Tapping African mobile crowd using low mobile-tech, by Margaux Pelen

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In Africa, it’s not because a technology is available that it should be used, the goal is on the opposite to look for the biggest tech common denominator to reach out to the largest number of users. Continue reading


Mobile Money and Bitcoin, the unexpected relevance for Africa, by Margaux Pelen

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When I first played with the mobile wallet, it seemed unreal to send money away for free… Continue reading


Mobile, the way forward to African Internet, by Margaux Pelen

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Margaux Pelen, a young but already serial entrepreneur, shares with us some learnings from her experience in Africa. Mobile might well turn to be the way forward to Internet in Africa. Continue reading


2013 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 38,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert … Continue reading


From idea to design, a ‘web to store’ case study by Iris Yuster

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One of the most important keys to the success of an App is the understanding of user behavior. Dr. Iris Yuster shows how to successfully balance business goals, technological capabilities, and potential user behavior in a mobile shopping app. Continue reading


‘Is Middle Management the main obstacle to innovation in large co?’ by Koen Boeykens

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When middle management is risk-averse, and stopping innovation from happening, is a parallel path, with a separate brand, the way forward? Koen Boeykens shares with us his innovation experience at KPN Continue reading


Nokia is dead, long live Finland’s innovation

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Nokia’s story might well be now written by Microsoft, Finland’s innovation is dizzying. Katia Carra brings back from her survey trip in Finland some astonishing tips for innovation. One that stands out is Demola, an open innovation hub where students and companies create in team. Continue reading