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 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 together various stakeholders from government, academia, industry and civil society to share experiences...

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Robotic process automation to reach $1.3 billion in 2019

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)....

Your future doctor may be a robot – this is the rise of AI in medicine

February 12, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, HealthcareComments Off on Your future doctor may be a robot – this is the rise of AI in medicine

A new kind of doctor has entered the exam room, but doesn’t have a name. In fact, these doctors don’t even have faces. Artificial intelligence has made its way into hospitals around the world. However, according to an NHS report on the pending...

Artificial Intelligence: A CIO’s guide to AI’s promises and risks

February 12, 2019 • Artificial IntelligenceComments Off on Artificial Intelligence: A CIO’s guide to AI’s promises and risks

Machine learning and AI are becoming necessary in today’s complicated IT environment, causing CIOs to figure out how to use them so IT pros and business both benefit. A chatbot that answers consumers’ questions and directs them to the appropriate...

Top 5 Industries to benefit from AI

February 7, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 5 Industries to benefit from AI

The mention of the words Artificial Intelligence (AI) conjures up science fiction-like images in the minds of many people, but it is becoming a very real part of day to day life without us even realising it. AI is and has been making a lasting impression on a...

South Africa: AWS launches innovative Pop Up Loft in Johannesburg

Amazon defends facial recognition tool

February 6, 2019 • Artificial IntelligenceComments Off on Amazon defends facial recognition tool

As with many new technologies, there’s currently a lot of speculation surrounding the application of facial recognition capabilities, such as Amazon Rekognition. The e-Commerce platform, has defended its facial-recognition tool, Rekognition, against...

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

Cortex Logic secures investment to grow business beyond Africa

February 5, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on Cortex Logic secures investment to grow business beyond Africa

South African based Artificial Intelligence Software & Solutions provider Cortex Logic secures growth investment to expand its reach to new clients in Europe & USA. Cortex Logic is an African Artificial Intelligence (AI) software and solutions company...