Author: schagpar

“Youth unemployment in Africa is a much more serious problem than climate change and ought to be dealt with urgently.” This was a strong statement spoken by Professor Emmanuel Nnadozie, Executive Secretary of the Africa Capacity Building Foundation, during the 5th Africa Think Tanks Summit held...

The internet of things is a network of “smart” devices that communicate seamlessly over the internet. It’s essentially sensors and actuators that are connected by digital networks to to computer systems. As classic broadband internet becomes more widely available, the costs to connect to it...

INTRODUCTION The original Blockchain is open-source technology which offers an alternative to the traditional intermediary for transfers of the crypto-currency Bitcoin. In short terms - it is an executor of transactions. A blockchain is, in the simplest of terms, a time-stamped series of immutable record of...

Innovation has become a keyword in modern business and education. What’s the next innovative product on the market? What’s the next disruptive technology to break through? And how do we get there? In this post we’ll examine four different organizational archetypes for your businesses innovation...

Cloud computing and the internet of things have a very strong symbiotic relationship. Without the power of cloud computing, the data generated by the IoT is largely futile. When working in unison, they produce useful data assets that are of value to organizations and consumers....

African economies have been resilient, showing continuous growth in most sectors the long term economic outlook for the continent looks promising. Real output growth is expected to grow to 4.1% throughout 2018. Ghana and Ethiopia specifically face several challenges and opportunities for the future. Based...

A “passion project” is something that you feel excited about working on, but isn’t necessarily in the scope of your job description. Although it’s outside of the range of your day-to-day activities, this project still aligns with the objectives and bigger picture of the organization....

For too long, business and academia have been treated as two separate entities. Open innovation is the idea that both knowledge innovation is in fact decentralized. This is a main point described in University of California Berkley professor Henry Chesbrough’s book, Open Innovation: The New...