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The Ethics of Code: Developing AI for Business with Five Core Principles

24 July 2017

The 'Ethics of Code' are designed to protect the user and to ensure that tech giants, such as Sage, are building AI that is safe,
secure, fits the use case and most importantly is inclusive and reflects the diversity of the users it serves.

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Digital culture shock: HR's new role in the age of automation

20 July 2017

Automation in HR is more prevalent than ever before with companies all over the world embracing the rise of new technology trends.

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VAIDS is a golden opportunity for Nigerian companies to regularise their tax affairs

14 July 2017

Nigerian companies and entrepreneurs that don’t have their tax affairs in order should act now to take advantage of the government’s
Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS)

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Tanzanian businesses need future-proofing in an age of relentless change

13 July 2017

The rise of digital technology, globalisation and inequality all pose challenges for Tanzanian companies trying to keep pace with a rapidly evolving environment - a topic I'm discussing at the Sage Future-proof Your Business event in Tanzania on 13 July.

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Sage launches Sage One Payroll and Sage One Invoicing in Nigeria

03 July 2017

Sage, the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR and payment systems, today announced that Sage One Payroll and Sage One Invoicing is available in Nigeria. Designed to help small businesses focus on what really matters, these software solutions give business builders the freedom to run their businesses anywhere, anytime.

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Industry 4.0 – How West African businesses can get ahead

29 June 2017

The next industrial revolution has arrived in Africa, and it will help make businesses of all sizes more efficient, productive and profitable. This fourth industrial revolution could help power West African companies to become major global players. However, the big question is – how will this help transform your business?

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Ethiopian businesses should use digital tech to ride the GDP growth wave

28 June 2017

With a decade of consistently high GDP growth – powered by booming manufacturing, agriculture and construction industries – Ethiopia is one of the most vibrant markets in Africa. It is positioned to be one of East Africa’s major digital players as Ethiopian businesses begin to harness digital technologies to boost their competitiveness, agility and productivity.

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Machine learning is here. How switched on are you?

21 June 2017

Machine learning, which used to be something only computer scientists in server rooms discussed, has become a hot topic, along with big data and artificial intelligence (AI).
Machines develop algorithms that allow them to make predictions, such as the shows you might want to watch on Showmax or Netflix, to use a simple example. Machines will also update their models as new data is received, without human intervention.

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Why bots? Less admin, more time for creative work

19 June 2017

Bots won’t take away (all of) your work, but they will help build a more creative workplace. Businesses shouldn’t be developing bots and artificial intelligence solutions just because they’re trendy, or because they think they can replace their employees.

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