Joanne Carew

Talking African tech investment needs

Investors looking to spend money in Africa would do well to consider key sectors such as future workforce development, edutech and agritech.


The future of skills in Africa

For Bank Zero founding member Mo Hassem, the time is now to create the skills we will need for the future and it all starts with rethinking education.

6 Mar

Adapting fintech: A lesson from homo sapiens

Making fintech work for the informal sector is not about the most advanced technology, it's about people, says Standard Bank's Naomi Snyman.

6 Mar

Developing innovations that dominate industries

Today, it's the businesses that focus on the customer that will really stand out, says Craig Lubbe, CEO of Bidorbuy.

6 Mar

Unpacking digital transformation

Digital transformation can be small steps or giant leaps in innovation, according to industry insiders speaking at Africa Tech Week in Cape Town.

6 Mar

The ABCs of AI

With everyone talking about AI and the potential it holds, a group of industry experts at Africa Tech Week unpacked the impact of this trend.

6 Mar

Top tips for African start-up success

From pivoting to meet customer needs, to being open to sharing ideas, these were the tips covered during a panel discussion at Africa Tech Week in Cape Town.

Feb 18, 2019

Dawn of the data curator

Data management is a must, but does the rapid increase in the amount of data being generated mean that businesses need to consider hiring a dedicated data curator?

Feb 15, 2019

Exponential organisations a must for Africa

Keynote speaker at upcoming Africa Tech Week, global tech strategist Salim Ismail, believes Africa needs to embrace change in order to build solid businesses.

Feb 11, 2019

Number Boost takes top innovation spot

Heading to Tokyo in March, Number Boost will represent South Africa in the final of the NTT Open Innovation Contest.

Jan 31, 2019

Online lifeline

There's no doubt the Internet connects us, but does it have too much power? How does our dependency on connectivity play out when it gets shut down?

Jan 24, 2019

Smart cities 2.0

Cities of the future are smart - but what is it going to take for us to get there?

Joanne Carew
ITWeb Cape-based contributor.

Joanne Carew is an ITWeb Cape-based contributor.