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Building a vibrant data economy in Africa

There is an urgent need to prioritise a compelling and cohesive mission and strategy to build an African data economy.


Tshwane, universities unite to boost service delivery

The capital city and its three universities explore innovative mechanisms to improve service delivery to residents.

Nov 26, 2019

Creating novel 4IR solutions for Africa

The design of 4IR solutions that address Africa’s problems cannot be solved by the application of canned approaches.

Nov 19, 2019

Preparing for the future workplace

Research shows that even though tech-related skills are essential, soft skills will still be required in the fourth industrial revolution.

Nov 12, 2019

Academia, industry must strengthen 4IR research collaboration

Academic researchers in SA should work closely with civil society, non-profit organisations, state institutions and private sector organisations.


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.


Paradigm shift ensures successful platform business

Uber and Airbnb set the standard for platform businesses, but what if a traditional company wants to transform into a platform?


R150K investment in librarian robot Libby pays off

The University of Pretoria’s Department of Library Services has no regrets in purchasing Africa’s first librarian robot.


How SA can tap into cloud to meet development ambitions

Cloud computing has the potential to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in SA, says the University of Pretoria.


ICT industry leaders to gather at SAICSIT Conference 2019

The SA Institute for Computer Scientists and Information Technologists conference will focus on the latest trends in computer science, big data and social media.


How to build a competent data science team

Understanding data science competencies is crucial for training a competitive workforce for the rapidly growing global data market, says the University of Pretoria.


University of Pretoria rewards students, staff for inventions

The university has 11 inventors who were granted a patent for more than one invention, and 50 inventors who were granted a patent for a single invention.

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