Data breaches are now a common phenomenon with Nedbank, Momentum, Lombard Insurance, Experian and Stefanutti Stocks making headline news.
Big data analytics continues to be a top deployment priority for businesses as its use will help them remain competitive while accelerating innovation.
SparkMeter has closed $12m Series A financing to launch digital solutions to improve revenue collection for distribution utilities in emerging markets.
Kenya Power has partnered with a mobile network operator, Safaricom, to enable its customers to pay for electricity through Bonga Points.
Finance and Policy
Best practice in the protection of personal information will become increasingly important as pan-African trade picks up, and as African countries seek to boost exports internationally.
Review of a case study into smart metering aiding the electricity distribution sector through a fully integrated prepaid auto-billing system.
Transmission and Distribution
Megger’s TDR2050 helps reduce energy theft as it can be connected to an energised network and eliminate the effect of the dead zone.
Full deployment of smart grid technology benefits will far outweigh the rollout costs for energy utilities, who find their business model at a crossroads.
Speculation, predictions and technology foresight are everywhere. But when it comes to cloud technology, here is a slightly different take.
The World Bank has allocated $379 million in International Development Association credits and grants to help strengthen statistical systems in West Africa.
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