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The 5 stages of digital maturity: How does your organisation rank?


 

One of the most common misconceptions about digital transformation is that it’s about the implementation of cutting-edge technologies and IT systems that optimise operational processes. While technology plays an important part, it doesn’t give us the full picture. Many companies implement new digital tools and platforms only to find that they remain unused or unable […]

Achieving a digital balance in a technology-driven world: At what cost?


 

Exactly 2 years ago, I wrote about something that I felt was shameful for an academic like me to write about. It was how I suffered from a triple dose of anxiety, depression and loneliness and how my constant social media use was found to be a contributing factor to my mental health plummeting. The […]

2020: A year of change in the payment and financial sectors


 

As we move into 2020, a date which replaced the year 2000 in many science-fiction writers’ quivers, it is worth looking at what kind of change we can expect as their ‘future’ becomes our ‘present’. While it is difficult trying to predict the future, it is also worth remembering that new things are seldom dreamed […]

INNOVATION

Achieving a digital balance in a technology-driven world: At what cost?

Exactly 2 years ago, I wrote about something that I felt was shameful for an academic like me to write about. It was how...

EDUCATION

Sudan’s military head is betraying the revolution

A secret meeting reportedly arranged by the UAE and Saudi Arabia between Sudanese military leader and Chief of the Sovereign Council, General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and...

ECONOMICS

Budget 2020: We are now in “injury time” – no 2nd...

If Minister Tito Mboweni gets his way, we can expect him to table a necessarily restrictive – and therefore largely unpopular – budget speech...