Africa should think big on digital development. At the current, incremental pace of economic and social advancement, according to the world bank, too many of Africa’s expanding youth population will be denied the opportunity to live up to their potential. Digital technologies offer a chance to disrupt this path–unlocking new
The Institute of ICT Professionals Ghana (IIPGH) with its partners Codie it!, and TinkerToys, from Leipzig, Germany on 3rd May 2021 successfully launched its Digital Design and Creative Coding Hub in Accra. The event had a splendid setup, hosting about 35 children with their parents, and other invited guests. The
Information Systems (IS) become more and more complex as the number of solutions in the IS space keeps rising; each solution promising different but convergent gains. The question no longer remains how to transform your IS strategy to meet your organization’s digital needs but how to remain resilient in uncertain
Prior to the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the question about who is leading the Digital Transformation (DT) in an organization has usually been a tussle between the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) andChief Technology Officer (CTO) / Chief Information Officer (CIO) as ICT gurus argue for or against any of the C-level leaders.
This paper suggests that a “whole government” and more collaborative approach be explored in ensuring the effectiveness of digital service regulation in Ghana. Beginning with stakeholder identification, an agile digital transformation team must be created and equipped with the necessary skills, tools, authority and financial resources with the aim of bringing about effective digital regulation.
The possibilities are enormous; however commercial viability of the business cases must be quickly validated to understand the ecosystem better. With Telcos and hyperscale cloud providers leading the charge, we can harness the full potential of the various propositions in this promising era of 5G, Edge computing and SD-WAN.
In identifying and developing the right use cases, analytics or the ‘right’ analytics plays a crucial role in giving insights that decision makers will need to embark on a digital transformation journey. Data is everywhere and a lot of companies have stacks and pools, even seas of data that do not provide any meaningful insights.
The debate on digital literacy is hot. Frequent discussions in the media space as well as quotes from international development agencies claim that now, in the second decade of the 21st century, it is mostly the digital divide which is holding people back in their development, rather than access