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For over a decade, BongoHive has been a beacon of innovation, propelling Zambia’s tech ecosystem forward and empowering countless entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into reality.
Last month, we commemorated BongoHive’s 12th anniversary, where we not only celebrated the remarkable achievements of the innovation hub but also the transformative journey of our Tech and Innovation consulting unit- BongoHive Consult. As a unit, BongHive Consult has been driving innovation and solving challenges for corporate organizations for the past five years.
It was born out of the deep understanding that large firms often struggle to foster a culture of innovation within their established systems and processes. Recognizing the need for external expertise and fresh perspectives, BongoHive Consult set out to bring entrepreneurial thinking into corporate organizations, igniting the spark of innovation and unlocking new avenues for growth.
Over the years, BongoHive Consult has evolved and grown, making significant strides in the tech industry and leaving an indelible impact on the organizations it has worked with. Guided by a design thinking approach, the consultancy has championed collaboration and co-creation, encouraging diverse stakeholders to come together and tackle complex challenges through innovative solutions. By focusing on people, processes, and products, BongoHive Consult has helped corporate institutions build a strong foundation for innovation, enabling them to thrive in an ever-evolving business landscape.
Throughout its journey, Consult has achieved notable milestones that highlight the power of innovation to drive positive change.
One such milestone is The Makhalidwe Athu project, led by Consult Tech, which aimed to improve literacy among Zambian children by using mobile stories in their mother tongue. BongoHive Consult Tech played a crucial role in implementing the program for clients All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development Partners (USAID, World Vision, and the Australian Government).
They developed a user-friendly mobile application that provides access to engaging stories in local languages, promoting literacy and cultural connection. The project has positively impacted literacy rates and fostered a love for reading among thousands of students, thanks to the commitment and expertise of Consult Tech.
Another significant achievement is the website development of the Accelerated Growth for Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Zambia (AGS) Program. In collaboration with the Ministry for Small and Medium Enterprise Development of Zambia, BongoHive Consult has been instrumental in accelerating the growth and competitiveness of local MSMEs and startups. By providing support, fostering partnerships, and facilitating access to markets, the program has created a thriving ecosystem for businesses to flourish and contribute to the Zambian economy. Through AGS, BongoHive Consult has exemplified its dedication to building sustainable enterprises and nurturing long-lasting business collaborations.
This commitment to continuous learning and growth has positioned BongoHive Consult as a trusted partner in driving innovation and enabling corporate clients to stay ahead of the curve. By leveraging its expertise and experience, BongoHive Consult helps organizations embrace emerging technologies, navigate digital transformation, and seize new business opportunities.
One of the key factors that sets BongoHive Consult apart is its emphasis on customized training programs. Recognizing that the success of any organization lies in the skills and capabilities of its people, the consultancy offers bespoke training on technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. These tailored programs equip individuals with the knowledge and skills they need to navigate the ever-evolving business landscape and seize new opportunities. By investing in the development of talent, BongoHive Consult empowers organizations to cultivate a workforce that is well-equipped to embrace innovation and drive growth.
Furthermore, BongoHive Consult understands the power of collaboration and partnership in fostering innovation. The consultancy actively engages with a diverse network of stakeholders, including entrepreneurs, industry experts, academia, and government entities. By fostering these connections,Consult creates an ecosystem where ideas can flourish, collaborations can be formed, and transformative solutions can be developed. Through its network, the consultancy acts as a catalyst, bridging the gap between corporate organizations and the wider innovation community.
To measure the success and impact of its services, Consult employs a comprehensive evaluation framework. By closely monitoring key metrics and gathering feedback from clients, the consultancy assesses the effectiveness of its solutions and identifies areas for improvement. This data-driven approach allows BongoHive Consult to continuously refine its strategies and ensure that its services are delivering tangible value to its corporate clients.
Looking ahead, the consultancy aims to expand its reach and impact, working with an even broader range of corporate clients to drive innovation, solve complex challenges, and unlock untapped growth potential. With a steadfast commitment to collaboration, co-creation, and staying ahead of emerging technologies, BongoHive Consult is well-positioned to shape the future of innovation in Zambia and the region. beyond.
BongoHive Consult’s journey has been one of remarkable growth, innovation, and impact. By bringing entrepreneurial thinking into corporate organizations, the consultancy has helped organizations build a culture of innovation, solve complex challenges, and unlock their full growth potential.
As we continue to celebrate BongoHive’s 12th anniversary, we not only reflect on the achievements of the past but also look forward to the future with excitement and anticipation. The rise of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, and the Internet of Things presents new opportunities and challenges.
There is a commitment to stay at the forefront of these trends, continuously expanding its expertise and capabilities to meet the evolving needs of its clients. By embracing emerging technologies and harnessing their potential, thus positioning itself as a trusted advisor in the fast-paced world of corporate innovation.
Are you looking to enhance your institution’s capabilities and drive impactful results? Engage our Consult Tech team today and unlock the power of technology for your organization. Reach out to us today via our website https://bongohive.co.zm/consult/ or call 260 97 3621800 to start your journey of creating lasting change and digital transformation.