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Trends in the E-Commerce Sector

As an eCommerce operator who would want to get traction for their business and drive more traffic to their site, it is important to understand the latest trends in the eCommerce industry. Here are the eCommerce trends that you may need to know: – Chat bots: – They increase customer shopping experience as they operate […]

How to Protect Customer’s Privacy Online

Many eCommerce sites collect and retain personal information about customers. Some of the personal data one is likely to obtain include customer’s name, physical and email addresses, and possibly their credit card and other types of financial information. As an eCommerce operator, it is important that you protect the data you collect from your customers. […]

E-Commerce Fraud Signs and Prevention

E-commerce fraud is an illegal transaction performed on an e-commerce platform by a fraudster. The best way to combat this fraud is by first identifying the type of fraud that is occurring on your platform, and then address it directly. The most common e-commerce fraud signs include: – Dubious Phone Calls Random Emails Unknown Text […]

A Guide to Starting an E-commerce Business

Here is a step by step guide on how you can start an E commerce Business Step 1: Establish what you want to sell. What you want your business line to be Products and service to deal in Manufacturers and Suppliers, or self-production Where to sell, and how to go about selling online. How to […]

How Data Shapes Business In Startups

Data refers to statistical or factual pieces of information collected for the purposes of analysis or reference. Data can be quantitative or qualitative in nature depending on the needs of the parties collecting it. Big data, in particular, are extremely large sets of data meant for in-depth analysis to reveal trends in industries and companies. […]

Customer Centrism in Business

Businesses only exist thanks to customers. That means putting them at the heart of everything you do will make business sense. Customer centrism is an important part of a business when it comes to matters acquiring and retaining customers. Here are simple tips on how you can go an extra mile just to get your […]

Top 5 Tech Trends In Kenya

Here are some of the top Tech Trends making an impact in Kenya. 1. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) This technology is used to automate structured and repetitive business processes, freeing up human workers to concentrate on more complex, value-adding work. Businesses are going digital, with 89% of them having already adopted a “digital-first” strategy. This […]

Technology’s Influence on Consumer Behavior and Market Trends

The world is continuously evolving to adapt to new changes. The use and acceptance of goods and services is dynamically shifting according to consumers’ personal or group preference, advancement in technology, and popularity in the market. Technology is one of the leading factors that influence the habits of purchasers. For companies to emerge successful in […]

Impact of COVID-19 on Technology.

The spread of COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the technology sector, affecting supplies of raw materials, disrupting the electronics value chain, and causing an inflationary risk on products. More positively, the disruption has caused an acceleration in remote working, and a rapid focus on evaluating and de-risking the end-to-end value chain. In addition, […]

Your Health, Your Wealth.

The year 2020 has been a time where many have had an opportunity to get in touch with themselves at depth and re-evaluate the paths they are on in their lives. In March 2020, COVID-19 hit Kenya and this was the beginning of long days for many. People lost jobs, some had to work from […]

System Integration: – The Tech Perspective

The magic in software design, engineering, development, customer interfacing, and digital experience is in the System Integration.  The integration points are where heterogeneous systems interface with new, existing, or isolated/desperate platforms to expose endpoints to be consumed to achieve system homogeneity for the benefits of both the integrated systems and users.  Software integration provides that […]

A Step to the Next Challenge – How we Made it to Year One

Like many startups, Ngamia Haulers Platform (NHP) has a story to tell as we approach our 1st anniversary.  For us, it has been a combination of bittersweet experiences as we brace ourselves for an even bigger impact in Kenya and subsequently the entire continent of Africa.  The idea that drives Ngamia innovation was conceived way […]

Can Robots Be Prosecuted for Committing a Crime?

ETHICAL AND LEGAL ISSUES SURROUNDING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) “What happens when a machine capable of learning from its algorithm and improving its decision-making from successes and mistakes makes a mistake and commits a crime?” Humankind has for millenniums dreamt of creating an Artificial Being that thinks and acts humanly, in fiction as well as philosophy. […]

What Next After COVID-19!

