Fourth industrial revolution
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Vodacom Foundation, Google to advance SA’s 4IR preparedness

The organisations forge a partnership that aims to empower and equip South Africans with digital skills that speak to the fourth industrial revolution.

2:30

Vodacom targets business with digital transformation workshops

The mobile operator offers business acceleration workshops in collaboration with Google, Facebook and Business Doctors.

7:00

Building SA’s 4IR readiness capability at high velocity

Organisations that have mastered coping with paradoxical and competing demands will survive the fourth industrial revolution era. Here’s how they will do it.

4:20

SA looks to Switzerland in sci-tech push

The co-operation will see the countries exchange visits of scientists, researchers and scholars, and share scientific knowledge.

5:20

Minister of communications and digital technologies welcomes participants to GovTech 2019

Let us be reminded that digital transformation should be about our people and the impact of our decisions and actions on their wellbeing, says communications and digital technologies minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams.

11:10

Securing SA’s information into the fourth industrial revolution

Linda Khumalo, founder of SafeCyberLife, calls for South Africans to begin adopting the culture of information security, starting at home.

4:30

President side-lines ICT expertise on advisory team

Analysts criticise president Cyril Ramaphosa’s newly-appointed Economic Advisory Council, saying ICT expertise has been ignored.

2:30

Coding, robotics curriculum to go live in January

The Department of Basic Education will trial the curriculum starting January 2020, in Grade R-3 and Grade 7.

1:40

Blue Turtle adds Microsoft Gold Data Platform partner to its war chest

Blue Turtle Technologies has officially been appointed as a Gold partner for Microsoft Data Platform.

7:50

SA economy in ‘deep trouble’ amid widening ICT skills gap

There remains a chronic shortage of crucial ICT skills required to propel SA’s economy, despite the hype around the fourth industrial revolution, reveals the latest IITPSA Skills Survey.

2:00

Nominate drivers of public service innovation

The public service and administration ministry readies to recognise service delivery improvements and innovation, and calls for nominations.

4:10

A revolution every business should talk about

The fourth industrial revolution is so powerful and visible because its features are defining the world, says Bernard Ford, CEO of One Channel.

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