Artificial Intelligence

Why revolutionary technologies will drive African prosperity

Right now, we’re at a tipping point in Africa’s development. We’re hurtling headlong into the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), which has the potential to turbocharge the socio-economic development of the entire African continent. We’ve got the youngest continent in the world, with 60% of Africa’s 1.25 billion people under the age of 25. If we […]
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10 Tech trends Directors Need to Know as 2020 Approaches

Heading into fall with eyes on 2020, corporate boards should brace for the increasing impact of digital migration, artificial intelligence (AI), and cultural shifts on their companies – and what this means for their role as directors, says WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation (WCD). “Trends point to a very different reality for boards today than five or ten years ago,” says Susan […]
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SophieBot AI wants to replace your doctor

SophieBot is transforming the way patients in healthcare receive information based on algorithms (machine learning) execute their bigger mandate in breaking societal barriers on judgement and stigma. By Brian Yatich Chatbots have the strange ability to imitate people and more recently – customer service assistants, and they do so effectively by connecting clients or actual […]
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AWIT’s “Awaken the TechAZON Within” seeks to empower African Women

African Women in Technology Conference (AWIT 2019) seeking to connect start-ups to mentors has kicked off in Nairobi, Kenya. Hosted yearly by ​IBOM LLC​, the 3-day conference is themed “Awaken The Techazon Within” focuses on empowering, educating and connecting African women in business and technology. AWIT seeks to provide a platform for advancing the careers […]
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Microsoft’s Artificial Intelligence Whitepaper ‘AI for Good’ in Kenya

AI has the potential to enhance productivity and growth by expanding opportunities in key sectors for Kenya and the wider continent. Microsoft together with the Strathmore University and Access Partnership launched the white paper for it’s Artificial Intelligence (AI)  Africa program in Kenya in April. The whitepaper titled ‘An Opportunity for Growth, Development, and Democratisation’ was unveiled […]
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) and humans in Customer experience (CX) – not an either/or situation

In the customer journey, artificial intelligence is not set to replace human engagement, but rather to enhance and underpin it By Merijn te Booij, chief marketing officer (CMO) at Genesys (www.Genesys.com) AI is by far the biggest hype I have seen in my career, and for good reason. It could revolutionise customer experience at a […]
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Artificial Intelligence in Kenya

The Promise to deliver Artificial Intelligence in Kenya

A.I Kenya is actively pushing for the growth of Artificial Intelligence adoption and use in the day to day activities By Brian Yatich African leaders during the Transform Africa Summit (TAS) 2019 in Rwanda last month were awed when Sophia the AI robot graced the congregation. The delight was not so much about her abilities […]
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