This pandemic had hit the world over, and somehow everyone is still fighting to stay afloat and relevant, with lingering thoughts of when will this be over, or we have to accept it as a new normal? The majority of the population has jumped into new ideas – innovation to try fresh and viable business […]

Adjustments During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Globally, we’re at a very unique season where no one had foreseen the pandemic or even when it will strike. In Kenya, so many challenges have been experienced affecting families, businesses both SMEs, medium, and large organizations who have felt the pinch by all means. It’s vital for the mentioned groups to make tough decisions […]

Machine Learning (ML)

So there has been a lot of talk on Machine Learning (ML) for the past 6 decades. One man in particular, Geoffrey Everest Hinton, a cognitive psychologist, and computer scientist has been on the forefront.  His notable work has been on artificial neural networks which have been a building block to what we now know […]

Building Brand through 4C’s

The 4P’s – Product, Price, Place, Promotion are marketing matrix which is product-focused as opposed to being customer-centric as in the 4C’s Many business outfits endeavor to be customer-centric, an approach that enables them to provide a positive experience that would help gain customer base, maintain competitive advantage, and drive profit margins through the 4C’s […]

Become a Digital Mover

Are you a Mover? And would you like to Make Money from your business? Take the 1st step by Clicking here to Download Ngamia Transporter App now because, at Ngamia, we are focused on offering our customers transport services that meet and exceed their expectations through our value propositions of Convenience, Efficiency, Affordability, Security and […]

Business Growth Phases

Organizations go through four (4) growth phases before they finally establish as sound business outfits.  There are business rules that are very important when it comes to monitoring and managing growth transitions that have to be in line with the growth strategies to help realize business prosperity.  Here are growth phases that entrepreneurs have to […]

Web Real‐Time Communications (WebRTC)

This is an open framework for the web that enables Real-Time Communication (RTC) capabilities in the browser that is generating a lot of industry talk — and for good reason. WebRTC has the potential to transform the way you communicate by enabling Voice, Video, collaborative sessions, and other real‐time communications from any device that supports […]

API and System Integration

This is a set of functions and procedures that allow applications to access the features or data of an Operating System (OS), Application, or Other Services and exchanging information over a network communication media e.g. Public IP, VPN, etc.  A typical example is where a software “Client” interacts with a software “Server” by sending data […]

Fighting COVID-19 Pandemic through AI 

For us to deal with COVID-19 pandemic now and in the long-term, we need to be in possession of real-time data about our environment in regards to our movement from A to Z, whom we associate with, what to avoid with reference to hotspots or an infectious moving target, etc.  To put all these into perspective, technological innovation, and implementation needs to be embraced and one of the immediate solutions that come to mind is street cameras with Artificial Intelligent (AI).  […]

Mental Health & Psycho-social Response

In any pandemic, epidemic, or endemic, it’s typical for individuals to feel stressed and worried, and some of the common responses of the affected persons directly or indirectly are: – Fear of the unknown To attend medical attention at health facilities for becoming infected while in care Losing livelihoods, not able to work during isolation, […]

She Soars

They are intelligent, confident, sassy, resolute, strong-willed, creative, compassionate, persistent and bold despite life’s challenges or obstacles or what they have been through as they hold their heads up high to overcome the stereotyping.  They are not afraid to keep grinding to conquer the job market, and business world and not even counting the number of times they have failed and synonymously using the tagline of Winston Churchill quote – “Success consists of going from failure to failure without […]

Gender Equality at Ngamia

UN WOMEN Organization puts emphasis on empowering women to participate fully in economic life across all sectors as an essential pillar to building stronger economies, achieving internationally agreed goals for development and sustainability, and improving the quality of life for women, men, families, and communities. At Ngamia Haulers Platform Ltd we strongly believe and share the UN WOMEN vision and UNDP Sustainable Development […]

Legal Protection for Mobile Apps 

Mobile Applications generally referred to as “mobile apps” run mostly on smartphones and smart gadgets e.g. tablets, wearable watches, etc. and have been classified by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) as “Making a Living in the Creative Industry Initiative”.  The initiative was to sensitize developers and publishers to give due consideration to the Intellectual Property (IP) aspect of their works. This was necessitated by projections that […]

