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IT Guest: Ten emerging trends in HR will test practitioners’ ability to master technology and change, says Accenture

Brent Cairns

by BRENT CAIRNS, HR Senior Manager at Accenture in Africa JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HUMAN Resource professionals today have to cope with an evolving landscape where business and employee expectations are changing at a pace matched only be the march of technology. Dealing with a changing world and ensuring that recruitment processes keep pace means mastering technical essentials and […]

Opinion piece: The ethics of AI: Tool, partner or master?

Sorin Cheran: Technology Strategist at Hewlett Packard (HP) Enterprise

by SORIN CHERAN HOWEVER, if you live in a modern, connected society, chances are your life is already touched by AI in some way. Whether it be your GPS determines the best route to take home, music app suggesting playlists based on your listening habits, or receiving targeted adverts on social media, AI sits behind […]

Smarter Cities for Better Life

World Cities Day, October 31

by KEVIN CHEN THE 31st of October is celebrated as World Cities Day. It is an opportunity to raise awareness on the trends and consequences of increasing urbanisation and the challenges and opportunities this brings for sustainable development. It is also a chance to promote best practices, new ideas and partnerships between cities and different […]

Cybercrime a major challenge for Kenya businesses

Riaan Badenhorst, the General Manager at Kaspersky Lab Africa

  CYBER-SECURITY is still a major issue for business in East Africa’s biggest economy. In fact, according to Africa’s Cybersecurity report, the cost of cyber-attacks in Kenya is approximately US$210 million with the most vulnerable being SMEs and particularly those in the financial services sector. In addition, there is a huge talent gap that exists with the […]

Academic Freedom Drives Progress in Tech

Eric Xu, Huawei Rotating Chairman

By Eric Xu, Huawei Rotating Chairman During a recent interview discussing Huawei’s views on academic freedom and cooperation with universities, I made a comment about a US congressman and a senator. My intention was not to attack them, and I’m concerned that the public may have been misled by the current news headlines. I’m a […]

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