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Data literacy a new core competency for AI

Most executives and IT professionals do not `speak data' fluently, says Gartner.

Big data and technology for mining applications

Cool technology and open cast mining are two terms you wouldn't necessarily expect to see in the same sentence, yet Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the internet of things (IoT) is being used to make South Africa's mines more profitable and safer.

World expert for ITWeb Artificial Intelligence 2018

Aimee van Wynsberghe, Delft University of Technology, is one of the 25 `women in robotics you need to know about'.

5.7m local jobs at risk due to automation

Thursday

A third of local jobs are at risk, with both white- and blue-collar workers in the firing line, says Accenture.

4Sight Holdings sets sights on China

While only about 1% of 4Sight's revenue currently comes from Asia Pacific, it is looking to change this with a joint venture in China.

Insurance industry faces disruption from start-ups

Nine out of 10 insurance companies fear losing business to insurtech start-ups, says research from PwC.

Pure Storage presents AIRI

Built on Pure Storage FlashBlade and NVIDIA DGX-1, AIRI makes AI-at-scale simple and accessible for all enterprises.

More locals to adopt robots, automated assistants

11 Apr

Around 44.3% of South African consumersplan to buy an AI device, such as smartphone or connected home device, according to a PwC study.

Insiders behind 25% of breaches

11 Apr

Healthcare fared the worst, with 35% of incidents being the result of human error and 24% of employee misuse, says Verizon.

Webber Wentzel adopts AI technology

The Luminance AI platform will help the firm with due diligence, particularly for mergers and acquisitions transactions.

Siemens donates automation equipment to Anglo training centre

9 Apr

The partnership aims to help training engineers understand the role of technology in the future of mining.

Concern over cyber incidents tops risk barometer

These occurrences, which include cyber crime, IT failure and data breaches, are a major concern for businesses, says global report.

Banks need to find the right cloud model, and quickly

Despite their legitimate concerns, financial services entities need to adopt some form of cloud model sooner, rather than later, if they are to stay competitive in a digitally transforming world.