Interview

Total 53 Posts

Working from anywhere is the new normal

Robin Fisher, recently-appointed senior VP for the Mediterranean, Middle East & Africa at Salesforce, joins us to discuss the thought process behind why SalesForce decided to kill the 9 to 5 workday.

Transformation for women in the technology industry

Faith Ramusetheli, Transformation Director, Sage Africa & Middle East, shares how she as a woman in the tech industry balances work and life, what a typical day at her job looks like, her advice to other women in tech, and much more.

How the global economy impacts South African markets

Murtaza Moulvi Head of Financial Markets South Africa and Southern Africa, at Standard Chartered answers some questions and shares his insights about the impact of the global economy on the South African markets.

Dolapo Amusat on data and the future of job creation in Nigeria

Dolapo Amusat talks to us about data analytics and job creation in Nigeria. He says more jobs, even jobs that are not necessarily traditional data analytics role, jobs like finance, marketing, HR now require data analytics skills.

Wearing masks saves lives according to this data-driven model

Dr. Biplav Srivastava, professor of computer science at the University of South Carolina, and his team have developed a data-driven tool that helps demonstrate the effect of wearing masks on COVID-19 cases and deaths. His model utilizes a variety of data sources.

Ferdie Pieterse, CEO at Experian South Africa, answers questions on data breach

Ferdie Pieterse, CEO at Experian South Africa, answers iAfrikan's questions on the data breach the company suffered. Pieterse confirms they didn't detect that the person was impersonating a customer and they sent them the database.

COVID-19 could prove to be a springboard for R&D across Africa

COVID-19 is taking heavy toll on Africa’s already fragile healthcare systems. It has also led to increased R&D for creating long-term solutions that could help the continent.