Fourth industrial revolution
10 May

CEOs eye digital skills for all execs

Global CEOs list tech-savvy executives as one of their top business priorities of a digital society.


New CEO plans to transform 4Sight

Vincent Raseroka wants 4Sight SA to be 51% black-owned and run by competent, capable young black females.

Apr 25, 2019

New MICT SETA CEO to overhaul corruption-tainted entity

Mdu Zakwe, who was appointed on 1 April, introduces a raft of controls to restore confidence at the MICT Sector Education and Training Authority.


Govt looks to specialisation schools for skills development

The Gauteng education department says its specialisation schools aim to respond to the needs of the economy in terms of the ICT skills shortage.


SA readies for digital economy summit

Communciations minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams announces the Cabinet-endorsed event will take place at the end of June.


Government pins hopes on 4IR commission

President Cyril Ramaphosa appoints a digital revolution commission, but industry observers advise it must have substance to be taken seriously.


Industry heavyweights appointed to 4IR commission

The 30-member commission, which will be chaired by president Cyril Ramaphosa, includes Shameel Joosub, Andile Ngcaba and Calvo Mawela as some of its members.


Government gazettes members of ICT commission

Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams confirms members of the much-awaited Presidential Commission on Industry 4.0 will be announced on Thursday.

Mar 26, 2019

KZN hosts inaugural Industry 4.0 summit

The event is an opportunity for government leaders and key stakeholders to unpack how the province will respond to the fourth industrial revolution.

Mar 22, 2019

Microsoft SA unveils policy innovation centre

The new facility looks to bring together various stakeholders to share experiences and best practices to foster innovative policy dialogue.


SA universities must lead Industry 4.0 curriculum

Minister Naledi Pandor wants to see more higher learning institutions offer education courses that speak to the fourth industrial revolution.


The fifth industrial revolution looms

The convergence of technology and humans is quickly barrelling us into the fifth industrial revolution: the era of artificial intelligence.

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