SAP Forum opens in Nairobi on Wednesday
KENYABy BiztechAfrica - July 16, 2012, 2:33 p.m.
By Semaj Itosno, Nairobi, Kenya
Nairobi will on Wednesday July 18 host the SAP Forum Nairobi, the annual business information event for Executives, Business decision makers, and Business managers.
Agenda topics will include Solutions for Public Sector (Central and Local Government); Business Solutions for Financial Services (Banking and Insurance Solutions for Manufacturing and Distribution Industries) and Business Solutions for Utility providers (electricity, water, waste etc) and Business Solutions for Smaller Enterprises.
Speaking during a pre-event media briefing on Monday, Agnes Gathaiya SAP East Africa's enterprise director said that in addition to focused presentations and demos that give an in-depth look into the latest technologies, SAP applications and best practices, the forum will offer updates on SAP's global strategy combined with local priorities.
"It is also an excellent opportunity to network with SAP executives, thought leaders, product experts, and partners from the SAP ecosystem. The one-day session will kick off with a keynote from Dr Bitange Ndemo, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Communication and a Motivational talk from Carol Musyoka, Managing Director of Musyoka Consulting who has over 10 years of financial leadership and legal experience," said Ms Gathaya.
There will also be a SAP customer testimonial success story from Vimal Shah Bidco Group CEO and Kipkurui Langat, the CEO of New Kenya Cooperative Creameries.
MORE KENYA NEWS
Airtel wins African Operator of the Year AwardBharti Airtel has been recognised as the African Operator of the Year at the CommsMEA Awards 2013. Read More
M-PESA launches online paymentsM-PESA aims to revolutionise e-commerce in Kenya with the launch of its online payment service. Read More
Airtel partners with DSTV MobileAirtel Kenya and DStv Mobile have entered into a partnership that will allow Airtel subscribers to access DSTV mobile through their mobile phone network using Drifta mobile decoder for Android. Read More
Safaricom awards Capture Kenya winnersFive Kenyan photographers have won the inaugural Capture Kenya Challenge, sponsored by Safaricom. Read More
Gaming app introduces investors to tradingA new virtual stock market app is equipping would-be investors with the skills they need to trade. Read More
Plan seeks 90% mobile, 70% internet penetrationCCK’s ambitious five-year strategic plan seeks to increase the contribution of the ICT sector to GDP by 100 percent and significantly increase mobile and internet penetration. Read More
Safaricom buys naming rights to Moi International Sports CentreSSMB and Safaricom have signed a two year partnership worth KES 55 million for the naming and branding rights for the Moi International Sports Centre. Read More
CCK unveils next 5-year roadmapKenya’s regulator has released its third strategic plan for Kenya’s ICT sector, aiming to turn the CCK into a facilitator of change. Read More
AfDB, AVU discuss benefits of e-learningThe future of e-learning in Africa came under discussion at the first international African Virtual University (AVU) conference staged in Kenya recently. Read More
TV show to highlight Kenyan engineering achievementsThe Institution of Engineers of Kenya will unveil a TV show celebrating various engineering achievements as part of the Kenya@50 celebrations. Read More
FEATURED STORYGaming app introduces investors to trading
A new virtual stock market app is equipping would-be investors with the skills they need to trade.
BEST READ NEWS
IN DEPTHCorporate cyber security threats of the year
91% of organisations polled suffered a cyber-attack at least once in the past year, says Kaspersky Lab in its security review of 2013.
COMPANY NEWSSamsung, 49M embark on consumer educational drive
Samsung Electronics South Africa has announced a national consumer education campaign in support of the 49M initiative, offering practical actions to save energy in daily life.MTN launches new positioning campaign for enterprise market
MTN Group today unveiled a new Pan-African brand positioning media campaign for MTN Business, its enterprise business unit.