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Hywel Glyn-Jones
Hywel Glyn-Jones is the CEO and co-founder of Opennetworks; a Google for Work Premier Partner. The company was founded in 2000 and offers digital transformation that decreases costs, increases efficiency and provides services and applications that speak directly to the pain points that South African business are experiencing. He is responsible for new business and product development and is passionate about building teams, product visionaire and sales. He holds a BSc Eng (Mech) degree from Wits and has 10 years experience in the automotive industry.
  • How organisations can address the cultural shifts inherent in digital transformation

    In business, the purpose of digital transformation is to create a culture of innovation thereby enabling revenue growth in the new digital world. Many established companies are engaging in transformation strategies in an attempt to reach online buyers and the almost 19-million smartphone users in South Africa. However, not all digital transformation programmes that businesses launch are successful. Cloud technologies have the potential to enable rapid startup business growth at low cost. Startups are often better positioned to capitalise on this new digital market because they can begin with a clean sheet. Conversely, established businesses may be constrained by legacy technologies...