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A Connected World – Convergence, Conversation, Connections.

By on August 30, 2016

The concept of ‘Internet of Things’ and discovery of the five (5) major future trends in technology (Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Workforce Automation and Digital Disruption) reconfirms the (obvious) fact that the world is already deeply connected. In fact, the context of connectivity far outweighs connectedness…


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Reflections on ‘Taj; G for Genius’

By on April 22, 2016

I had an opportunity, a rare one I think, to have a sit-down with Olamide Adedeji. It was rare to sit with him at his office because we would typically communicate via calls, IMs or SMS. And if I do not succeed, his home would be the last resort…


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Why’re you Angry?

By on April 18, 2016

I recently engaged a Youth Leader in Nigeria who posted on Facebook that he was angry.

His grouse?

In summary, the current President has abandoned young people, the very significant demography responsible for electing him into office. Whilst I disagree with this assertion (I hope to find time to blog about…


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Don’t, don’t what?

By on April 4, 2016

My work — responsibilities, job title, salary, benefits, compensation, long-term rewards, security, and achievements — is a core part of my life, purpose, and identity.
I have heard, “Oh, it’s business. Life is not fair, don’t take it personally”.
Don’t, don’t what?
Of course, I will take it personally!
No employer should joke…


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Quote of The Day

By on March 30, 2016

“The future’s already here, just not evenly distributed. The budgets are moving, the skills are shifting, the measurements are changing, the outcomes of our work are changing….No company is immune from digital disruption and our profession isn’t either.”

— Jon Iwata, SVP, Marketing and Communications, IBM
Source: Holmes Report on ‘The…


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WATCH: Tomorrow will be #TechPlus

By on March 25, 2016

Yesterday was technology driven, tomorrow will be #TechPlus.
 


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Tomorrow will be #TechPlus

By on March 23, 2016

TechPlus, an amazing technology event which debuted last year is back, bigger and better.

Read about the 2016 Edition here

I am serving again this year on the Advisory & Planning Teams.

Look forward to an exciting outing in July.

Please register to attend!

 

 


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2016 Sustainability Roadmap

By on March 14, 2016

Our partners at Sustainable Square put together sustainability roadmaps for key economies and continents for 2016.

I am pleased to share the East Africa Roadmap.

In recent years, economies in Africa have grown more rapidly than any other time in history. Traditional investors in Sub-Saharan Africa have been joined by local…

EMILIA ASIM

Emilia loves to bring ideas to life, read and write, and is passionate about learning, meeting and connecting people. She has garnered experience in all facets of the Integrated Marketing Communication gamut (especially print, electronic and digital media), youth development and specialised media communications. A graduate (MSc. & BSc.) of Mass Communication from the University of Lagos, she has completed various training programmes on Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental & Social Risk Management, Corporate Reporting, Development Communications, Corporate Governance and Executive Coaching amongst many others.