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“West Africa should strive to achieve digital literacy”- Joseph Sam, Offering Manager at IBM
4 months ago

“West Africa should strive to achieve digital literacy”- Joseph Sam, Offering Manager at IBM

By  •  IBM, News

In regards to the growing economy of West Africa, it is no news that technology is playing a major role in that. But there’s more in the future. And without …
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New IBM tech launched to notify Nigerians of potential severe weather events or disasters
4 months ago

New IBM tech launched to notify Nigerians of potential severe weather events or disasters

By  •  IBM, News

IBM has teamed up with The Weather Company, an IBM-owned company, to launch Mesh Network Alerts technology that provides a mobile method of communicating with underserved populations in developing countries to …
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IBM announces $70 million investment in Africa
5 months ago

IBM announces $70 million investment in Africa

By  •  IBM, News

This week, tech giant IBM announced that it is investing $70 million in building digital, cloud, and cognitive IT skills to help support a 21st century workforce in Africa through …
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IBM Invest $70mn to Create 25mn New Collar Jobs in Africa
5 months ago

IBM Invest $70mn to Create 25mn New Collar Jobs in Africa

IBM is investing $70 million in building much-needed digital, cloud, and cognitive IT skills to help support a 21st century workforce in Africa.

The initiative, “IBM Digital – Nation Africa”, …
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Innovation springs better when people have a need – IBM
8 months ago

Innovation springs better when people have a need – IBM

Craig Holmes, IBM’s Vice President, Cognitive Solutions for MEA region, strongly believes that innovation is deeply rooted in the availability of needs. Speaking to TechCity last week in Las Vegas …
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IBM’s Hybrid Cloud Database will Speed up, Scale and Simplify Business operations
8 months ago

IBM’s Hybrid Cloud Database will Speed up, Scale and Simplify Business operations

By  •  IBM

In contrast to typical business environments where transaction processing and analytical systems are based on separate platforms, hybrid transactional analytical processing (HTAP) runs analytics and transactions on the same database …
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IBM and Apple (store) introduce Watson technology on mobile to help professionals and businesses.
8 months ago

IBM and Apple (store) introduce Watson technology on mobile to help professionals and businesses.

IBM really wants to help (small) businesses as well as redefine how professionals work, and they are going as light and handy as mobile. Here’s how! Yesterday, IBM announced a never …
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IBM announces free complete access to Bluemix portfolio
8 months ago

IBM announces free complete access to Bluemix portfolio

By  •  IBM, News

IBM has launched, in partnership with Kivuto Solutions, an academic software distributor. Via Kivuto’s popular digital resource management platform, students and academics around the world will now gain free access …
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IBM Watson Education and Pearson integrate Cognitive Learning for College Students and Teachers
8 months ago

IBM Watson Education and Pearson integrate Cognitive Learning for College Students and Teachers

IBM and Pearson, the world’s learning company have announced a new global education alliance intended to make Watson’s cognitive capabilities available to millions of college students and professors.

Combining IBM’s …
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Sharpen your cognitive computing skills with IBM’s new artificial intelligence nanodegree program
8 months ago

Sharpen your cognitive computing skills with IBM’s new artificial intelligence nanodegree program

By  •  IBM, News

Based on the increasing number of ways that artificial intelligence (AI) is finding application in – and powering industries, IBM has announced the introduction of an AI Nanodegree program that …
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Air Mauritius is leveraging on IBM’s Cloud and Analytics technology to achieve growth plans
8 months ago

Air Mauritius is leveraging on IBM’s Cloud and Analytics technology to achieve growth plans

By  •  IBM, News

Today, Africa’s fourth largest airline, Air Mauritius announced its decision to deploy IBM’s Cloud and Analytics technology to fuel its long-term growth plans.

Announcing a five-year technology and services deal …
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Is Nigeria ready for Cognitive Thinking?
9 months ago

Is Nigeria ready for Cognitive Thinking?

SoftBank Robotics Corp last year rolled out Pepper – the world’s first personal robot that reads emotion. Since sales began in June 2015, the company had consistently sold out 1,000 …
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African Firms Adopt IBM Cloud to Fuel Innovation
10 months ago

African Firms Adopt IBM Cloud to Fuel Innovation

By  •  IBM, News

IBM announced during ‘IBM Business Nigeria 2016″, its signature event in Lagos, that eight companies across Africa, spanning some of the fastest growing industries in the region, from telecommunications to …
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Team CogniBank wins IBM CogniHack Lagos 2016 Hackathon Event
10 months ago

Team CogniBank wins IBM CogniHack Lagos 2016 Hackathon Event

Talent has never been in short supply in the Nigerian environment. The abundance (and quality) of talent in the country’s local technology space was showcased last weekend thanks to the …
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The Weather Company Launches the World’s Most Advanced Hyper-Local Weather Forecasting Model for Businesses
1 year ago

The Weather Company Launches the World’s Most Advanced Hyper-Local Weather Forecasting Model for Businesses

The Weather Company, an IBM Business, has announced plans to advance the precision and accuracy of weather forecasting by combining hyper-local, short-term custom forecasts developed by IBM Research with The …
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IBM, Peace Corps Boost Women Empowerment in West Africa
1 year ago

IBM, Peace Corps Boost Women Empowerment in West Africa

By  •  IBM

Breaking through the proverbial glass ceiling may soon become somewhat easier for Africa’s female population.

A recent landmark initiative between global technology company IBM and the US Peace Corps …
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Industry Execs Discuss Business Analytics at IBM Business Connect 2015
2 years ago

Industry Execs Discuss Business Analytics at IBM Business Connect 2015

TechCity was recently part of a hugely successful signature summit, the IBM Business Connect 2015 Summit. At the end of the event, we left with our minds further enriched on …
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IBM makes multi-billion dollar investment in internet of things
2 years ago

IBM makes multi-billion dollar investment in internet of things

By  •  IBM, News

IBM has invested $3 Billion in its new IoT Business Unit within Analytics Group. Report revealed that IBM’s decision to invest three billion and hire 2,000 workers to staff its …
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