Tag: future of work

#FOWA2020: Empowering the workforce to harness IoT and Big Data Analytics

A growing number of devices that we interact with are collecting a staggering amount of data. Everything from jet engines to a point of sale device. How can we harness the power of big data and make better decisions through predictive algorithms....

#FOWA2020: Digital transformation and the distributed enterprise

Digital businesses are focused on integrating digital technologies, such as social, mobile, analytics/big data and cloud, in the service of transforming how businesses work. The ability to digitally re-imagine the business is determined in large part by a clear digital strategy supported by leaders who foster a culture able to change and invent the new....

#FOWA2020: How SaaS & Cloud computing can help African enterprises futureproof their business model

Cloud computing is in its infancy on the African Continent. With rapidly expanding infrastructure and a sudden shift to remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a silver lining. Africa’s unique approach and exuberance means that the continent can leapfrog first world countries with SaaS innovation and mobile technology....

#FOWA2020: Cybersecurity for the distributed, hyper-connected workplace

In this day and age of continuously expanding connectivity, it is critical for businesses to ensure up-to-date cyber-security measures. This will require robust systems and policies that not only prevent threats, but proactively seek and counter them....

#FOWA2020: Turbocharging productivity: What automation, ML & AI can do for your business

With self-determining computerized systems, i.e. AI, automation and machine learning becoming more mainstream, the employee’s role in the workplace is undergoing tectonic shifts. Connecting quality data with fast computation services, these cutting-edge technologies offer significant opportunities to improve processes, radically transforming the nature of work....

COVID-19: How the pandemic is redefining the future of work

The United Nations says more than one in six young people are out of work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Olusola Adewole, Partner and Head of People and Organisation Advisory at PwC Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to explore how the COVID-19 pandemic impacts the future of work as the world marks the World Youth Skills Day.

Africa Investment Forum: Alfred Zeufack on what opportunities Africa’s free trade deal brings to the continent

Alfred Zeufack, Chief Economist, Africa at the World Bank was one of the more than 2200 delegates who attended the Africa Investment Forum, held in Sandton from the 11th to the 13th of November.
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