Embracing Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing is the practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process data, rather than a local server or a personal computer.  At Ngamia we embrace cloud computing because of efficiency in service provisions, cost implications, and aspect of technological vibrancy when it comes to systems […]

Transportation Mobile Apps

From an individual standard point to a wide perspective of Small to Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), there is a dependency on transportation needs or rather movement of goods, products, or produce from one point to the other.  The movement of people and things are classical ways of catalyzing growth in the civilized world and population, ancient […]

Creation of 3-D Digital Content

Different animation projects have different requirements and there is no one solution that fits all, however there exist slight similarities in some processes during the production execution.  For 3-D video content production, identical workflow is used albeit with some variations. These workflows help in breaking down all tasks into manageable components which are the worked […]

COVID-19 and Our Mental Health

As the coronavirus pandemic rapidly sweeps across the world, it is inducing a considerable degree of fear, worry, and concern in the population at large and among certain groups in particular, such as older adults, care providers, and people with underlying health conditions. In Public Mental Health terms, the main psychological impact to date is […]

Impact of Corporate Branding

Are you a multinational outfit like the Coca Cola, Cadbury, Microsoft, Apple, Luxury Vehicle Manufacturers? A small Business Enterprise or a Freelancer? Whichever the case, your reputation is important especially when it comes to corporate branding which will drive the company mission, and culture to achieve and realize its vision.   What Is A Brand […]

Smart Technology and Transport

Most of us have been in situations where we needed to deliver products, are stranded in the middle of the road and needing towing services, moving houses, or just needing emergency services.  Accessing these reliable services has been a challenge especially reliable ones because we have to either go through brokerage systems or know people […]

Moving House Golden Rules

Moving house has always been exciting and challenging all at the same time. This is one area of life experience which is a must for both our growth and adventures. Therefore, getting prepared psychologically and physically are some of the attributes that just have to be embraced and patience becomes a virtue. At Ngamia, we […]

Market Penetration Strategies

Once a new company makes an entry into the market, it strives for space and penetration with an aim of launching a product so as to gain market share.  A company that is trying to adopt a growth strategy of market penetration must always remember to implement plans and tactics to challenge competition to boost sales.  Some golden rules apply like , who is the competition? What they […]

Tips To Work From Home

Many changes have come about as a result of the worldwide COVID 19 pandemic. To contain the spread of the corona virus, many governments around the world issued a stay at home directive to their citizens.   The corporate space has been affected by this directive as managers still expect their employees to be 100% productive.  While working from home could seem easy for some people, others […]

Tech’s Got Your Back

COVID-19 has been referred to as the Black Swan of 2020. The general consensus by trends analysts, including the IMF, is that we need to brace for even greater worldwide shifts in our everyday lives. As more people get acquainted with the new reality of a world in which human contact is consciously limited, a […]

Freedom Of Movement

Search from Google defines Movement, or motion, as the state of changing something’s position – that is, changing where something is, or movement as an act of changing physical location or position which is also a Citizen’s right as captured in the Constitution of Kenya 2010, article 39. Every person has a right to freedom of […]

Ark Protocol

Animal transportation can be a bit of a headache to deal with. Imagine the kind of preparation Noah needed to go through with the Ark. Animals are sentient beings that need to be handled with sensitivity. Many times, transportation of livestock can end in disastrous outcomes with financial losses that can be avoided. Ark protocol […]

Moving Green

The planet is currently facing lot of environmental concerns which affect every human, animal and nation. Since the realization of global warming and its effects, so much has been done in efforts to curb this calamity. One of the major advancements today is that trucks are much better for the environment than in the past. […]

Odd Meets Legislation

Legislation forms a great part of every civilized society. Most only hope to live by the book and get by each day as free citizens. In some countries and states however, legislation has taken a comic turn and staying on the good side of the law has proven to be a challenge. Have a look […]

Evolution In the Transport Industry

To move from one place to another, you need a medium or a form of transport especially in these modern days. Over time, the transport sector has continued to make tremendous improvement and easier yet elaborate transport systems have come up to help you move around. Individuals as well as companies need transportation services every […]