Tag: emerging markets

IT Strategy Evaluation: A Comprehensive Guide for Boards and C-Level Executives

The landscape of IT strategy is ever-evolving, and the urgency for boards and C-Level executives to adapt and innovate has never been higher. The ongoing digital transformation has made IT not just an operational necessity but a critical business enabler. While most companies understand the importance of IT strategy, knowing how to evaluate it effectively and innovatively remains a challenge. This blog aims to dissect the various ways businesses can overhaul their approach to IT strategy evaluation by adopting data-backed insights and real-world practices.

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An Examination of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement: Has the Promise Been Fulfilled or Is It a Bust?

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), a monumental agreement, was designed with the aspiration of establishing the world’s largest free trade area. This ambitious initiative was intended to bring together 1.3 billion people across 55 countries, creating a combined GDP of US$3.4 trillion. The vision of AfCFTA was painted as a future where seamless trade across the continent would be a reality. The dream was that purchasing professional work clothes from Rwanda or a book from Nigeria would be as simple as a few clicks, without the burden of exorbitant shipping costs. However, the question that arises is whether this promise has been fulfilled or if the AfCFTA is a bust.

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