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South Africa’s Department of Transport announced the implementation of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) Act, which will introduce a new licence points demerit system geared towards imposing stricter penalties for road rule infringements. It’s estimated that between 15 and 20 million fines a year will be issued...
Nedbank South Africa has announced the launch of a series of enhancements to its digital services, including the introduction of a conversational AI-powered chatbot. "In line with its commitment to offer cutting-edge digital banking that adds real value to clients, Nedbank works tirelessly to add new features and services across...
Kasisto is a leading digital experience platform, providing solutions to the finance industry worldwide. The company was founded in 2013 to give financial institutions the power to humanise digital experiences that build valuable relationships. The company provides solutions to facilitate your company's operations, from simple retail transactions to the complex...
Over the past few years, organisations across sectors have embarked on their digital transformation journeys at a moderate pace following industry predictions. The pandemic fast-tracked digital transformation as companies looked to emerging technologies in order to avoid business interruptions and ensure business continuity. The banking sector was no different, digital transformation...
CEO of Tesla and newsmaking tech tycoon Elon Musk says that his automobile manufacturer is working on a humanoid robot to be used in its factories and that the company is likely going to build a prototype "sometime next year." According to The Verge, the humanoid robot will take advantage...
South African retail mainstay Shoprite has revealed that it is testing an automated Checkers concept store that features no cashiers and no till points - effectively "a check-out less store." The concept store is being called 'Checkers Rush', which is billed as a "no queues, no checkout, no waiting" shop...
During the pandemic, South African businesses have put innovation on the backburner and focused on keeping their businesses operational in trying circumstances - it wasn't about growth, it was about survival. Now, however, forward-looking companies are putting strategic growth back on the agenda and one of their priorities will be...
South Africa is believed to be the first country in the world to award a patent to an invention created by an artificial intelligence (AI). Recently, a new interlocking food and beverage container based on fractal geometry has been awarded a patent by SA's Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC)....
Artificial intelligence (AI) technology is a powerful technology, and because of this, it holds great potential for exploitation by cybercriminals. Considering this, the only way that security leaders can stay ahead of bad actors is by gaining a true understanding of how this technology can be weaponised. Then, they can...
Quickloc8, a technology start-up company, is making AI a reality for the taxi industry. The company is partnering with local taxi owners and associations in South Africa, by providing practical and innovative solutions to modernise the industry by allowing it to be a safer, more reliable and competitive transport option. The...
South African Finance Minister Tito Mboweni recently said that communities and businesses are becoming increasingly intolerant of municipalities that can neither deliver basic services nor conduct their administration effectively. With lack of employee capacity being one of the root causes of poor service delivery, Kyle Oosthuizen, COO at Blue...
If you were wondering why Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become a popular topic among digital transformation strategies across the industry spectrum, then you may be missing the boat on the tech world’s latest reason to make your business more profitable and more responsive to your customer base. Vaughn Naidoo, Chief...
Five key tech sectors will explode in usage, expected to enjoy a combined growth of more than 400% over the next five years, according to market reports. These innovation pacesetters – nanotechnology, AI, Digital Twins, genomics and other biotech life sciences – attracted a combined $892.63 billion of investment in...
In the past, most business experts believed that there were simply too many situations, variables, and possibilities for companies to manage to effectively be able to automate their front-office processes and procedures. This was especially true for those processes and procedures that relied on human workers making decisions. Even when...
ESG (environmental, social and governance) data analytics company, Risk Insights, and Instinctif Partners, a strategic communications company, today announced the launch of ESG GPS Nigeria, the country's first AI and machine learning ESG rating tool, developed by Africans for Africa. ESG GPS is based on global standards and bespoke...
Networks Unlimited is applying a 'broken window, broken business' principle when looking at an organisation’s internal cybersecurity posture, in order to have a positive effect on its business processes. The moral of the 'broken window' story, which has been studied by psychologists, is that once a window in a building...
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