Joanne Carew

Contributing writer

Articles by Joanne Carew

4 methods to help CIOs manage cyber stress
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4 methods to help CIOs manage cyber stress

As companies rushed to prepare for pandemic-driven lockdowns, IT and security teams, often already overextended with inadequate budgets and infrastructure, had to quickly pivot. Here’s what CIOs in South Africa do, and CIOs globally can do, to remedy stress in the here and now while keeping the big picture in perspective.
September 22, 2022
How investment and savings platform PiggyVest is changing Nigeria’s youth culture
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How investment and savings platform PiggyVest is changing Nigeria’s youth culture

While many banks across sub-Saharan Africa have expanded their offerings and customer base, a huge portion of the population remains underserved. But savvy entrepreneurs like Odun Eweniyi, COO and co-founder of PiggyVest, are trying to address this issue by taking advantage of the complacency of big banks, and availability of advanced digital technologies and mobile solutions.
June 20, 2022
South African financial services embrace hybrid cloud
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South African financial services embrace hybrid cloud

Conversations with IT decision makers across the financial services industry reveal that their approach to cloud is hybrid, combining public and private cloud architecture.
April 27, 2022
The tech world wants African developers
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The tech world wants African developers

Africa’s developer ecosystem is growing and demand for skilled programmers has never been higher, according to Google's latest Africa Developer Ecosystem report.
February 24, 2022
Diversity is crucial for digital transformation, say African tech leaders
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Diversity is crucial for digital transformation, say African tech leaders

Diversity and inclusion is no longer a compliance issue. Today, it is critical to represent a more diverse customer base in order to achieve business and economic growth, according to speakers at the recent Women Transforming Technology Summit for sub-Saharan Africa organized by IDC.
December 1, 2021