Business

"The ICT sector should be driving global discussion about respect for human rights in the private sector"

24 June 2016
(APC for APCNews)

In a paper entitled “Business and digital rights: Taking stock of the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights in the ICT sector”, author David Sullivan analyses the implementation of the Guiding Principles in the ICT sector.

Startup Governance in Silicon Savannah

There have been a lot of negative rumors and one-sided stories across Kenyan social media of late about the business changes at Angani, a Nairobi-based Cloud services company, and the subsequent platform outages that occurred. It’s an unfortunate state, as people I’ve known and respected for many years have not tried to get the “other side of the story”.

Green ICT: Taking Major Leaps to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Businesses

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From India to South Korea and beyond, businesses worldwide are scrambling to reduce their carbon footprint and trying to operate with a higher degree of environmental sustainability.

Rethink. Reboot. Rework.

This is the book I’ve been waiting for for years. And it’s been a revelation in the few days I’ve had it. Broken down into largely single page ‘chapters’ – making it an incredibly easy read – it debunks many of the myths of running a business, of entrepreneurship, of innovation. What’s more, it’s written by doers, not talkers. I have plenty of time for doers.

Here are just a few of my favourite snippets from the “Rework” book:

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