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Africa brings abundant possibilities for Smart Cities

May 15, 2018 7:02 am0 comments
Schneider Electric Middle East and Africa Region President_Caspar Herzberg

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AFRICAN countries have an opportunity to leapfrog now-redundant technologies used in developed nations and ultimately realise their potential to create truly smart cities. This is according to an industry expert following a report released by the United Nations (UN) indicating that, by 2050, 70 […]

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Modern technology key to halting service delivery protests

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Modern technology key to halting service delivery protests

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MUNICIPALITIES in the continent must adopt 21st-century smart solutions to ensure efficient water management and thwart recurrent service delivery protests. Maanda Ramutumbu, a technology executive in South Africa, said the escalating protests underscored the incapacity of local municipalities to provide basic services to ratepayers. […]

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The COO Dilemma: Making the visionary visible

May 14, 2018 10:57 am0 comments
SAP Africa COO: Mehmood Khan. Photo by Savious-Parker Kwinika, CAJ News Africa

by MEHMOOD KHAN  THE term ‘exponential organisation’ was first introduced in a 2014 book by the Singularity University founding director Salim Ismail and co-authors Michael Malone and Yuri van Geest. An exponential organisation is one governed by an assumption of abundance, where the typical constraints of linear organisations – for […]

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