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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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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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Economic Growth Focus Turns to Africa as the BRIC Start to Splutter

by Richard Gordon  |  August 27, 2013

In all the years I've been researching IT markets, one big elephant in the room has always been Africa. In relation to global technology trends and their economic impact, this...

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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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When Data isn't Data yet

by Andreas Bitterer  |  September 18, 2008

Sometimes it helps talking to a different set of clients to get a reality check. In my world, where all that's needed is broadband and an airport (I'm exaggerating a...

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