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M-Pesa Foundation Academy clinches CIO 100 accolade for deployment of Sage enterprise software

21 December 2018

M-Pesa Foundation Academy has won a silver award for enterprise information technology adoption at the annual CIO 100 Symposium and awards for East Africa. The accolade acknowledges the organisation’s use of the Sage Business Cloud Enterprise Management solution to drive innovation and operational excellence.

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Black Friday guide for small and medium businesses in Kenya

21 November 2018

Black Friday (23 November) gets bigger in Kenya with every passing year as consumers storm e-commerce websites and stores in search of the best deals and bargains. Consider the fact that 30% of Kenyans surveyed by said they will participate in Black Friday this year—nearly three times as many as those who took part last year.

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The excuses small businesses give for failing to save money – and why they are wrong

24 October 2018

World Savings Day on 31 October aims to increase awareness of the importance of savings both for modern economies and for individuals. The message is a timely one for East Africa, with Kenya’s gross domestic savings as a percentage of GDP falling last year as result of the higher cost of living.

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4 Ways the fourth industrial revolution will change HR in East Africa

15 October 2018

The pace of technology change is accelerating, creating exciting new opportunities for human resources (HR) leaders and departments in East Africa. I recently attended the Talent Agenda Series East Africa Conference in Nairobi, where I moderated a discussion focused on the fourth industrial revolution and how it influences African talent.

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Want to be more productive? Use these 5 digital business tools

13 September 2018

Running a small or medium sized business in East Africa is a constant hustle – that’s why so many entrepreneurs and business owners are using online applications to streamline collaboration and take the pain out of paperwork. According to research from World Wide Worx, 98% of Kenyan companies are increasing their spending on cloud computing this year.

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Celebrating Africa’s innovative spirit, growth & resilience on #AfricaDay

24 May 2018

As gatekeepers and processors of personal data, HR and People teams have a crucial role to play. So, as time is ticking before the new regulation is law, here’s a check list of things you need to have actioned in preparation.

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East African Agri-businesses: How farmers can boost their global competitiveness through tech

29 March 2018

East African food and agricultural businesses can elevate their productivity and profitability by adopting modern business management solutions that enable them to streamline business processes and get better visibility into business performance. However, they need to adopt solutions that are tailored to the needs of their niche in the agriculture market, whether that is coffee, cattle or citrus.

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Be in control: Reasons why your (growing) small business needs formal tools and systems to win in the market

20 February 2018

As the owner of a small and growing business, the daily hustle of making money and meeting people means you don’t have much time think about formal systems or processes.

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Why internships are good for your small business

01 February 2018

This is the reality that thousands of school-leavers now face as they enter the working world – it’s new territory and there’s a lot they don’t know.

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