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Africa trailing on digital transformation

Africa trailing on digital transformation

Internet, Technology
Africa needs to do much more to exploit its potential in the fourth industrial revolution say business leaders. In an evaluation of the continent's ability to respond adequately to digital challenges and opportunities, Edward Agostinho, Consulting Systems Engineer in IOT and Digitalisation at Cisco said Africa is still lagging behind. "When we look at the US or even Europe and compare the type of innovative projects in IOT for example, we do not have that rapid force of innovation happening in Africa that we would like to see. In Europe the guys are starting to connect roads by putting sensors in them to understand the conditions on the road. They are putting down infrastructure that is already enabling vehicle-to-vehicle communication. We've got a little bit of catching up to do, ...