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Girls-only AI bootcamp to address the systematic exclusion of youth

March 30, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Girls-only AI bootcamp to address the systematic exclusion of youth

Furthering its commitment to driving education in South Africa, Microsoft has partnered with AI in Townships to realise the DigiGirlz initiative which aims to help talented youth reach their full potential and become the leaders of tomorrow by equipping them with critical skills in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Gugu Motlante...

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Top 10 strategic technologies impacting higher education in 2019

March 27, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 strategic technologies impacting higher education in 2019

Gartner, Inc. has identified the top 10 strategic technologies impacting higher education in 2019. Gartner highlighted the technologies that higher education CIOs should have on their radar this year, especially as they look to enhance their competitive...

Automation Anywhere expands operations to Africa

March 27, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on Automation Anywhere expands operations to Africa

Automation Anywhere, specialists in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), announced the expansion of its operations in Africa and (Rest of the World) ROW countries, with plans to open an office in Johannesburg. To lead the company’s expansion, Sriram...

Cortex Group launches Africa’s first AI-Only focused VC

AI tech start-up, Cortex Logic, expands team

March 25, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, PeopleComments Off on AI tech start-up, Cortex Logic, expands team

South African based Artificial Intelligence Software & Solutions provider Cortex Logic is joined by Chief Operating Officer Mr Jacques De Kock as the company expands its team at new HQ Offices in Cape Town. Cortex Logic is an African Artificial...

Oracle adds AI capabilities for financial controls

Oracle adds AI capabilities to increase ERP Cloud’s market lead

March 24, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, FinanceComments Off on Oracle adds AI capabilities to increase ERP Cloud’s market lead

Oracle has extended the artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities within Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud and Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Cloud. The latest machine learning-based innovations include an expense reporting...

 Microsoft launches its South African Policy Innovation Centre

Microsoft launches Policy Innovation Centre in South Africa

March 22, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Education, Features, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft launches Policy Innovation Centre in South Africa

Having recently opened data-centres in Johannesburg and Cape Town, Microsoft has now officially launched its second Policy Innovation Centre (PIC) in Africa at the University of Pretoria. The PICs are state-of-the-art physical centre designed to bring...

AI will take over 80 per cent of today's Project Management tasks-Gartner

AI will take over 80 per cent of today’s Project Management tasks-Gartner

March 21, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Top StoriesComments Off on AI will take over 80 per cent of today’s Project Management tasks-Gartner

By 2030, 80 per cent of the work of today’s project management (PM) discipline will be eliminated as artificial intelligence (AI) takes on traditional PM functions such as data collection, tracking and reporting, according to Gartner, Inc. “AI is...

Ericsson, UNESCO scale up skill development in AI for youth

Ericsson, UNESCO scale up skill development in AI for youth

March 15, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Ericsson, UNESCO scale up skill development in AI for youth

Ericsson and UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) have formed a new partnership to educate and empower the youth, with the development of a new digital skill learning program that has specific emphasis on scaling up...

Cortex Logic CEO awarded AI Leader Of The Year

March 13, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, People, StartupsComments Off on Cortex Logic CEO awarded AI Leader Of The Year

South African based Artificial Intelligence Software & Solutions veteran and founder of Cortex Logic, awarded premium accolade at Africa’s Tech Week event, underlying a life dedicated to AI and Data Science Innovation. Dr Ludik is an African based...

75% of large organisations will hire AI behaviour forensic experts by 2023-Gartner

Intelligent automation unlocks a myriad of opportunities for business of all sizes

March 12, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on Intelligent automation unlocks a myriad of opportunities for business of all sizes

The hysteria two decades ago surrounding the millennium bug, Y2K, highlights how since then business and people – both from personal and work standpoint – have changed their views and interactions with technology. While in the past, technology was largely...

Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation opens up technology hub in South Africa

March 11, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation opens up technology hub in South Africa

Artificial Intelligence (AI) for example, has become a major contributor to the success of some of the biggest businesses in the world. The technology has been in development since 2013 and it’s revolutionising the way we live, travel and do business. When...

Openwave Mobility unveils Machine Learning technology for mobile operators

Openwave Mobility unveils machine learning technology for mobile operators

February 25, 2019 • Artificial IntelligenceComments Off on Openwave Mobility unveils machine learning technology for mobile operators

  Openwave Mobility launched the Radio Access Network – Congestion Manager (RCM) for mobile operators to cut the number of congested cells by 20 percent and deliver outstanding video Quality of Experience (QoE) for subscribers. The significant...

Why visibility into your IT ecosystem can put you ahead of competitors

Top 10 data and analytics technology trends to look out for – Gartner

February 18, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on Top 10 data and analytics technology trends to look out for – Gartner

Augmented analytics, continuous intelligence and explainable artificial intelligence (AI) are among the top trends in data and analytics technology that have significant disruptive potential over the next three to five years, according to Gartner, Inc....

IAB SA partners Meltwater, Radisson Hotel Group to launch insight series

February 18, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Events, Southern AfricaComments Off on IAB SA partners Meltwater, Radisson Hotel Group to launch insight series

The IAB SA has launched an exciting new series of strategically aligned events for the digital industry. Held in partnership with Meltwater and The Radisson Hotel Group, the series will give the industry smart, actionable and meaningful insights to make...

Artificial Intelligence trends that no one is talking about

Five Misconceptions about Artificial Intelligence – Gartner

February 14, 2019 • Artificial IntelligenceComments Off on Five Misconceptions about Artificial Intelligence – Gartner

IT and business leaders are often confused about what artificial intelligence (AI) can do for their organisations and are challenged by several AI misconceptions. Gartner, Inc. said IT and business leaders developing AI projects must separate reality from...

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Blockchain, AR and VR highlighted as emerging ICT trends

February 13, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on Blockchain, AR and VR highlighted as emerging ICT trends

2018 saw spectrum release discussions for a faster LTE network, increasing communication reach in rural areas and enterprises across industries embracing innovative technologies such as Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI)....