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Here is How African Businesses Can Overcome the Technology Adoption Gap.

As a forward-thinking IT leader, observes that, a lack of technology adoption is preventing many African businesses from achieving growth and progress. The primary reasons found by include: a need for technology leaders to play a greater role in terms of real solutions to problems, a lack of IT skills development across the continent, information security concerns, and misinformation. Today, shares with you the results of a new study entitled ‘Setting the pace in Africa: How IT leadersdeliver on the potential of emerging technologies’, which found that while nearly 87 percent of African IT leaders rank new technologies such as analytics, cloud, mobile and social media as being critical to business success, only 53% are pushing forward with adoption. This survey conducted by IBM’s Center for Applied Insights, in collaboration with the IBM Center for CIO Leadership, includes 180 IT leaders across 29 industries in Egypt, South Africa…

MTN Business et MTN Cloud Services déconseillés par : voici pourquoi !.

On aime bien le groupe Sud Africain MTN Group qui a fait ses preuves en Afrique et au Moyen-Orient en matière de voix et SMS, on salue sa capacité à résister au Nigeria malgré les conditions difficiles, sa position de Leader en Afrique avec près de 200 millions d’abonnés mobiles, un service MTN Money en plein effervescence. Nous ne manquerons pas de saluer l’accord d’avec RocketInternet en matière de e-commerce. Mais MTN, tu as tout à refaire sur tes services Data destinés aux

Robust and affordable maritime communications: the real value of Thuraya via its Orion IP Maritime Broadband Terminal.

Progressively, it is obvious that, the maritime satellite market is changing but, also observes that, the L-band can continue to play an important role in maritime communications for many years to come. In this case, operators like Thuraya, have to be able to understand what maritime users want from their communications solutions: choice, performance and value. Henceforth at Thuraya Telecommunications, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, they talk about Thuraya Orion IP, its first dedicated maritime broadband

Better of use of data to inform design, customer interaction and business: the real value of IBM via IBM Interactive Experience.

Big data trends obliges, henceforth enterprises, organizations, industries and public, sector can leverage their efficiency on the Big data insights and analytic. In this dynamic solution providers have to be able to help enterprises, organizations, and industries to make better of use of data to inform their design, customer interaction and business. At IBM, they talk about IBM Interactive Experience, billed as, the services capability that integrates the design capabilities and user experience experts from IBM Interactive.

Lenovo consolide son business modèle en réussissant là où les américains ont échoué : ce que l’américain lambda doit comprendre.

Normal de constater via les commentaires que l’américain lambda n’est pas du tout d’accord de voir Motorola Mobility devenir chinois. En effet, les différents commentaires capturés par sur les différents blogs technologiques américains sont largement hostiles à ce rachat opéré par Lenovo le numéro 1 mondial des ventes de PC devant HP. Beaucoup à tort ou à raison pensent que les mises à jour ne seront plus rapides et qu’il serait temps de jeter son Moto G ou Moto X à la poubelle pour s’acheter un Nexus. Pourquoi pas !, mais toute cette méfiance, n’a pas lieux d’être, Lenovo leader mondial des PC et cinquième mondial sur les smartphones avec environ 45.5 millions d’unités écoulés en 2013 a prouvé qu’il est un acteur technologique sérieux et

Startups funding: Rocketmiles, CloudLock, and Medium can now expand their activities and strengthening its technology.

If unfamiliar, recalls that, this rubric is intended to help organizations, and investors to live in real-time what happens in the startups world; in terms of funding, acquisitions, strategic alliances and more. Regarding the emerging countries, and startups, this is an instrument for them to discover which Venture Capital or Business angel

With Motorola Mobility, Lenovo can gain a strong market presence in North America and Latin America, as well as in Western Europe.

Motorola Mobility, maker of Moto X and Moto G and the DROIDTM Ultra series, is not yet profitable following its acquisition by Google. But, business is business, Lenovo a strong global competitor in smartphones, with about 45.5 millions shipment volume, finds on this company a gateway to boost its strong smartphone business, and growth in emerging markets around the world. This also means that, Lenovo could gain a strong market presence in North America and Latin America, as well as a foothold in Western Europe.  So, following the announcementof the restructuration of its Group which will consist as from April 2013, in four divisions: PC, Mobility, Enterprise and Cloud, Lenovo officially announces having  entered into a definitive agreement under which Lenovo

The key ICT budget trends for European utilities for 2014 according to IDC.

Because of the economic slump, certain realities progressively emerge in Europe: European utilities continue to be under huge pressure to reduce Capex and Opex related to ICT. CIOs are facing significant challenges in determining where to make the most effective budget allocations. CIOs are expected to undertake new initiatives to deliver business value. CIOs are challenged to reduce the expenditure related to routine IT activities, especially reducing maintenance and employee expenses. Therefore, the IDC Energy Insightsrecent annual survey of European utilities captured by revealed that European utilities have made their IT operations more efficient, bringing down costs, favoring the allocation of IT budget for growth. has captured for you, the following key ICT budget trends for