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Oct 15, 2021

Society 5.0: This is why it absolutely does matter

Three University of Pretoria professors say Society 5.0 will see the humanising of technology, requiring designers and software developers to become more human-oriented.

Sep 22, 2021

Large-scale agile tensions in traditional banks

Improving agility while managing risk, compliance and governance proves to be a tricky balancing act for many traditional banks.


Exxaro, University of Pretoria partner on XR reasearch

The investment will enable research towards a safer and more sutsinable form of mining.


The yin and yang of digital HRM experiences

Companies find that digitalising human resources management (HRM) creates simultaneously positive and negative experiences for many users.


UP targets ‘inclusive’ digital learning with Blackboard software

The University of Pretoria opts to use global edtech firm Blackboard’s Ally software to resolve digital course accessibility issues.

Aug 25, 2021

PICS: University of Pretoria drives ‘digital city’ concept in Hatfield

The higher learning institution creates the Hatfield Digital Twin City, an initiative that aims to boost service delivery with the help of smart technology.


Personalised, hybrid, lifelong: experts predict the future of higher education

Higher education could move away from traditional degree and diploma courses, according to panellists participating in a recent webinar.


Telemedicine robot arrives at local hospital ICU unit

The University of Pretoria’s faculty of health sciences welcomes “Stevie the robot” to the Steve Biko Academic Hospital, to help treat patients during the pandemic.

Jun 11, 2021

Time of the essence in keeping customers, growing business

Freshworks analysed over 107 million customer support interactions and found that speed is the number one factor influencing customer satisfaction.


Humanising tech, from UX to impactful human experience

Society 5.0 sparks a dramatic societal shift − a vision of the future that hinges on digitalisation, human-centred artificial intelligence and trusted sharing of data.

Apr 13, 2021

Huawei commits R7m in bursaries to top ICT students

In awarding these bursaries, the Chinese tech company aims to address some of the challenges it has faced when it comes to recruiting in SA. 


Enterprise Architecture 2.0: Key consideration for digitalisation

To deal with the pace at which tech and competition move, companies must use all the tools at their disposal to timeously incorporate digitalisation into their core business.

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