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IBA at CIO Africa Summit 2015

IBA Group participates in CIO Africa Summit 2015 held in Pretoria, South Africa From May 12th to May 14th, 2015, IBA Group participated in CIO Africa Summit 2015. Held in Pretoria, South Africa, the summit was entitled Embracing the Age of Digital Disruption. Now in its sixth year, the CIO Africa Summit 2015 brought together 70 senior decision makers and business leaders from across the region.

The event was focused on the following three basic themes:

  • Enhancing infrastructure. How to create the right environment for accelerating digital business and key business drivers
  • Embracing mobile mind shift. How to seamlessly switch over between computing and communication
  • Leveraging company's Business Intelligence. How to achieve true insights and how to apply them to business needs in practice.

Tshifhiwa Ramuthaga, CIO, Financial Services Board South Africa, appeared before the audience with a keynote speech Driving Customer Centricity through IT Governance. The program of the event included panel and roundtable discussions. The participants in the event discussed numerous topics, including:

  • Developing smart cities in Africa — The impact of innovation hubs on building African economies
  • IT delivery models in an outsourced environment
  • CIO challenges workshop. How can CIOs tackle this new age of modern cyber warfare?
  • Security considerations in rolling out ERP mobility
  • Digital business will change the world
  • CIO challenges workshop. What are the obstacles to achieving unified ICT across the enterprise?
  • Customer centricity — The number 1 priority in a large telco operator
  • CIO challenges workshop. How to create a strong social strategy whilst keeping an emphasis on governance.
  • Intelligence, integration and integrity. How to deal with a growing data problem.

IBA South Africa participates in CIO Africa Summit 2015 IBA South Africa participates in CIO Africa Summit 2015