My journey for becoming a Digital Transformation Specialist. Hi, my name is Alejandro, and I’m a technology professional with over 30 years of experience. I have worked most of my life with telecom companies, and I have been in mobile companies in both Latin America and Africa. Even with all my experience in technology and... Continue Reading →
Social Platform for Dogs’ and Cats’ Lovers and Friends
Do you enjoy meeting new friends with the same passion and love for pets as you do?Do you struggle to find a dog sitter or walker when you are on a trip, sick, or at work?Do you forget to buy your pet’s food on time?Do you wonder where your cat is when he or she... Continue Reading →
High-speed Train called Digital Transformation
Back in 2011, the term Industry 4.0 was introduced by the German Government in the Hanover Fair. This marked the beginning of the 4th Industrial revolution. The term Industry 4.0 indicates more productive companies. It encompasses many concepts that include digitalization, mechanization and automation, networking and miniaturization (Ustundag & Cevikcan, 2018). The transformation into a... Continue Reading →
Trends impacting Mobile Money.
It has been more than 12 years since Mobile Money was introduced in Kenya, Africa, and continues to grow at an accelerated pace worldwide. With the increase of internet access, smartphones and new technologies, it is becoming more and more innovative and more secured. Mobile Money has introduced a broad range of financial services that... Continue Reading →
GDPR results and way forward
On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force in Europe and changed the way we are all experiencing our Digital lifestyle. This regulation was introduced to protect all citizens, residents, and visitors in the EU of their personal data and Privacy. It has been more than 18 months since it... Continue Reading →
Feedback Class Activity: Emoji Ethics
In my class Information Systems and Digital Transformation, Lecture 5, Part 2, class activity was about an exciting subject: Emoji Ethics. One of the tasks of the activity was to think about how we communicate online ..... Do we use emojis? Do we use emoticons or glyphs? Are there any unethical implications of using emojis? Is there any... Continue Reading →
“What the Paper Says”: Bringing Internet to the Other Half of the World
Bibliography Author, Wei Shi (2019). Bringing Internet to the Other Half of the World. Journal Monthly Briefing Telecoms Intelligence, October 2019, 3-10. Problem This article deals with a topic that I have personally experienced in my professional life. The article talks about the lack of internet connection to half of the world's population. According... Continue Reading →
The old Motorola Razr is coming back.
As a baby boomer, I'm really excited to hear that the old Motorola Razr is coming back. Call me nostalgic, or call me old-fashioned, I believe that a new folding smartphone is fantastic. Currently, I'm carrying an iPhone plus. The plus is because it is slightly bigger than the standard iPhone. I find this excellent,... Continue Reading →
Systems Thinking the move for Digital Transformation
Systems Thinking is a method that involves the belief that problems can be answered or new ideas generated by considering them as a System. A System is a product composed of objects or components that form a whole. A System can include objects, people, places or events. Each component is interlinked in some way and... Continue Reading →
The impact of Edge Computing to the Cloud.
This last week we had a short lecture about Cloud computing. I believe Cloud computing has been a revolutionised technology that has had one of the most significant impacts on Information Systems. It brought us a centralised virtual data centre that can be implemented, incremented, expanded, deleted, in a rapid and most of the time,... Continue Reading →