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IDC :Internet of Things in Africa needs a localised approach

IDC :Internet of Things in Africa needs a localised approach

Technology
By 2021, global IoT spending is expected to total nearly $1.4 trillion, led by enterprise investments IoT hardware, software, services, and connectivity. The International Data Corporation reports that Africa’s Internet of Things journey may require a different approach and the starting point depends on the local situation. Although there is a universal business case for adopting the Internet of things  in industries of all types across the US and Europe, the same can’t be said for Africa, which is made up of many economically and politically diverse countries. George Kalebaila, director of telecoms and Internet of Things at the IDC says there isn’t much appetite for connected cars, which is understandable given that many African countries have bigger issues to address. Many glob
Why its essential to prepare for the rise of the Artificial Intelligence

Why its essential to prepare for the rise of the Artificial Intelligence

Technology
Whether you consider yourself tech-inclined or not, you’ve likely heard of AI.  Or maybe you’ve noticed the onslaught of headlines describing AI as either the future or a cause for concern. So it’s worth asking, what will AI mean to you? What will the coming revolution mean for your day-to-day work, your business, and ultimately, your customers? Artificial intelligence (AI) had a big year in 2016, with massive strides forward in deep machine learning, IoT, predictive forecasting, more intelligent business processes and smart personal assistants. While technology seems to move at an ever-increasing rate, AI is seemingly everywhere and may prove to be one of the fastest-growing technology segments in 2017. That’s why organizations need to determine how exactly they need to prepa