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Internet of Things: Not just a tech project

19 September 2017

The Internet of Things is here to stay as a range of connected devices become mainstream in our work and business lives. According to forecasts from Gartner, this year will end with around 8.4 billion connected things in use worldwide, a number that will grow to around 20.4 billion by 2020.

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Sage Enterprise Intelligence on-boards 1000th customer

19 September 2017

Sage, the market and technology leader for cloud accounting, people & payroll, and payment systems, today announced that 1000 customers are now using the Sage Enterprise Intelligence (SEI) solution.

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Remain compliant with Nigeria's fast-moving regulatory environment: Automate your payroll

18 September 2017

Many business managers and entrepreneurs think of running the payroll as a simple matter - what could be hard about paying your employees the right amount of money on payday and giving them a payslip?

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Pieter Bensch takes the helm at Sage Africa & Middle East

18 September 2017

Sage, the market and technology leader for cloud accounting, people & payroll, and payment systems, today announced that ICT industry veteran, Pieter Bensch, has assumed his new role as the company's executive vice-president for Africa and Middle East.

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Sage welcomes Nigeria's focus on fighting piracy

06 September 2017

Sage West Africa has welcomed the news that the Nigerian Government is getting tough on piracy in the creative industries.

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Ugandan companies should get ready for an era of rapid and persistent change

17 August 2017

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 changed the region and how the economy has boomed as digital innovations have reached the market.

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Business on the go: how Kenyan small businesses can stay ahead

08 August 2017

Kenya's general election is around the corner (8 August), and everyone is getting ready for the big day. But even as the government and the
public prepare for elections, we don't hear much about what Small & Medium Businesses are doing to protect themselves against any slowdown in business or potential disruptions to their day-to-day operations.

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Thinking of starting a side-business? Here’s how

07 August 2017

Nigerians are full of entrepreneurial energy, with Small and Medium businesses contributing around 47% of GDP. More and more Nigerians are choosing to run more than one small business, and many others hold down a paid job while running a small hustle on the side.

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How to make meetings bearable for millennials (and everyone else)

01 August 2017

Could you not help but think back to when you were that age, when you diligently recorded appointments in paper diaries; when you paid attention to every word that was spoken during long internal meetings; when email and mobiles were only just entering the workplace and collaboration was a face-to-face exercise?

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