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.
Securing SA’s information into the fourth industrial revolution
Linda Khumalo, founder of SafeCyberLife, calls for South Africans to begin adopting the culture of information security, starting at home.
President side-lines ICT expertise on advisory team
Analysts criticise president Cyril Ramaphosa’s newly-appointed Economic Advisory Council, saying ICT expertise has been ignored.
SA economy in ‘deep trouble’ amid widening ICT skills gap
There remains a chronic shortage of crucial ICT skills required to propel SA’s economy, despite the hype around the fourth industrial revolution, reveals the latest IITPSA Skills Survey.
Innovative mobile solutions set to enhance life in SA
With 4IR now a reality, MTN is transforming from being a mobile phone company to becoming a multi-purpose digital platform innovator, says Giovanni Chiarelli, Chief Technology and Information Officer at MTN SA.
Jack Ma provides valuable lessons for Africa’s ICT leaders
Jack Ma retired yesterday, leaving the Alibaba building after two decades. Analysts say African entrepreneurs and ICT leaders should emulate his career and vision.
Local 5G adoption will spark innovation in SA, says Ericsson
South Africans have strong entrepreneurial spirit that will be awakened by the adoption of 5G technology, says a senior Ericsson executive.
Industry 4.0 gives Competition Commission headaches
The commission faces the dilemma of how to regulate technological innovations brought by the fourth industrial revolution, without stifling innovation.