About Geoff Nell

Geoff is passionate about all things digital and the impact it can have on society, companies and cultures.

Geoff started out in IT as a programmer, and later moved into design, architecture, IT management and business management. The digitisation, online and social programmes implemented have provided deep insight into the impact digital can have on organisations, specifically around ways of working, cost reduction and new innovation opportunities.

In 2014, Geoff embraced his passion for digital disruption, innovation and agility, and co-founded Metatrans Business Services to focus on Digital Business Consulting. Through Metatrans, Geoff has had the opportunity to help companies identify opportunities to leverage off the changing IT landscape and implement solutions that will ensure sustainability and competitiveness.

Digital versus traditional business in retail

By | 2017-11-15T18:43:47+00:00 November 11th, 2017|

Digital vs Traditional business in Retail Companies across South Africa are struggling, everywhere you go you see too let signs, for sale signs, vacant offices and stores. Many companies still operating are downsizing and retrenching and this is happening across almost all of our industries including mining, [...]

Digital transformation starts with a reboot

By | 2017-11-05T16:39:53+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|

As leaders of organisations or divisions, our minds are often consumed with fears about the future. We are accutely aware that everything is starting to move faster, customers are becoming more demanding, technologies are rapidly improving and cyber threats are becoming more prevalent and damaging. In order to stay relevant, [...]

The digital transformation hype

By | 2017-11-11T16:13:48+00:00 January 20th, 2017|

Digital transformation is everywhere but what is all the hype about really? Is it just another fad? Let’s unpack this: Digital transformation should rather be called “Digital Business Transformation”, as it is about transforming the enterprise from top to bottom. It is about transforming the culture, leadership, processes and [...]

Digital transformation affects jobs

By | 2017-11-11T16:14:06+00:00 November 14th, 2016|

Digital transformation is happening and the impact on jobs is evident across many industries! Either jobs will be impacted because a company digitally transforms and certain skills are no longer needed OR due to a company having to close its doors as it can no longer compete against digital businesses. I have been [...]

Managing Quality in Software Projects

By | 2017-11-06T14:31:27+00:00 October 7th, 2015|

The cost of managing quality in software projects through the project phases versus the cost of correcting defects later. Generally the further along the software development lifecycle the project is, the higher the cost of correcting the defects A recent project assurance engagement that I performed, highlighted [...]

Enterprise Content Management Lessons Learnt

By | 2017-11-11T16:15:01+00:00 June 10th, 2015|

Lessons I learnt about Enterprise Content Management Enterprise Content Management (ECM) as defined by AIIM (Association for Information and Image Management) is the strategies, methods and tools used to capture, manage, store, preserve, and deliver content and documents related to organizational processes.  - See more at: http://www.aiim.org/What-is-ECM-Enterprise-Content-Management [...]

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