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Posts Tagged ‘AI’

  • Organisational growth requires a tangible plan

    Driving business success through intelligent automation

    November 27, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Driving business success through intelligent automation

    Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a part of our everyday conversation and lives. It is used when talking about smart and autonomous cars, in digital personal assistants like Siri and Alexa, and in video games. When it comes to incorporating AI into...

  • Google's Duplex AI starts rolling out to Pixel phones

    Google’s Duplex AI starts rolling out to Pixel phones

    November 25, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Google’s Duplex AI starts rolling out to Pixel phones

    In May 2018, at the Google I/O developer conference Google announced the Google Duplex – a new technology feature behind, Google’s assistant. Ever since, users have been anticipating the roll out of the Google Duplex-powered calls. As Google already...

  • Huawei Honor 8x finally arrives in South Africa

    November 23, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei Honor 8x finally arrives in South Africa

    Earlier this year, Honor, the smartphone e-brand of the Huawei Group, has made its debut in the South African market with the launch of two new smartphones. This week, the company unveiled it’s 8x flagship and announced its intention to become one of...

  • Forcepoint Cybersecurity Predictions for 2019

    Forcepoint Cybersecurity Predictions for 2019

    November 23, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Forcepoint Cybersecurity Predictions for 2019

    Today we announce the release of our 2019 #Cybersecurity Predictions Report! This year’s report includes insights about #AI, cyber cold warfare, and where cyber professionals expect risks to increase in general. Read the full report:...

  • Kethan Parbhoo, Chief Operations and Marketing Officer, Microsoft SA

    The time is now for mixed reality in the modern workplace

    November 21, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on The time is now for mixed reality in the modern workplace

    Modern technologies like cloud, Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning and mixed reality are impacting every industry and every company in South Africa and across the globe. Companies need to innovate to stay ahead of emerging trends, take advantage...

  • Debbie Wall, VP Sage Foundation, Josina Machel, Speaker & activist for violence against women, Kriti Sharma, AI lead at Sage & founder of AI for Good, Joanne van der Walt, Global Director Sage Foundation Promo

    AI digital solution aims to support domestic violence victims in South Africa

    November 19, 2018 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on AI digital solution aims to support domestic violence victims in South Africa

    Sage Foundation has partnered with AI for Good and Soul City Institute for Social Justice to launch rAInbow, an artificial intelligence (AI) powered smart companion to support victims of domestic violence. The smart companion was developed following research...

  • Huawei launches AI integrated cloud in South Africa

    November 16, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei launches AI integrated cloud in South Africa

    At the recent AfricaCom 2018, cloud-computing services of Huawei, announced the launch of the first AI-integrated public cloud offering for Africa. Huawei Cloud South Africa region will start providing cloud services at the end of this year, allowing...

  • Dana Eitzen

    How will Automation, AI and IoT shape user experience?

    November 15, 2018 • FeaturesComments 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...

  • 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...

  • Embracing AI in Africa is crucial

    It’s time to exploit AI’s long-term potentials

    October 26, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on It’s time to exploit AI’s long-term potentials

    In 2018, cars are commonplace, but it took 250 years for the automobile to develop from an idea to the car-oriented life we lead today. The world had to be moulded around it first. Artificial intelligence (AI) is developing in a similar vein. The idea...

  • Joseph Kanyua, Head of Innovation & Customer Experience Solutions at SAP East Africa

    AI as a government tool to accelerate manufacturing sector growth

    October 24, 2018 • East AfricaComments Off on AI as a government tool to accelerate manufacturing sector growth

    As exciting as the emergence of accessible and powerful artificial intelligence may be. There’s no single other exponential technology causing as much uncertainty among governments, businesses, and citizens. While many advanced economies have embraced...

  • MEC of Health in the Freestate, Montsheng Tsiu, is set to deliver a keynote at the annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa

    HISA2018 leads digital healthcare conversation

    October 17, 2018 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on HISA2018 leads digital healthcare conversation

    The Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2018 kicked off at the Gallagher Convention Centre on October 17, 2018 with its 4th successful year running. Each year, healthcare and technology influencers gather for two days of networking, lively intellectual...

  • Embracing AI in Africa is crucial

    Achieving better patient outcomes with artificial intelligence

    October 15, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Achieving better patient outcomes with artificial intelligence

    Nurse Florence Nightingale may be most well-known as the British Army’s lady with the lamp, assiduously conducting night rounds and attending to the wounded by candle light. But by demonstrating the link between poor sanitary conditions and high mortality...

  • Veritas uses AI to predict and prevent downtime

    Gartner survey finds 70 per cent of AI projects in Digital Commerce are successful

    October 12, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Gartner survey finds 70 per cent of AI projects in Digital Commerce are successful

    Use of artificial intelligence (AI) in digital commerce is generally considered a success, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc. About 70 per cent of digital commerce organisations surveyed report that their AI projects are very or extremely successful....

  • 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...

  • Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2018 , is set to take place at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, South Africa

    HISA2018 set to lead digital healthcare conversation

    October 10, 2018 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on HISA2018 set to lead digital healthcare conversation

    With evident success over the years, the 4th edition of the Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (HISA2018) – slated for 17 & 18 October 2018 in Johannesburg – promises to be the biggest to date; bringing together industry leaders and...