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The Lean Startup

[Book Review] The Lean Startup by Eric Ries

Field-tested, lean principles for high growth businesses and corporate projects that rely on disruptive, constant innovation for growth and sustainable success A business executive once told me that Agile is just a catch-phrase for making it up as we go along and “you IT guys need to get back to disciplined process” I didn’t disagree…
Elon Musk

Elon Musk gets boring: “I’m not trying to be anyone’s saviour”

The billionaire rocket-scientist and exponential thinker recently sat down with TED’s Chris Anderson for a wide ranging interview. Having disrupted a number of industries with his never-take-no-for-an-answer entrepreneurial flair there was keen interest in his latest physics defying venture. Musk is currently trying to solve Los Angeles’ traffic congestion problems by creating a 3D network…

Wits MBA guest lecture: Managing technology in the age of disruption and digitisation

Full-time MBA students at Wits University in Johannesburg study the management of technology and I was honoured to present a guest lecture as part of this learning module. Among a range of 4th industrial revolution topics we covered two brief case studies (Standard Bank and JP Morgan), exponentials and incumbents, the rise of the techpreneur…

Peter Alkema, CIO of FNB

African FinTech Awards 2016


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