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  • MWare to exhibit solutions at Education Innovation Summit 2019

    Fortinet announced as gold sponsor of Education Innovation Summit 2019

    May 27, 2019 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Fortinet announced as gold sponsor of Education Innovation Summit 2019

      Fortinet has been announced as a gold sponsor for this year’s Education Innovation Summit.  The 4th Education Innovation Summit will be taking place on the 29th May 2019 at The Hilton Hotel Sandton. The Summit is where local and international...

  • The key difference between Artificial intelligence vs automation

    The key difference between Artificial intelligence vs automation

    May 6, 2019 • Artificial IntelligenceComments Off on The key difference between Artificial intelligence vs automation

    AI is often confused with automation, yet the two are fundamentally different. The key difference is that AI mimics human intelligence decisions and actions, while automation focuses on streamlining repetitive, instructive tasks according to Dr Mark Nasila,...

  • 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...

  • Economics of the fourth industrial revolution

    Economics of the fourth industrial revolution

    March 11, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Economics of the fourth industrial revolution

    The first industrial revolution spurred on by the textile industry in Britain, brought about new economic dynamics. New industries, new business models, new revenue streams, new labour patterns, and more. Three hundred years later, the fourth industrial...

  • The ‘AI effect’ in daily lives will continue in 2019

    The ‘AI effect’ in daily lives will continue in 2019

    January 22, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, General, Southern AfricaComments Off on The ‘AI effect’ in daily lives will continue in 2019

    The role and impact of AI made headlines last year, and this was most notable during major shopping dates. The Far East’s 24-hour shopping extravaganza saw Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba clock up a record US$31 billion in sales.1 It’s estimated...

  • Tomorrow's intelligent enterprise will be built on interconnected systems

    Tomorrow’s intelligent enterprise will be built on interconnected systems

    January 10, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on Tomorrow’s intelligent enterprise will be built on interconnected systems

    The world of enterprise IT is experiencing a seismic shift that is both technical and cultural, according to a new report on “Future Systems” from Accenture. Companies need systems that are boundaryless, adaptable and radically human to thrive in...

  • How automation can create value for people without destroying jobs

    How automation can create value for people without destroying jobs

    December 3, 2018 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on How automation can create value for people without destroying jobs

    The growing maturity of intelligent automation technologies offers financial services companies an opportunity to drive more value for their customers and employees – and without the widescale destruction of jobs many people fear will accompany the rise of...

  • 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...

  • The continuing evolution of Internet of Things (IoT) technology is redefining the world in which we live and the ways we interact with that technology. It is now possible for systems to control power, security and HVAC in offices and homes.

    Run your home remotely with IoT

    November 22, 2018 • Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on Run your home remotely with IoT

    The continuing evolution of Internet of Things (IoT) technology is redefining the world in which we live and the ways we interact with that technology. It is now possible for systems to control power, security and HVAC in offices and homes. “Today’s...

  • 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...

  • Deloitte reveals that South Africans are open to use and pay for automated financial advice

    Deloitte reveals that South Africans are open to use and pay for automated financial advice

    November 8, 2018 • Finance, Southern AfricaComments Off on Deloitte reveals that South Africans are open to use and pay for automated financial advice

    As many South African households struggle to “get by” financially and live from pay cheque to pay cheque, they often experience high levels of financial stress. While stress levels are the highest among low-income earners, more than a quarter of...

  • Ranjoy Nag, Sales Head – Cloud & Infrastructure Services for Africa,

    The Service Desk: a launchpad for automation

    October 16, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on The Service Desk: a launchpad for automation

    Transformation has been a trending word for a while, as businesses across the globe incorporate their own interpretation of the word into their businesses. Digital transformation, in particular, continues to be a topic prioritised in many boardrooms. However,...

  • Supply chain faces automation disruption

    Supply chain faces automation disruption

    October 7, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on Supply chain faces automation disruption

    Even though automation can enable warehouses to support the same-day and next-day delivery expectations of customers, companies first need to have complete visibility of how their existing supply chain is structured. After all, they cannot embrace future...

  • Automation testing skills define the future

    Automation testing skills define the future

    October 2, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Automation testing skills define the future

    In 2016, the global test automation market was valued at around $US16 billion. In a study done by Zion Market Research, the company also predicted that this market will reach $US55 billion by 2022 with a CAGR of just over 23% from 2017. Driven by digital...

  • Veritas uses AI to predict and prevent downtime

    FICO makes artificial intelligence explainable with its analytics workbench

    September 28, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, Top StoriesComments Off on FICO makes artificial intelligence explainable with its analytics workbench

    Analytics firm FICO has announced the latest version of FICO Analytics Workbench, a cloud-based advanced analytics development environment that empowers business users and data scientists with sophisticated, yet easy-to-use, data exploration, visual data...

  • Better life decisions with AI

    Better life decisions with AI

    September 26, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Better life decisions with AI

    When you think about artificial intelligence and how it will impact our daily life, what are the images you conjure up? Intelligent robot companions that clean and cook and keep you company? A disembodied voice that controls your car, home, TV and your life?...