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Technology and Operational Excellence: Enabler, Not a Panacea (By Michael Okwusogu)

Create a modular platform that enables you to use the right tech tools at the right time to meet your long-term goals and objectives

By Michael Okwusogu, Founder and Managing Partner of ValueX Partners (www.ValueXadvisory.com) Albert Einstein said: “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” In the case of technology and operational excellence, it could be argued that it has taken far too long. Techno-optimism is one of the greatest…

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GE’s New Technical Solution for its Mobile Gas Turbines Further Reduces Emissions to Low Single Digits, Surpassing United States (U)S and World Bank Emissions Standards

GE developed an innovative technical solution on four TM2500* aeroderivative gas turbines deployed at the Department of Water Resources’ (DWR) sites in Yuba City and Roseville

GE’s (www.GE.com) mobile aeroderivative gas turbines can now meet the most stringent emissions standard requirements; First system successfully installed on four GE TM2500* aeroderivative gas turbines in California; The developed solution is now available for GE TM2500* units globally; It includes proven Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology, and effective post-combustion…

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Abu Dhabi Customs launches Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered Tariff Management & Smart Classification System

The Smart Classification and Tariff Management System is developed in corporation with Webb Fontaine

Abu Dhabi Customs (ADC), in line with its vision to drive security, trade facilitation, and service excellence, launches new Smart Classification and Tariff Management System, positioning ADC at the forefront of the latest technological developments in the industry. The Smart Classification and Tariff Management System is developed in corporation with…

Source: Ministry of Health, Kenya |

Kenya: Health Cabinet Secretary (CS) roots for adoption of modern technologies as scientific conference opens in Mombasa

The CS said availability of efficient biomedical equipment remains key in the realization of the Universal Healthcare agenda

Health Cabinet secretary Susan Nakhumicha has underscored the significance of affordable and accessible Medical equipment and associated technologies in healthcare delivery. Speaking in Mombasa during the 13th Association of Medical Engineering of Kenya (AMEK) Scientific Conference and Exhibition, the CS said availability of efficient biomedical equipment remains key in the…

Source: Orange |

Orange and the German Cooperation inaugurate in Guinea the 13th Orange Digital Center in Africa and the Middle East, to train young people in digital technology and enhance their employability

Officially opened today, the Orange Digital Center in Guinea is completely operational and is fully functional to host several digital training and events

Today, Orange (www.Orange.com) and the German Cooperation are inaugurating the 13th “Orange Digital Center”, in Conakry, a digital ecosystem entirely dedicated to the development of digital skills and innovation, attended by the highest political and administrative authorities from Guinea, Representatives of Germany in Guinea, members of the Management and Presidency…

Source: MainOne |

Over Half of Businesses in Nigeria Planning to Expand Locally Despite Supply Chain, Cyber-Security, and Recruitment Challenges

100 business leaders in Nigeria were interviewed about the opportunities and challenges their organizations are facing – and their plans for the future

Nigerian survey data also shows that 34% of IT decision makers in Nigeria are planning to move to a new region and 33% into a new country; 58% of IT decision makers in Nigeria view a shortage of personnel with IT skills as one of the main threats to their…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

Ghana: Vice President Bawumia Launches New “MyNHIS app” to Improve Access to Healthcare

The new NHIS mobile app will operate on both Android and iOS smartphones and will allow NHIS members to securely pay registration and membership renewal fees

A new, comprehensive online self-enrolment portal designed to make registration onto and renewal of existing membership of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) possible has been launched by the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia. Known as the “MyNHIS app”, the new application includes a number of user-friendly features, such as…

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Ghana Will Soon Have One of the Most Digitalized Healthcare Systems in Africa– Dr Bawumia

The Vice President made the disclosure while speaking on “The Role of Digitalization in Modern Healthcare Delivery: Recounting Ghana’s ICT Journey in the Fourth Republic”

Ghana is on the verge of running one of the most digitalized healthcare systems in Africa, with many digital interventions scheduled to be fully nationally on stream by the end of 2024, Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has indicated. According to Dr Bawumia, this has become possible due to the several…

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Canon Europe Promotes Hiro Imamura to Executive Vice President Digital Printing & Solutions

He will move into his new role in January 2023 and a successor will be announced shortly

Canon Europe (www.Canon-Europe.com/) today announces that Hiro Imamura, Vice President Marketing & Innovation EMEA, Digital Printing & Solutions (DP&S), has been promoted to Executive Vice President DP&S, Canon EMEA. Mr Imamura brings nearly 40 years of collective experience in the printing industry where he has worked for Canon Inc in…

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The extremely unsecure crystal ball: Cybersecurity 2023

Cybercriminals are limbering up for another year of security contortions

Looking at the cybercrime statistics of the year is always a sobering exercise. In 2021 and 2020, the landscape was filled with new vulnerabilities and fresh attack vectors thanks to the radical changes in working environments, approaches and investments. Companies went remote and then hybrid. Employees went home and then…