Friday, September 21, 2018
Jeffrey Gogo --- State pension fund NSSA will consider moving money into bitcoin in the future, but will be cautious about it when it decides to do so, says board chairman Robin Vela. “The reality is that more and more people are now moving into the digital age, looking for alternative...
The year 2017 saw technological advancements that revolutionised the way the world works. For example, probably the most cited advancement of 2017 is that of deep machine learning, also known as Artificial Intelligence (AI). AI can cut through the noise to derive an almost immediate answer to real-time situations. AI...
Business Writer Cabinet has set up a special inter-ministerial task force to look into the supply of essential commodities and price stabilisation as it moves to ensure retail shops have sufficient supply of basic commodities at reasonable prices. However, Industry and Commerce Minister Mike Bimha insists that the move does...
Tinashe Mukogo and Musekiwa Samuriwo In our pursuit for greatness and success, it is natural to look to those who have blazed the trail. In the case of many tech entrepreneurs in Zimbabwe, we look to the well-known successful companies from Silicon Valley for inspiration and often desire to replicate...
Leonard Ncube in Victoria Falls --- The $400 million National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) deal is set to be concluded before the end of the year paving way for the revival of the strategic firm. NRZ recently sealed the $400 million funding deal with a consortium led by the Diaspora Infrastructure...
Tinashe Jambo Apple Inc recently announced its new range of smartphones along with the A11 bionic chip which they say has a neural engine which implies it has many interconnected elements processing information simultaneously, adapting and learning from past patterns. According to APPLE “A11 Bionic neural engine is designed for specific machine...
Aura Kawanzaruwa For some businesses, the term “agile working” is simply another phrase for “flexitime”. Paul Allsopp of The Agile Organisation says “agile working is about bringing people, processes, connectivity and technology, time and place together to find the most appropriate and effective way of working to carry out a...
A business (also known as an enterprise, a company or a firm) is an organizational entity involved in the provision of goods and services to consumers.Businesses serve as a form of economic activity, and are prevalent in capitalist economies, where most of them are privately owned and provide goods...
Enacy Mapakame The country could soon have its own Uber-like service with the local development of the “SmartGo mobile application”. According to its developers, SmartGo allows travellers to book for transport, taxi or long distance transport service at the click of a button. Co-founder Prosper Nyamukondiwa said the initiative came after realising...
Kudzai Mbaiwa No business wants to be caught off guard and has to shut down for lack of foresight. In the digital age, it is important that you prepare your company for great shocks, but equally prepare for great growth. The phrase “disrupt or die” remains true. The face and...