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The Gartner Aspiring Innovators for 2017

by Jeffrey Mann  |  September 20, 2017

For the third time, we ran a programme at this year's Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Cape Town that highlights local high tech startups from Africa. We asked on Twitter, LinkedIn and...

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This time I don't really mind being wrong

by Jeffrey Mann  |  May 24, 2017

Data sovereignty is a persistent topic in my cloud office inquiries. Many customers want to know where Microsoft Office 365 or Google G Suite will put their emails, files and...

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Looking for 2017's African Aspiring Innovators

by Jeffrey Mann  |  March 7, 2017

Now in its third year, the search has started for the Aspiring Innovators to be highlighted at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo Africa 2017. It will put the spotlight on interesting African...

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Africa's Aspiring Innovators 2016

by Jeffrey Mann  |  September 27, 2016

In addition to being an analyst, one of the most funĀ things I get to do is chair the Symposium event in Cape Town. With about 1000 delegates, it is one...

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Africa's Aspiring Innovators

by Jeffrey Mann  |  September 30, 2015

One of the perks of being a symposium conference chair is that I get to try some fun things, particularly at a smaller event like the one just closing in...

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Gartner on SAP in South Africa.

by Thomas Otter  |  May 5, 2011

I'm heading down to South Africa for the Gartner on SAP event, at Sun City 1 and 2 of June. This is the third time I've been to the event....

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Of Safari Parks, Game Reserves and References.

by Thomas Otter  |  December 14, 2009

Just 30 minutes north west of Johannesburg there is a Safari Park. You can see giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, many birds, and lots of buck. Lions laze under the trees. You...

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Well done Ushahidi

by Thomas Otter  |  June 7, 2009

Sometimes with web 2.0 technologies I feel as if I'm seeing demos of solutions looking for problems in a technology bubble, but this example really shows how mashups, text messaging...

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