-19, in ways that may change technology forever.rn. rn.
August 30, 2020