Is South Africa ready for the fourth industrial revolution?
SA, and possibly Cape Town in particular, can become Africa's Silicon Valley, but we need to create an eco-system of support for all internet of things start-ups.
In the thick of the opportunity revolution
The fourth industrial revolution is characterised by a fusion of tech that is blurring the lines between the physical, digital and biological, creating endless possibilities.
Silicon Valley stalwarts identify start-up CIRT as potential unicorn
SA’s Consumption Information Real Time is seen as a potential unicorn by Gary Fowler and Derek Distenfield of GSD Venture Studios.
Key lessons for companies embarking on digital transformation
Digital transformation is not a silver bullet, as it is a fact that few digital initiatives will result in a 10x factor of change − contrary to the claims of some consultants.
Tech start-up scores multimillion-rand funding from E Squared
Consumption Information Real Time seals its first seed funding agreement with impact investor E Squared, with the funds to be used to scale up operations.
Microsoft teams up with local IOT start-up in global deal
The multiyear strategic alliance will foster digital acceleration for industries worldwide, say CIRT and Microsoft.
CIRT, AB InBev take IOT refrigerator solution to Barcelona
AB InBev’s IOT pilot project for its refrigerators receives international recognition and will be on show later this month in Barcelona.