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MediaCity Mauritius: Developing the first integrated, international hub for the media and creative industries in Africa

How a media startup is opening a gateway to Africa by creating world-class infrastructure and technology for the creative industry.


C-suite career advice: Patrick Harr, SlashNext

What are the three skills or abilities you look for? “It comes down to passion, planning, and persistence.”


What wildebeest can teach us about cloud migration

Deaths aside, going to the Public Cloud is as easy and painless as a wildebeest migration across the Serengeti.


CIO Spotlight: Colin Murphy, KnowBe4

What business or technology initiatives will be most significant in driving IT investments in your organisation in the coming year? “… increasing our effectiveness through process automation.”


Low-code bids to elevate customer relationship management

Are there are any depths to which low-code software application development cannot reach… and should that actually be heights? Among the principle practices within information technology potentially about to grow its usage of low-code...


News roundup: Google slapped with $268 million fine, BT launches new business unit, new global corporate tax rate announced, and more

A roundup of this week’s technology news, including BT’s new business unit, Google’s $268 million fine, a new global corporate tax rate, and more.


Secret CSO: Sohail Iqbal, Veracode

What advice would you give to aspiring security leaders? "Think risk... If you’re able to understand risk, you’ll be able to come up with a solution to address, mitigate, or manage risks appropriately."


17 high-paying tech skills that will go higher

Despite more volatility than normal, pandemic conditions have benefitted market values for some skills more than others.


CTO Sessions: Thomas Rødseth, Puzzel

What type of CTO are you? “Having worked in strategic planning and marketing, I am very focused on the value of the technology we are creating, selling and using.”


The ephemeral cloud demands timeless backup

The transitory world of cloud computing and its widespread implementation of impermanent ephemeral computing resources drives us to a point where we need Backup-as-a-Service to be an always-on resource toolset that facilitates the...


C-Suite Career Advice: Rick Farnell, Protegrity

What tips would you give to someone aspiring to a C-level position? “Leadership requires practice – you don’t go from being an individual contributor to the C-suite overnight.”


Staff burnout: a legitimate threat to CNI security

Scott Nicholson, Co-CEO at Bridewell Consulting takes a detailed look at the employee burnout crisis and the steps to tackle it.


CIO Spotlight: John Mazotis, Bynder

Do you have a succession plan? “My motto to my teams is three words; make me obsolete. I’ve shared that with all my team members over the years.”


Vietnam - in pole position to be tech outsourcing leader

With new trade deals in place and big investments in education, CIOs and CTOs may want to consider Vietnam for digital development.


CIOs, it's time to listen to Greta

As with the banking crisis, austerity and the pandemic, CIOs can and must play a vital role in moving to sustainable business models.