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Tech takes construction to the front of the queue

Tech-enabled approaches to construction are redefining the industry as we know it. Kevin Wilson, IT GM at Stefanutti Stocks Construction, unpacks what the modern construction industry looks like.

Sep 15, 2020

Using tech to unlock manufacturing value

Keen to find out how local manufacturers are leveraging digital innovation, Brainstorm chatted to them about emerging technologies, their response to the Covid-19 pandemic and what they’re doing to prepare for Industry 4.0.

Aug 25, 2020

When telecoms meets financial services

Do telcos hold the key to providing much-needed financial services to the unbanked? Brainstorm spoke to Vodacom to find out.

Jul 28, 2020

Logistics made smart

Smart supply chains spell massive gains for the industry, but only when they are designed with the user in mind.

Jul 23, 2020

Backing African-baked innovation

In order for everyone to enjoy the benefits of digital innovation and the Fourth Industrial Revolution, we need to focus on the efficient utilisation of resources, says the CSIR’s Dr Fisseha Mekuria.

May 28, 2020

Little fish (with) in a big pond

Sanlam’s digital brand, Sanlam Indie, may have had a rocky start, but it has managed to acquire customers, scale its business and establish itself as a real insurance industry player.

Apr 21, 2020

From agricultural giant to tech top dog

Modern farmers need to embrace mechanisation to drive efficiency. John Deere wants to be the technology company that enables this new era of precision agriculture.

Mar 24, 2020

Journey to a digital future

Government has made some bold statements about how digital technologies will empower and enable South Africans, but what does a realistic picture for a digital government look like?


Parental guidance is advised

Getting online is easier than ever before, but what does this mean for young, impressionable users?

Mar 2, 2020

Tech meets design at Design Indaba 2020

Bringing together designers from a wide range of industries, tech intertwined with creativity at Design Indaba 2020.

Feb 25, 2020

Creating a digital future

The telecoms industry has had to change its approach, which, according to MTN SA’s CEO, Godfrey Motsa, isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

Dec 12, 2019

The business case for reskilling your workforce

There’s a fear that automation will steal workers’ jobs, so what can they do? And what should organisations do to ensure they’re not simply fuelling the unemployment statistics?

Joanne Carew
ITWeb Cape-based contributor.

Joanne Carew is an ITWeb Cape-based contributor.