Freelance roles to incorporate at the launch of a startup

Freelance roles to incorporate at the launch of a startup

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you’re launching a startup, cash is absolutely key. No matter the amount of investment you may have, you have to spend it wisely. A common teething problem is the hiring strategy; staff, ultimately, are expensive. Ask any entrepreneur and they’re likely to cite this as one of their steepest learning curves. Some founders have […]

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How IoT can help us achieve a net zero energy future

How IoT can help us achieve a net zero energy future

Reading Time: 7 minutes Global energy demand is set to increase by a staggering 5% in 2021 and 4% in 2022. Although this jump is in part due to the post-pandemic economic bounceback, it reflects a larger trend. Between 2017 and 2018, energy demand grew by 2.3%, with CO2 emissions reaching a record high. Compared to pre-Industrial Revolution levels, […]

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Effectively managing remote teams to counter burnout

Effectively managing remote teams to counter burnout

Reading Time: 8 minutes The end of the pandemic seems to be in sight. As we all know too well, this health crisis has ushered in a new paradigm of working. With all staff abruptly relocated to the home office, all levels of management have had to reprise their approach. For many, this was met with some trepidation; after […]

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Private equity has its sights set on telecom infrastructure investment

Private equity has its sights set on telecom infrastructure investment

Reading Time: 7 minutes Telecom infrastructure like towers, fibre networks and data centres are becoming an increasingly attractive addition to private equity portfolios. According to Preqin, telecoms infrastructure investment accounted for 35% of private equity deal value in the United States last year, up a staggering 15% from 2019. This is due to a combination of factors, some of […]

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The 4 key metrics essential to a startup’s financial health

financial health

Reading Time: 4 minutes Launching a startup is often a precarious endeavour. This is why tracking the business’s financial health is essential to growth. That is, when a decision needs to be taken, the leadership has to know and understand the company’s key objectives and have a clear vision of how they intend to reach them. If the current […]

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What’s standing between you and the dream UX team

What’s standing between you and the dream UX team

Reading Time: 7 minutes User experience design, commonly referred to as UX, focuses on the behaviour of the user and creating an experience that allows them to accomplish their goal. UX design is important because it aims to fulfil the user’s needs. By providing a positive experience, that user stays loyal to the company or brand. Additionally, a meaningful […]

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A brave new world for the telecom data centre

A brave new world for the telecom data centre

Reading Time: 7 minutes The telecommunications space is evolving. Now more than ever, companies need to have enormous data processing and low latency capabilities. This comes with the advent of various next-generation technologies like 5G, IoT, augmented reality, and machine learning. Data centres need to be able to handle dizzying amounts of information at break-neck speed. Subsequently, the hardware […]

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Financial modelling: Not just for big corporate MA transactions

Financial modelling: Not just for big corporate MA transactions

Reading Time: 8 minutes The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic threw many business plans into disarray. With no forecasts, budget plans or revenue projections to account for the unfolding crisis, many executives were left scrambling to get to grips with not just the pandemic’s immediate impact, but its long-term consequences. This event alone makes a strong case for implementing […]

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How the dynamic hybrid work model is set to transform the way we work

How the dynamic hybrid work model is set to transform the way we work

Reading Time: 7 minutes The global pandemic has completely upended the way we work. As businesses all over the world faced an abrupt introduction to remote working, many were braced for the worst. However, what they discovered was quite remarkable; many observed an uptick in productivity, employee satisfaction, and agility. Now, many are considering adopting a hybrid work model, […]

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How can telecom operators leverage sustainability in their business strategies?

How can telecom operators leverage sustainability in their business strategies?

Reading Time: 6 minutes Focus on sustainability is becoming a necessity for long-term success for telecom operators, as they are under pressure to comply with stringent non-financial laws and regulations; suffer from growing energy costs driven by increasing demand on traffic and edge solutions, resulting in requirements of more sites; and are expected to obtain good ESG ratings by […]

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