Fourth industrial revolution

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.


SA's new sci-tech roadmap speaks to Industry 4.0

The new science, technology and innovation policy looks to ensure SA benefits from the rapid technological shifts brought by the fourth industrial revolution.

12 Mar

Empowering SA in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Microsoft's EEIP programme will fund skills development among SA's young software developers to make them more employable.


Comms minister says canned ECA Bill snubbed Industry 4.0

Government needs a shift in policy following the withdrawal of the ECA Bill last month, says communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams.


Gordhan tells business to seize Industry 4.0 opportunities

Minister Pravin Gordhan challenges local companies to identify how emerging technologies fuelled by the fourth industrial revolution can build an inclusive economy.


Backup and recovery balancing act

What's more important: the speed of recovery or the amount of data an organisation is willing to lose?


Govt outlines tech hub aspirations

The administration looks to establish Africa's largest tech hub on home soil, setting its sights on being a leading ICT player on the continent.

Feb 22, 2019

Customer experience key in Industry 4.0

In the age of the experience economy, customer loyalty is driven by convenience and instant access to information.

Feb 20, 2019

Budget: R1.2bn cash injection for science, tech grant

Minister Tito Mboweni says preparing SA for a digital future requires fixing the education system.

Feb 19, 2019

The AI compliance battle

We still need to be hyper-critical of the impact of AI-powered decisions on people and society.

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