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Sep 15, 2021

Neurotechnology: The brain wired for healthcare

The answer to some of mankind’s biggest medical problems is likely in the future to be found at the confluence of science and technology.

Aug 12, 2021

Objects of scrutiny: Facial recognition and our biometric future

Smart technology will greatly impact our future privacy, as our faces, the way we walk, our mannerisms and body language will be catalogued as identificational data.

Jul 29, 2021

Internet of things: The ‘things’ are getting smarter

Greatly increased computing power, cloud technology, machine learning and autonomous decision-making are revolutionising the role devices play in our lives.


Effective data-gathering for process efficiency

It’s vital to have a strong data-gathering foundation before looking to smart technology to produce executive dashboards, alerts and autonomously-generated instructions.


The perils and promise of smart automation in South Africa

An intelligent automation journey must first, and foremost, be driven by the business strategy, as too many tech initiatives are initiated and managed solely by the tech team.

Johan Steyn
Smart automation, artificial intelligence thought leader and management consultant

Johan Steyn is a smart automation and artificial intelligence thought leader and management consultant. He is chairman of the Special Interest Group on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics with the IITPSA (Institute of Information Technology Professionals of South Africa). He writes in his personal capacity.