“We must ensure that the benefits of technological advances are a basic right, not a privilege of the few. UN Habitat is ready to provide the platform so that we can engage the best minds in every part of the world,”
In today’s customer centric digital first world many business owners and managers are bombarded with ‘information overload’ and are urgently seeking ways to derive greater control, understanding and intelligence from their organisation’s data. One of the best solutions to this growing problem is to adopt a Business Intelligence (BI) strategy, but in reality many companies have been slow to do so – due to a lack of knowledge of exactly what it involves, where to start, and how long it will take to see any benefit. The truth is: Business Intelligence should be an integral part of your operation………..
Using incorrect information is very costly for a company. This also applies to the manufacturing industry, in which data runs like a continuous thread through all departments and processes. Digital continuity is in this case crucial. But what exactly is digital continuity? And what does this require?
The lifecycle of a product consists of roughly ………..
…..highlighted the issues that need to be addressed to absorb tech developments and enhance the competitiveness of economies. However, such a complicated relation is not easy to understand, especially for developing countries, and this may further widen the gap between them and rich countries. This would in turn create complex issues such as migration, terrorism and social inequalities……….
Making up over a quarter of the region’s population, millennials are a key factor in this growth, with four in 10 shopping online across the region. Here are the three e-commerce bright spots that businesses of all sizes should focus on to help stay up-to-date with the dynamic retail environment and changing consumer preferences………
China is expected to account for 50% of the smart cities…….. the research firm said in a new report. The global smart city market is expected to grow to over US$2 trillion by 2025………
Investing in a digital transformation of your business will have an impact on revenues and profits. And, while the financial implications may signal the need for a cautious approach, a recent study suggests that the more aggressively companies respond to the digitization of their industries…………
Technology purchases are on the rise, according to the Gartner technology research firm. “The U.S. state and local government IT market is turning the corner with a renewed focus on modernization and innovation, along with budgets back in positive territory,” ……….
Innovation is happening everywhere!
While Silicon Valley is synonymous with technology and innovation, some of the most interesting solutions I came across weren’t American-based. The usual countries were well represented, and those include Canada and China, both of which are producing a plethora of new fintech businesses and solutions………..
Digital reinvention is changing the way public sector organisations are operating
In today’s data economy, people, devices and systems are generating the data points to provide more opportunities for insight and connection than ever before………..
Africa is truly Mobile !
More than 1 billion people live in the Sub-Saharan Africa, 40% of population under the age of 16, and there are only 250 million smartphones. The capacity for growth is huge………..
Finding and negotiating with suppliers is a time-consuming and challenging process for any business – especially for those with complicated supply chains. eSourcing can streamline this process, allowing your organisation to use a suite of online systems to collect and compare information on a range of suppliers, run auctions, tenders, and complete vendor surveys – all designed to help you choose a preferred provider……………