Nedbank bolsters data strategy with data science interns
The big-four bank puts data and analytics front and centre of its business strategy, committing to regularly upskill and employ data scientists.
African Bank in COVID-19 digital transformation offensive
The bank ramps up its use of technologies as consumers opt for digital channels during the nation-wide lockdown.
Shoprite Data Science Academy invites bursary applications for 2021
The retail giant offers aspiring data scientists the opportunity to apply for a bursary for the 2021 academic year.
Zindi invites applications for Africa’s biggest university hackathon
Over 500 African students will compete in the online machine learning hackathon, UmojaHack.
Big data is meaningless without data scientists
Eighty percent of a data scientist's time is spent on finding, cleaning and organising data, and only 20% on actual analysis.
SKA initiative upskills students as data scientists
The Square Kilometre Array's human capital programme facilitates the development of 127 bright minds to participate in data management projects.
New HIRAX telescope to explore dark energy, radio flashes
SA launches HIRAX, a multimillion-rand radio telescope that will help the country take the lead in the new age of radio astronomy and scientific exploration.