Lee Naik, Author at Stuff

Lee Naik

Lee is the CEO of TransUnion Africa where he leads a portfolio of businesses that help organisations make more informed decisions and consumers manage their personal information to lead to a higher quality of life. He is recognised as one of South Africa’s leading digital and technology transformation experts and was named one of LinkedIn’s Top Voices in Technology. Prior to his current role, Lee was the Managing Director of Accenture Digital in Africa.

MWC 2019: From Smartphones to Intelligent Connectivity

For a tech conference hailed as the biggest event in the mobile world, the Mobile World Congress (MWC) has been somewhat unsuccessful at producing as many wow moments as we would have liked to see over the last few years. What used to be arguably the year’s most exciting showcase of new devices (outside of Apple launches) has turned into a parade of new ‘flagship’ devices that all offer essentiall...[Read More]

Trends 2019: Digital with a Purpose

In 2019, it’s not the technology that matters – it’s the thinking behind it. Disruptive technologies that once seemed revolutionary are fast becoming ordinary parts of our lives and we are reaching the point where digital stops being a thing and becomes everything. My take on the trends presents a view of how we as humans can consider some of these technological advances that are intrinsically par...[Read More]

Ready, set, go – Black Friday is here!

It’s that time of year again: Christmas decorations are hitting the shelves, stores are rediscovering their love for Boney M. and Michael Bublé, and retailers are already sending out their Black Friday marketing. Yes, it’s the start of the summer campaign season – the stretch from Black Friday to Christmas to Valentine’s Day, and right through until Easter, where the retail sector is at its ...[Read More]

What science fiction got wrong about our retail future

You can tell you’ve reached adulthood by the things you wish were real in your favourite sci-fi. When I was a kid, it was KITT and the flying skateboard from Back to the Future. Nowadays, the sci-fi tech that really gets me excited is the everyday stuff – the ability to pop a pill in the microwave and get a full meal out of it like in The Jetsons. Or the AI assistants like Iron Man’s JARVIS ...[Read More]

How Fortnite rewrote all the business rules

There’s an epidemic sweeping schools and your child could be next. Kids everywhere are challenging each other to do something called the Orange Crush. Some are even filming themselves doing it and posting it onto YouTube. Thankfully, you don’t have to bring in a drug counsellor if you catch them in the act. In fact, you might be tempted to get them a tutor. If you don’t know what I’m talking about...[Read More]

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