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Some Common Myths about Data Science

Some Common Myths about Data Science

We read and hear about data science every single day, and they are regularly confused with other words or misunderstood. Data science refers to activities and expertise that add value to data and aid business decisions. Business intelligence is the foundation for company expansion provided by data science. Data scientists must understand what issue or […]
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Data controllers and data processors are now required to register with the Office of Data Protection Commissioner.

Kenya’s data privacy rules take effect

Data controllers and data processors are now required to register with the Office of Data Protection Commissioner in Kenya. The parliamentary committee delegated legislation passing the data laws that a company found in breach of the new data regulations will face fines of up to one per cent of their annual turnover. Fines will require […]
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Tech trends of 2022: Future Innovations that will reshape business in Kenya

As 2021 comes to a close, many businesses are still responding to changes in the business environment brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The global crisis introduced the necessity to innovate, forcing many to rethink how they communicate with their customers and repackage product and service offerings for the new landscape – one that is […]
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The rise of e-sports, game changer for Africa

The rise of e-sports, game changer for Africa

The gaming industry has gained a lot of traction globally with countries like South Korea once considered by many to be the cradle of e-sports now Africa takes centre stage. In this regard, Liquid Telecom Kenya, a pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, is delivering free ‘gamer-quality’ internet connection for the Pro Series Gaming tournament in […]
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Carol Koech is the Country President for Schneider Electric East Africa

Are East Africa’s Data Centres Ready for Digital Demands?

Last year was different for many obvious reasons. But one habit which hasn’t changed is our need and use of everything digital. The pandemic has accelerated our use of digital channels, both as individuals and as businesses. We’re using more streaming services, increasing our time on social media, conversing over Zoom and Teams, and using […]
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64% of Kenyan businesses unaware about privacy laws: Survey

64% of Kenyan businesses unaware about privacy laws: Survey

Only 36 per cent of Kenyan businesses are aware of privacy laws governing their marketing activities, despite Data Protection Act (DPA) being in effect since 2019. The recent survey, conducted by WorldWideWorx and commissioned by global technology company Zoho, also revealed that even though businesses are concerned about the privacy of customer’s data in the […]
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HP Enterprise joins Smart Africa Alliance to drive digital inclusivity

HP Enterprise joins Smart Africa Alliance to drive digital inclusivity

Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE,  has joined the Smart Africa Alliance to further its commitment to closing the digital divide and promoting digital inclusivity throughout the world. HPE is engaging in several initiatives related to the development and deployment of national public clouds built-in each participating country’s data centres to support the Smart Africa Alliance in […]
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