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Innovation fatigue and how to avoid it in a world of hybrid work

As home working has increased, unfortunately so has innovation fatigue. Without 'watercooler conversations', or off-the-cuff brainstorms in the office, ideas can quickly dry up and teams are left wondering where to go next. Dave...

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Cloud computing trends for 2022

From cloud native and SASE to business technologists and industry clouds, we take a look at the top cloud computing trends for 2022…

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How smart contracts and mobile technology is changing the insurance landscape in Africa

With low penetration rates, innovative insurance companies are turning to tech with tools like smart contracts to bring more to the fold.

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MVX: Making freight shipping easier and coordinated using digital technology in Africa

How a digital freight startup is helping traders tackle ocean freight challenges in Africa.

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How not to get hamstrung by your own innovation tax

Bemoaning the lack of business-to-developer integration that exists in many companies today, CTO at open source database platform company MongoDB Mark Porter suggests that this gap creates what amounts to an almost self-imposed...

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Techfugees – empowering refugees through innovation

Techfugees is a non-profit that’s established hundreds of projects around the world aimed at improving inclusion and opportunities for displaced individuals. We talk to its CEO about changing the narrative around migration, the need...

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Enterprise technology needs a better value system

Wouldn’t you rather our relationship with technology was framed by more responsible people? We asked Angelique Mohring, CEO of GainX how anthropologists could improve our values.

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Which countries are winning with wind power?

Wind power installations grew strongly in 2020, what are different countries doing to increase their wind output?

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Canada emerging as global hub for healthcare AI

There are growing signs that Canada is emerging as a global hub of expertise in AI for medicine and healthcare applications. A number of innovative projects and technologies have been launched in this area in recent months – and...

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The road less travelled - why the Middle East is wooing western tech startups

Looking beyond the oil economy, Middle East governments are investing in tech startups. Many are local, but European and UK innovators are also accessing money and non-financial support.

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Debunking the 20% innovation time enigma

The idea that enterprises large and small can get more innovation out of their employee base (while at the same time potentially improving their work-life balance and personal fulfillment register) by insisting that 10, 15 or perhaps...

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