IBM sees gender gap persist till 2073, as 79% of organizations feign ignorance
A new study by IBM, “Women, Leadership, and the Priority Paradox,” polled 2,300 executives and professionals and revealed that the leadership gender gap...
IBM, Hello Tractor pilot digital wallet via AI for agriculture
IBM Research scientists and start-up, Hello Tractor, are piloting an agriculture digital wallet, and decision-making tool for stakeholders in the agriculture value chain.
Nigeria’s competitiveness and fourth industrial revolution
ADEYEMI ADEPETUN, Head, Communication and Technology, in this report, examines the importance of the 4TH Industrial Revolution to Nigeria’s competitiveness. That Nigeria has not really benefited from the boom created by technology in the past 50 years might not be the news, but the possibility of the country still being left behind again in the…
‘Lack of systematic law reform system reason for comatose state of intellectual property in Nigeria’
Prof. Adebambo Adewopo (SAN) is a leading intellectual property scholar with extensive academic and professional careers, which have spanned both private and public sectors in Nigeria. He was educated in Nigeria and the United States. He commenced his academic career at the Lagos State University (LASU), where he pioneered teaching and research in Intellectual Property…
Cybercrime attacks rise by 30% in Africa
Africa is being increasingly targeted by hackers, and must invest in cyber security, industry leaders have said. According to them, cyber threats have no more borders, and data pirates attack anything that moves. They stated this at the third Africa Cyber Security Conference in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. To them, in Africa, attacks have gone up…
Firm set to open up Computer Village to American tech giants
With over three thousand small and medium scale entrepreneurs, Computer Village, West Africa largest Information and Communication Technology (ICT) hub is now a beautiful bride...
Kenneth Olisa steps in as Interswitch chairman
Interswitch, one of the leading Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company, has announce the appointment of Kenneth Olisa as its new Chairman...
IBM, accenture & Cisco top 2017 IDC FI FinTech rankings enterprise
IDC Financial Insights has announced the 2017 IDC FinTech Rankings and Real Results, the 14th and 3rd annual respectively with IBM, Accenture; Cisco Systems, Inc. occupying the top three enterprise ranking.
Chika Uwazie: Nigeria can export HR system to other African countries
In a period the Nigerian Government is desperate to diversify the economy in order to exit from recession and grow GDP fast, Chika Uwazie is looking beyond the obvious places to exporting human resource system, which she sees as the next big thing.