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Innovative African entrepreneurs are challenging Western perceptions of their continent, but there is still a way to go before its potential can be fully realised.

In a world increasingly concerned with the planet, companies are constantly looking for ways to be “greener”. Paper straws and cycle-to-work schemes are increasingly common, but what can their IT departments be doing to reduce their carbon footprint?

IT outsourcing is on the rise. This is fuelled by the increase in IT spending for a digital transformation. Also, this is not just the private sector. The public and private sectors alike are keen to digitally transform.

Blockchain is an emerging technology which has permeated every layer of an organisation. Everybody is talking about it, trying to implement it or are worried if their business have not deployed it. What does blockchain research indicate?

I have been focused on promoting emerging technologies in all UK businesses. Technology, such as Artificial Intelligence, is not just for academics and web giants like Google or Amazon.

Software developers are building new cloud-based software with such ease that there are warnings of future headaches for IT teams responsible for infrastructure and operations. A recent Gartner study found that by 2025, 70% of IT infrastructure teams will be unable to support the business. Only ¼ of IT Infrastructure leaders would have teams with the right skills and working practices to support the requirements for IT operations.

Blockchain has huge potential, but it seems no one knows what for yet. There are positive legal applications, security applications, insurance applications as examples, but few have seemed to apply the technology in a live environment.