Nigeria: MINTed beyond the BRICs?

Introduction This paper explores and evaluates the relevance and importance of Nigeria’s inclusion within the acronym MINT, which represents four nations that have been identified by Jim O’Neil of Goldman Sachs as being those most likely to reach...

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Drones: The New Internet Warfare

Drones: The New Internet Warfare

One is a tech giant and the other, an internet hulk. Google and Facebook have been on an acquisition spree over the last couple of quarters. While taking controlling stakes in evident competitors like Instagram and WhatsApp hints at consolidating...

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Check-in with Google Glass

Check-in with Google Glass

Personalized experience is something that every service industry strives to offer to its customers. Calling your customer by name on the first meeting is certainly a strong point when creating a positive marketing experience. But imagine this...

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Welcome the No-Touch interface

Welcome the No-Touch interface

Touch is an expression. Touch is a therapy. Touch has the power to heal self and heal every other soul around. Touch has been part of our communication system since the days of landline telephone. Now we hear that touch may go obsolete which is...

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Scoring with Big Data

Scoring with Big Data

“Sometimes you’re not sure about a player. Sometimes you doubt. Sometimes you have to guess. Sometimes… you just know.” Sir Alex Ferguson, arguably the best coach in English football history, spoke these lines while sharing his...

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WhatsApp: From Facebook to Voicebook

WhatsApp: From Facebook to Voicebook

While the business fraternity was still calculating the viability of a gargantuan $16bn deal (plus an additional $3bn Restricted Stock Options, RSU’s for WhatsApp employees), out came the announcement from WhatsApp CEO, Jan Koum: “WhatsApp’s free...

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