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Posts Tagged ‘Artificial Intelligence’

  • Chief Director of Future Production Technologies at the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Ms Ilse Karg

    Skills development is key to Industry 4.0

    December 6, 2018 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

    The Fourth industrial revolution has the potential to disrupt every industry in every country through large-scale automation, adoption of emergent technologies, big data and artificial intelligence. According to Chief Director of Future Production...

  • South Africa gets digital asset trading platform

    South Africa gets digital asset trading platform

    December 6, 2018 • Finance, Southern AfricaComments (0)

    VALR, a digital asset platform has announced plans to launch a new digital asset trading platform in South Africa, leveraging Bittrex’s technology, to offer customers a trading option. Registrations to be part of a limited-access launch open on...

  • These are the tech innovations to get excited about in 2019

    These are the tech innovations to get excited about in 2019

    December 3, 2018 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments (0)

    2018 was incredibly exciting for the technology sector which has seen myriad advancements. These include the fundamentals of artificial intelligence (AI) being established, robots helping around the house and consumer electronic innovations such as TVs that...

  • Internet of Things Artificial Intelligence: The future

    Internet of Things Artificial Intelligence: The future

    November 30, 2018 • Internet of Things, OpinionComments (0)

    A simple gesture. A world built from accessible assets that drive human convenience and interaction. This is the future that’s powered by the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI), two of the planet’s hottest topic trends right now for...

  • Veritas uses AI to predict and prevent downtime

    Veritas uses AI to predict and prevent downtime

    November 17, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Veritas uses AI to predict and prevent downtime

    Veritas Technologies, enterprise data protection and the software-defined storage market, today announced the launch of Veritas Predictive Insights, a new solution that utilizes artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) algorithms to deliver...

  • Dana Eitzen

    How will Automation, AI and IoT shape user experience?

    November 15, 2018 • OpinionComments Off on How will Automation, AI and IoT shape user experience?

    According to Gartner, customer experience (CX) – more than products or solutions – is the new battlefront for business, with 81% of marketers saying that by 2020 they expect to be competing mostly or completely on the basis of CX. However, with...

  • dge computing will address the connectivity of billions of devices across widespread locations.

    Edge computing will come of age in 2019

    November 13, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Edge computing will come of age in 2019

    Christian Mahncke, Enterprise Business Development at Routed, Africa’s only vendor neutral cloud infrastructure provider, says that disruption will continue to dominate the technology landscape as 2019 approaches. Supporting Gartner’s predictions, Mahncke...

  • The ethics of Artificial Intelligence

    The ethics of Artificial Intelligence

    November 13, 2018 • General, OpinionComments Off on The ethics of Artificial Intelligence

    Mention the words ‘Artificial Intelligence’ around your family dinner table and talk inevitably turns to a Terminator-like future, where machines become our masters and quantum-computers dictate our lives. Many people still think of AI as a...

  • Populating your organisation in the face of rapidly-advancing technology

    Populating your organisation in the face of rapidly-advancing technology

    November 8, 2018 • General, OpinionComments Off on Populating your organisation in the face of rapidly-advancing technology

    Society is currently experiencing the beginnings of a revolution that will fundamentally change the way we in South Africa live, work and relate to one another. Driven by technology, this transformation presents diverse and fascinating challenges – as...

  • Gartner Symposium

    Gartner identifies the Human Touch as the strongest element in AI

    November 7, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner identifies the Human Touch as the strongest element in AI

    CIOs need to prepare workers for a future in which people do more creative and impactful work because they no longer have to perform many routine and repetitive tasks, according to Gartner, Inc. People and machines are entering a new era of...

  • Oracle announced the opening of an Innovation hub in Johannesburg, a first for Oracle in Africa.

    Oracle accelerates digital transformation in South Africa with new innovation hub

    November 7, 2018 • Company News, StartupsComments Off on Oracle accelerates digital transformation in South Africa with new innovation hub

    Reinforcing its commitment to South Africa, Oracle today announced the opening of an Innovation Hub in Johannesburg, a first for Oracle in Africa that will help drive the adoption of emerging technologies across the country’s corporates, public sector...

  • How effective business solutions can help African distribution companies to grow

    How emerging technologies are shaping the future of construction

    November 5, 2018 • OpinionComments Off on How emerging technologies are shaping the future of construction

    With a boom in hotel construction, major infrastructure projects underway, and good GDP growth in many countries, the construction sector in sub-Saharan Africa offers several bright prospects. A report from GlobalData forecasts that sub-Saharan Africa will...

  • Artificial intelligence: Making your home a smart home

    Artificial intelligence: Making your home a smart home

    November 1, 2018 • General, OpinionComments Off on Artificial intelligence: Making your home a smart home

    The term ‘artificial intelligence’ has been dominating headlines and conversations. It is the technology that’s about to change the way the working world works. The technology with the ability to streamline processes, cut costs and transform business...

  • AI need not steal your finance job

    AI need not steal your finance job

    October 30, 2018 • Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on AI need not steal your finance job

    Job loss is one of the biggest issues related to artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, neural networks, deep learning, and robots. People routinely fear that companies will automate using these areas of technology to become more efficient, boost...

  • AI is not the new kid on the block and it’s here to stay!

    AI is not the new kid on the block and it’s here to stay!

    October 30, 2018 • General, OpinionComments Off on AI is not the new kid on the block and it’s here to stay!

    Artificial intelligence (AI) seems to be the new kid on the block. Everybody is talking about it, and there is a flood of IT products that feature some variety of AI, from machine learning (ML) algorithms to neural networks and deep learning. In this...

  • NetApp Data Fabric enables businesses to drive competitive advantage with AI

    NetApp Data Fabric enables businesses to drive competitive advantage with AI

    October 30, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on NetApp Data Fabric enables businesses to drive competitive advantage with AI

    NetApp, the data authority for hybrid cloud, announced ONTAP 9.5, MAX Data, StorageGRID SG6060, NetApp Solution Support for FlexPod, and Flash Performance Guarantee. These new data services and solutions further extend the NetApp Data Fabric across edge,...