Tag: Disruption

How Africans Can Thrive in the Age of Disruption

How Africans Can Thrive in the Age of Disruption

Business, Technology
Today, African businesses are being shaped by the disruptive forces that are impacting collective global markets. Just one example is speed of the current advancements in technology – such as AI, robotics, autonomous transport, IoT, 3D printing and big data analytics among others. Against this backdrop of disruption, organisations need to distinguish themselves from others in order to stand out. This is also shaping the next decade of work and if your organisation is not developing people strategies that account for these forces, prepare to be blindsided. Despite this clear recognition, the 2017 WEF Human Capital Report highlighted the failure by business to adequately develop people’s talents. The report found that only 62% of the world’s human capital is fully developed. In Africa