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Jun 8, 2020

Deviare, Simplilearn to help reduce SA's digital skills dearth

The skills development companies collaborate to reskill and upskill South Africa’s corporate employees and youth in digital skills.


Stellenbosch University opens African data science academy

The African Data Science Academy looks to facilitate human capacity-building in data science and computational thinking in Africa and abroad.

Apr 29, 2020

Teens in AI hack joins fight against coronavirus

A global hackathon involving youth in the fight against COVID-19 is hosted by Teens in AI this week.

Apr 22, 2020

Data science sees ‘gold rush’ to create COVID-19 breakthroughs

The use of data science becomes more critical, as local research scientists embark on gargantuan efforts to help combat the elusive coronavirus.

Apr 6, 2020

How data can help fight COVID-19

Technology, artificial intelligence and data science have become critical to helping humanity effectively deal with the coronavirus outbreak.


The philosophical data scientist

Wits University's Dr Helen Robertson looks at how philosophy, ethics and machine learning are coming together.

Dec 17, 2019

10 best-read columns of 2019

The Huawei/Google Android saga tops the list, but opinions on the 5th industrial revolution, security and data science also piqued our readers' interest.

Nov 8, 2019

The current state of data

We have yet to see an increase in the synergy and co-operation between data science and IT.

Nov 1, 2019

SA must get ready for the rise of hybrid jobs

Hybridisation is the next workforce frontier, as companies seek professionals with specialised cross-industry skills to spur innovation, says trends analyst Dion Chang.

Oct 31, 2019

Making sure data science works for your business

Any corporation seeking to embark on a data science journey needs to consider that a total transformation of culture, people and processes is required.

Oct 9, 2019

Data science isn’t rocket science – so get learning

The days when data science was only available to the brainiest of number-crunchers are behind us, and anyone can take advantage of this accessibility.


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.

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