Practical Insights on Nigeria

3 Lessons Learned Deploying eHealth Solutions for Nigerian Health Systems

3 Lessons Learned Deploying eHealth Solutions for Nigerian Health Systems

Published on: Sep 02 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Lessons Learned Deploying eHealth Solutions for Nigerian Health Systems
The Federal Ministry of Health has identified several key challenges for the healthcare system in Nigeria to ensure the availability of life-saving commodities...
Big Data Needs to be Open Data

Big Data Needs to be Open Data

Published on: Aug 15 2016 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
  Big data. We hear about it regularly, but for someone who is a bit of a techno-slug, who moves at a slow pace of adoption, I wonder sometimes just where all this...
The Status of Open Data Initiatives in West Africa

The Status of Open Data Initiatives in West Africa

Published on: Jun 29 2016 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Open data offers many improvements for governance and services. As technology allows for more interoperability and a stronger free-flow of information, the government...
Accept the Smartphone Reality in Development. Everyone Else Has

Accept the Smartphone Reality in Development. Everyone Else Has

Published on: Aug 25 2014 by Wayan Vota - 15 Comments
Recently, Elvis Mushi of Twaweza, shared with me interesting mobile phone survey results from his Sauti za Wananchi program. I find them remarkable in two ways....
What Are Tech Company Start Up Costs in 6 African Countires?

What Are Tech Company Start Up Costs in 6 African Countires?

Published on: Jul 04 2014 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Why African Entrepreneurs Should Build Software Products For The Global Market

Why African Entrepreneurs Should Build Software Products For The Global Market

Published on: Oct 07 2013 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
I am Fritz Ekwoge and I’ve spent three years running a Cameroonian startup, carving my niche with B2C products for the African market. This is what I have...
How Nigeria Used ICT to Save 119 Billion Naira

How Nigeria Used ICT to Save 119 Billion Naira

Published on: Aug 21 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How Nigeria Used ICT to Save 119 Billion Naira
Previously, I wrote about the need for management information systems to understand educational progress in developing countries. While that is sexy, as it shows...
And the Most Popular Web Browser in Nigeria Is?

And the Most Popular Web Browser in Nigeria Is?

Published on: Apr 24 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on And the Most Popular Web Browser in Nigeria Is?
If you have the vision of Nigerians using old Internet Explorer browsers to view your precious web content, you are living in the past. TechLoy reports that Google’s...
Why 2013 is a Great Year for Technology Development in Nigeria

Why 2013 is a Great Year for Technology Development in Nigeria

Published on: Feb 12 2013 by Kenneth Omeruo - Comments Off on Why 2013 is a Great Year for Technology Development in Nigeria
It really makes sense when Peter Drucker-a business philosopher says the very best way to predict the future is to create it. Realizing that Technology is one vital...
10 Observations on Technology in Africa from Eric Schmidt of Google

10 Observations on Technology in Africa from Eric Schmidt of Google

Published on: Jan 23 2013 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
After a week of business meetings in the cities of sub-Saharan Africa, Eric Schmidt posted a detailed list of observations. As he used to run Google and is still...