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Privacy issues and cost concerns derail tech’s progress the most

Privacy issues and cost concerns derail tech’s progress the most






In the recent KPMG 2012 Technology Innovation Survey, we identified privacy issues and cost concerns as the top barriers to commercialising disruptive technology innovations. Specifically, transparency and privacy issues were named by 40% of respondents as the highest hurdles getting in the way of tech advances in the corporate world.

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Nigerian Stock Exchange Bearish at the End of April

Potential challenge to Silicon Valley’s position as tech innovation leader











In the recent KPMG 2012 Technology Innovation Survey, we discussed the potential challenge to Silicon Valley’s position as the centre of technological innovation. This got me thinking…do we have a contender for Africa’s Silicon Valley?

From the survey, 44% of respondents said that it’s likely that the world’s technology innovation centre will move from Silicon Valley to another country in the next four years. And some 29% of respondents globally predicted that the US and China had the highest potential to lead the charge in the next generation of tech innovation.

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LWOL: Dinesh Kumar discusses the topic ‘What’s trending in Procurement?’

The Cloud storms in as top disruptive force according to KPMG 2012 Technology Innovation survey











When asked to predict future technology transformations over the next three years, more than half of the 668 global technology leaders who took part in the survey pointed to cloud computing (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS) as the biggest indispensable consumer technology …

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