#CitiTrends S03 Ep11: Growing and Retaining Technology Engineers in Ghana

Show Promos-11Known for his straight talking style, Alfred Rowe joined the show this week to talk about software and technology engineers in Ghana and why businesses should be taking them a little more seriously. He is the founder of Encodev Labs and Co-Founder of MPower Payments.

Such a revealing conversation by all standards.

We have some updates about Instagram and uber’s connection with Waze in the Trending segment of the show, plus we feature the kasahorow app in the Apps segment this week.

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#CitiTrends S03 Ep10: The Quarter 1 Review

season-5It has been a very eventful first quarter in the world of tech and there is so much to review and look back on.

Three ladies joined me for the discussion.

Ivy Barley (@ibivarley) is the co-founder of Developers In Vogue, a social enterprise that trains young ladies in web and mobile apps development and data science. Grace Kissi (@gracekissi) is a Progression mentor at African Science academy. Finally Lady-Omega Hammond (@loanah) is the CEO of Ampersand Technologies Ltd, a software development company.

We feature a mobile application for event organisers and more with Jeffery Owuraku Sarpong in the Apps segment of the show. Farida Shaibu also joins us for a chat about the top tech trends of the week in the Trending segment of the show.

Enjoy.

#CITITRENDS S03 EP 9: Digital Reading Summit & The REVIEW of Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

WhatsApp Image 2017-04-18 at 11.55.01 (1)What a fabulous show!

The team got the chance to preview the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ which is due to be launched in May in Ghana. What a device! Tracy Kyei,  Marketing Manager of Samsung Electronics West Africa and Michael Kwadade-Cudjoe, the Samsung Field Test Specialist were in the studio to walk us through it.

We speak to Colin McElwee who is the Co founder of World Reader and Eunice Yolanda Dsane who is the Programs & Communications Assistant at World Reader Ghana about the 2017 Digital Reading Summit to be held at Alisa Hotel.

An amazing show that saw the return of Farida Shaibu on the Trending segment and an excited Jefferey Owuraku Sarpong introduces us to the world of photo editing in real time plus more.

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#CitiTrends S03 Ep 8: Emerging technologies for today’s businesses

Show Promos-9#STOPGALAMSEYNOW

The official hashtag for the fight against the menace of illegal small scale mining being perpetrated in Ghana. Let us get behind this movement.

However, Derek Appiah who is the country manager of Microsoft joins me on the show to talk about emerging technologies and their relevance for modern businesses.

We feature a food app and a story telling app on the show this week as well so don’t miss out on it.

Enjoy.

 

#CitiTrends S03 Ep7: The Interactive & Digital Entertainment Industry in Ghana

WhatsApp Image 2017-03-27 at 20.58.29When you watch a movie or read a book, its known as non-interactive entertainment.

However, when you engage in a game or leisure activity where your decisions directly affect the game. That is known as interactive entertainment.

Paul Ziem is the CEO of NerdCore Entertainment Studio and his life has revolved around video games, it’s media, the people and the industry. He shares some insight about the scale of the industry in Ghana and how other people can be a part of it.

There is a health app and some news about Amazon and Twitter in the Apps and Trending segments of the show as well.

Enjoy!