The Ethio-Israeli Business Summit took place in Addis Ababa on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at the Sheraton Hotel in Addis Ababa. The Forum brought Israeli, Ethiopian businesses and high level Ethiopian government Official on the same table for discussions.
Staggering amounts of information are accessible as never before—from proprietary big data to new public sources of open data. Analytical and processing capabilities have made similar leaps with algorithms scattering intelligence across digital networks, themselves often lodged in the cloud. Smart mobile devices make that information and computing power accessible to users around the world.
As these technologies gain momentum, they are profoundly changing the strategic context: altering the structure of competition, the conduct of business, and, ultimately, performance across industries. To stay ahead of the unfolding trends and disruptions, leaders across industries will need to challenge their assumptions and pressure-test their strategies.
Andalem was at the Ethio-South Africa Investment and Business Forum on 3 June 2014 here in Addis Ababa aimed at increasing existing economic ties between the two countries. Representatives of over 25 South African companies involved in education, health, infrastructure, manufacturing and agro-processing are discussing on possible cooperation with Ethiopians in trade and investment.