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Posts Tagged ‘Machine learning’

  • 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...

  • South African cloud adoption curve increases its trajectory

    South African cloud adoption curve increases its trajectory

    October 26, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South African cloud adoption curve increases its trajectory

    The cloud adoption curve should plateau in South Africa, according to Andrew Cruise, managing director, Routed, a vendor-neutral cloud infrastructure provider. As a result of the rapid digital transformation taking place, cloud engagement is on the increase...

  • Robin Njiru, Director: General Business at SAP East Africa

    Kenya: Using intelligent technologies to connect with citizens

    October 23, 2018 • East Africa, Mining & Energy, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: Using intelligent technologies to connect with citizens

    Public sector companies are not immune to the forces that are reshaping organisations and industry sectors around the world. These exponential forces put pressure on public sector organisations to rethink the way they operate to meet the dynamic needs of...

  • Machine Learning and ITSM: Helping Help Desks

    Machine Learning and ITSM: Helping Help Desks

    October 19, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Machine Learning and ITSM: Helping Help Desks

    The field of machine learning is quite a hot topic. We know that this type of artificial intelligence (AI) provides computers with the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed. For people like me who need it in simpler terms, machine...

  • Niral Patel, MD and Technology Leader for Oracle South Africa

    The Autonomous Revolution: here to help, not replace

    October 10, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on The Autonomous Revolution: here to help, not replace

    The arrival of any new technology that promises to change the way we do things has always created curiosity and some anxiety in society; think of the introduction of machines during the Industrial Revolution. In today’s world, we are seeing the dramatic...

  • Synthesis Software Technologies harnesses Al for Absa rebrand

    Synthesis Software Technologies harnesses Al for Absa rebrand

    October 4, 2018 • Software, Southern AfricaComments Off on Synthesis Software Technologies harnesses Al for Absa rebrand

    When Barclays announced that it would separate from the Absa group, Absa’s brand team got busy. With a limited period to identify and remove all Barclays logos and mentions from key documentation, websites, contracts, database structures, marketing, and...

  • How AI, machine learning boost cyber security

    How AI, machine learning boost cyber security

    October 3, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on How AI, machine learning boost cyber security

    The last few years have seen a massive rise in the number of data breaches affecting major organisations. Alongside this, security challenges are changing fast. Pimply hackers in basements have morphed into sophisticated criminal networks, and viruses have...

  • Thoughtonomy, DigiBlu partner to deliver Intelligent Automation SaaS solution

    Thoughtonomy, DigiBlu partner to deliver Intelligent Automation SaaS solution

    October 2, 2018 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Thoughtonomy, DigiBlu partner to deliver Intelligent Automation SaaS solution

    DigiBlu and Thoughtonomy have signed a partnership to deliver the first SaaS based Intelligent Automation solution in Africa. Organisations across Africa are now able to benefit from Thoughtonomy’s Virtual Workforce® platform, along with DigiBlu’s...

  • Startup shows how AI gives businesses the competitive advantage

    How AI gives businesses the competitive advantage

    September 27, 2018 • Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on How AI gives businesses the competitive advantage

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionising the way business leaders address age-old problems. Not solely the for the world’s leading technology companies anymore, AI solutions that are accessible and cost-effective can be implemented to sustainably...

  • Amit Sanyal, VP & Executive Head, Consumer Value Solutions, Comviva

    Comviva unveils foray into banking CVM with machine learning & AI platform

    September 26, 2018 • FinanceComments Off on Comviva unveils foray into banking CVM with machine learning & AI platform

    Comviva announced its foray into banking customer value management (CVM) by entering into a new partnership with Number Theory, an Artificial Intelligence and Enterprise Data Management firm. The partnership allows Comviva to enhance its MobiLytix Real Time...

  • Encouraging South African Youth to Play Active Role in 4IR Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Innovation

    Robotics play an active role in 4th Industrial Revolution

    September 24, 2018 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Robotics play an active role in 4th Industrial Revolution

    Paramount Group, an African-based global defence and aerospace business, proudly announces the launch of an excitingly-new annual robotics competition entitled ‘Parabotics’, a contest (commencing in January, with finals scheduled for December)...

  • IT News Africa: Most read articles of the week

    IT News Africa: Most read articles of the week

    September 23, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Most read articles of the week

    It’s been another insightful week in the world of technology. The annual Gartner Symposium ITXPO kicked off at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on Monday, 17 September 2018 which unpacked an array of topics including data & analytics,...

  • Machines learning to speak as we do

    Machines learning to speak as we do

    September 19, 2018 • Cloud Computing, General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Machines learning to speak as we do

    The fact that machine learning (ML) services are now available through AWS has led to a shift in the capabilities that developers can offer their clients with regards to natural language processing (NLP) and the cloud services they inform. Machine learning is...

  • Research Director and author of Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, Mike Harris

    Mike Harris delivers opening keynote at Gartner Symposium ITXPO 2018

    September 17, 2018 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Mike Harris delivers opening keynote at Gartner Symposium ITXPO 2018

    The annual Gartner Symposium ITXPO kicked off at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on Monday, 17 September 2018. The three-day conference is set to bring Africa’s leading CIOs and senior IT executives together in Cape Town to discuss key topics...

  • Comstor Southern Africa offers SolarWinds to resellers in South Africa

    Email hackers defeated by AI

    September 17, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Email hackers defeated by AI

    Email is a regular method of attack for the cybercriminal because it is the easiest and most successful way to spread high-risk threats. This makes it one of the most popular vectors in a hacker’s arsenal. The thing with hacking an email account is that the...