One can only shake their head and marvel at the thought of a pre Internet world. It has changed almost every aspect of daily life and continues to affect various industries as we move into a very technical future. Trading is one industry that has been completely revolutionised by...
It takes a lot of work to set up a successful online store. You want to make sure you look at the best tips online when starting an eCommerce business. That also means knowing the tech-tips of the trade that help businesses just like yours get the most out...
When you think strategic and value-creating, your first thought might not necessarily be your finance department. However, most finance departments do have the potential to be more strategic and create value for the entire organization. Instead, these employees are often focusing on things that could be better managed in other...
Outsourcing has never been more popular and has become a hot topic across Africa as much as anywhere else in recent years. Businesses large and small choose to shed those non-revenue-generating core functions and hand them over to people who do these things for a living, allowing them to...
If you are in business and would like to get ahead, then you need to understand the basics of technology. Technology is important for everything from logistics to marketing, having a considerable effect on business operations. Regardless of the size of your organization, you should be deploying scientific knowledge...
Marketing has always been the driving force of any business. It is the core of any business. A good marketing strategy has always helped business get over the top. However, this will also involve money, which at the start of the business, might be scarce because not every business...
Computers have been such an integral part of our lives that it's difficult to imagine when they weren't in our homes, workplace, or back pockets. But computers, as we know them today, are still new compared to what they used to be. Computers have been around since the invention of...
These days, it seems as though more and more companies are moving away from personal customer service and toward an automated, digital workforce of computer-generated responses to customer queries, automated computer answering services, etc. American Power and Gas is working to change that. What sets them apart? At every...
By Nikki Summers, Regional Director for Sage in East Africa I presented at the Sage Future-proof Your Business event in Kampala this week and focused on gearing up for the digital economy and how it is changing the business world. Having lived in East Africa for over a decade, I have seen how technology has...
As the party season kicks off, we are faced with the perennial challenge: how are we going to get home once the celebrations are over? Although it is much easier to be responsible, many people still drive under the influence. Uber has covered the basics of getting around over the festive...