World Economic Forum

Uber, Microsoft to help WEF restore trust in tech

Some of tech and science’s biggest names will chair six new World Economic Forum councils on the fourth industrial revolution.

Apr 16, 2019

Affiliate Centre will prepare SA for Industry 4.0

The planned centre, in partnership with the World Economic Forum, will ensure SA quickly moves towards the fourth industrial revolution.


Cyber security: how to protect your business

It takes, on average, 200 days for businesses to identify a cyber security breach, says ITOO.


SA can unlock R5tn from digital tech

Digital technologies can generate more than R5 trillion in value for SA in the next decade, according to a new Accenture report.

Jan 25, 2019

Ramaphosa promises digital skills training drive

President Cyril Ramaphosa uses WEF as the stage to outline plans to train young South Africans in digital skills, noting job creation is at the centre of the national agenda.

Jan 24, 2019

Coalition formed at WEF to curb $62.5bn e-waste woes

Global organisations at the World Economic Forum in Davos come together to address electronic waste challenges.


Future skills requirements

Organisations that embrace engaging, empowering and inspiring leadership attract employees who are connected and engaged with the company, says Amy Dempsey, principal consultant at Bizmod Consulting.

Jan 22, 2019

SA execs recognise AI potential

Local CEOs believe artificial intelligence will significantly change the way they do business in the next five years, but they are taking a wait-and-see approach.


Team SA sets its agenda for WEF 2019

Ahead of this year's World Economic Forum meeting, minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams talks up government's plans to build an innovative workforce.


Science, tech minister joins global AI council

Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane will serve in a fourth industrial revolution council to guide the international community on artificial intelligence priorities.


UJ prof joins WEF's cyber security council

Professor Basie von Solms is one of the 19 international cyber security experts invited to join The Global Future Council on Cybersecurity.

Oct 2, 2018

Thoughtonomy, DigiBlu boost virtual workers in Africa

The companies collaborate to bring Thoughtonomy's Virtual Workforce platform to African organisations.

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