Where to next for the Apex Primate?

August 1, 2017 7:18 am5 comments
Chief Technology Advisor for SAP Africa, Simon Carpenter.

By SIMON CARPENTER Chief Technology Advisor: SAP Africa PERHAPS it’s because I have less runway ahead of me than behind me or perhaps it’s because of being in the IT industry for three and half decades but I find myself marvelling at and sometimes bewildered by, the exponentially accelerating pace […]

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Fixed-Mobile Convergence in emerging markets-Organic vs. Inorganic

July 31, 2017 10:18 am1 comment
Hani Abbasi, Vice President, Delta Partners

By HANI ABBASI and POL CREUS  –FIXED-Mobile Convergence (FMC) – owing to several benefits including significant cost synergies, revenue uplift and improved customer loyalty – is becoming increasingly popular in emerging markets, following success stories in developed countries.In developed markets, early adopters to FMC (e.g. Vodafone, Orange, BT, AT&T, Rogers […]

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The relevancy of Big Data for investors

July 26, 2017 2:51 pm3 comments
The relevancy of Big Data for investors

by Yolanda Smit, Regional Director at PBT Group According to a BBC report, computer company IBM stated that 2.5 billion gigabytes of data was generated every day in 2012. Given its importance on business strategy, data usage has not abated in the intervening years. Considering this, how can the investment […]

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