Is the Global Pandemic an Opportunity to Reimagine Urban Development in Africa? | Tempemail

Sourced from SA Commercial Prop News. The need for social distancing and better sanitation could leapfrog development of African cities into a more sustainable future. This is according to Duncan Bonnett, Director of Market Access & Research at Africa House, and research partner of exhibition organiser Messe Muenchen South Africa. Continue Reading

NSW Police’s $100m tech fund a ‘missed opportunity’ – Strategy – Hardware- Tempemail

A $100 million cash splash to equip frontline police officers in NSW with new technology was “potentially a missed opportunity” and could have better addressed organisation-wide capability gaps, the state’s auditor-general has found. An audit [pdf] of the ‘policing for tomorrow’ fund, released earlier this month, reveals that while NSW Continue Reading

Safaricom Eyes an Opportunity to Expand into Ethiopia | Tempemail

Sourced from CGTN. Safaricom PLC is planning to extend its reach into Ethiopia, Kenya’s northern neighbour. Although not initially successful with its first few attempts, new changes within the Ethiopian government may prove beneficial for the mobile carrier to finally establish a presence within the country. Last month, the Ethiopian Continue Reading

Lockdown is an opportunity to learn and prepare for future challenges- Tempemail

Read Article Chief of Technology, Passport Seva Programme, Ministry of External Affairs, Golok Kumar Simli talks to Vishwas Dass of Express Computer, and shares his views on how small, mid size and big organisations can make themselves future-ready and intensify their battle against the global pandemic. Simli says Covid-19 disruption Continue Reading

Learning in COVID Times & Beyond: Turning a Crisis into an Opportunity- Tempemail

Read Article By Professor Ujjwal K Chowdhury, Pro Vice Chancellor, Adamas University Learning or academics broadly has three functions: (A) creation of learning content through research, writing, packaging with visuals; (B) dissemination of learning through classes, lectures, notes, self-study, discussions; & (C) assessment and evaluation of the education of the Continue Reading

CIOs should see COVID-19 as an opportunity and not a challenge- Tempemail

Read Article As a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, Express Computer is running a series of articles for the Indian CIO community. In today’s edition we talk to one of India’s most seasoned and veteran CIOs, Vijay Sethi, Chief Information Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) & Head Corporate Social Responsibility Continue Reading

The opportunity is there but will brands finally embrace VR in lockdown?- Tempemail

The emergence and adoption of virtual and augmented reality among brands has long been mooted, but has the pandemic and the resulting lockdown finally given it a platform to shine? Gracie Page, VMLY&R’s emerging technology director, said that one of the central premises of modern technology is supposed to be Continue Reading

Coworking Spaces: An Opportunity to resume your startup after lockdown- Tempemail

Read Article The world and countless businesses have come to a standstill because of COVID-19. The current pandemic is unlike anything in recent memory. Some economists are comparing the events transpiring today to those of the late 1920s and the 1930s. The word “depression” is being voiced on leading media Continue Reading