Ahmad Sayed, Regional Director, Middle East and Africa at Nexign

The impact of blockchain on telecoms

With the blockchain expected to contribute almost $1 billion to the telecoms sector within the next five years, the technology clearly offers more than just a vehicle for cryptocurrency. From Smart Contracts to speeding up inter-carrier settlements, the blockchain has… Read More



Cyber security is key to smart metering deployment

As adoption of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) becomes more widespread, its appeal to cyber attackers will undoubtedly increase, and addressing security vulnerabilities across layers – and by different stakeholders – must be taken into account from the outset. This infrastructure… Read More



The impact of blockchain on telecoms

With the blockchain expected to contribute almost $1 billion to the telecoms sector within the next five years, the technology clearly offers more than just a vehicle for cryptocurrency. From Smart Contracts to speeding up inter-carrier settlements, the blockchain has… Read More


The future of smart water metering in 2019

Driven by the requirement to improve operational efficiencies and revenues, cut down on wastage, and enhance customer service, water utilities around the world are turning to Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) – including smart meters – and the trend is set… Read More


Workplace 2025: Where humans and machines coexist

The world is undergoing its biggest transformation ever. As emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) enter workplaces, human talent is grappling with an existential crisis. Generations, new and old, are losing sleep over what and how human beings will… Read More


AI: the CFO’s strategic ally

By Derek Bose, applications country leader at Oracle South Africa & SADC For me, the appeal of AI to CFOs comes down to three things: * Automation: AI frees employees from mundane and repetitive tasks. Virtual agents, for example, can… Read More