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Posts Tagged ‘automation’

  • Why the FinTech sector above all others must embrace hyper-availability

    A customer-centric approach to hyper-availability

    July 28, 2018 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on A customer-centric approach to hyper-availability

    South African businesses are increasingly leveraging data to deliver a better customer experience and differentiate their offerings from competitors. For example, one local bank lets a person open an account simply by taking a selfie. The mining sector is...

  • Could blockchain be the next big thing in gaming?

    South Africa poised to adopt intelligent process automation

    July 21, 2018 • General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa poised to adopt intelligent process automation

    Business process management (BPM), robotic process automation (RPA), intelligent process automation (IPA) – each represents a giant step forward for enterprise operations in terms of automation. South African businesses are moving slowly, however, now is...

  • The impact of digital disruption on ICT companies

    T-Systems to deliver digital transformation insights at upcoming DTC 2018

    July 19, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Events, General, SponsoredComments Off on T-Systems to deliver digital transformation insights at upcoming DTC 2018

    Leading Managed Services and Digital Transformation solutions service provider, T-Systems South Africa, has announced that they will be a Gold sponsor at the upcoming Digital Transformation Congress (DTC) 2018 hosted by IT News Africa. The event, set to take...

  • Five tips to avoid the pitfalls of the robotic automation hype

    Fend off DDoS attacks with greater AI and automation

    July 16, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Fend off DDoS attacks with greater AI and automation

    When every second counts, you need to make your response to a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack fast and decisive. A recent paper from NETSCOUT Arbor, which specialises in advanced DDoS protection solutions, clarifies how AI and automation can help...

  • SA must embrace emerging technologies to unleash manufacturing potential

    SA must embrace emerging technologies to unleash manufacturing potential

    June 25, 2018 • General, Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on SA must embrace emerging technologies to unleash manufacturing potential

    South Africa’s manufacturing sector is capable of thriving, but only if it adopts Fourth Industrial Revolution Technologies such as 3D Printing, Advanced Robotics and cognitive automation, Artificial Intelligence and IoT. That’s the stark warning Schalk...

  • SADC finance professionals adopting automation to promote financial transparency and effectiveness

    SADC finance professionals adopting automation to promote transparency

    June 20, 2018 • Finance, Southern AfricaComments Off on SADC finance professionals adopting automation to promote transparency

    As the compliance agenda gains traction across Africa, the finance professionals of Central-Southern Africa are displaying a hunger to adopt automation as a way to deliver the kind of efficient and transparent services their clients increasingly demand....

  • How automation can help corporate finance in West Africa

    How automation can help corporate finance in West Africa

    June 18, 2018 • Finance, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on How automation can help corporate finance in West Africa

    The recent announcement by the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) that listed companies would have to submit financial reports four times a year, rather than annually, marks a significant milestone in the region’s drive to prime its economy for international...

  • Making a case for automation platforms to enable digitalisation

    Making a case for automation platforms to enable digitalisation

    June 9, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Making a case for automation platforms to enable digitalisation

    Most executives agree the IT landscape is changing dramatically and if it is, they argue, then how are they supposed to automate what’s in a state of flux? That’s just a recipe to waste time and money by redoing all your hard work in the near...

  • Automation to drive creativity and collaboration in the office of the future

    Automation to drive creativity and collaboration in the office of the future

    June 5, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Automation to drive creativity and collaboration in the office of the future

    Over the past decade, the office environment has evolved with rapid advancements in automation, the Internet of Things (IoT) and voice activation which are all set to play a bigger role in future ways of working. “How we interface with devices in the...

  • How Industry 4.0 is affecting sustainability across sectors

    May 11, 2018 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on How Industry 4.0 is affecting sustainability across sectors

    Every industry – manufacturing, transport, agriculture, education – is being disrupted and transformed beyond recognition by Industry 4.0. “Industry 4.0, through automation, integration systems, data collection and data analysis, can help to inform...

  • Five key areas where AI and Automation could most impact your business

    Five key areas where AI and Automation could most impact your business

    April 28, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Five key areas where AI and Automation could most impact your business

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is quickly finding a place at the heart of the enterprise, with it set to affect 25 percent of technology spend going forward, according to Accenture. Enabling better-informed decisions by augmenting human intelligence with...

  • These are the tech innovations to get excited about in 2019

    There’s one thing machines can’t do better than us

    April 24, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on There’s one thing machines can’t do better than us

    Most of the casualties will be repetitive manufacturing tasks and those considered dangerous for humans to perform. Robots can do these jobs faster and with greater precision, than humans could ever hope to, leading to higher productivity and lower costs –...

  • CoGrammar launches free IT Careers Program

    Siemens to accelerate digitalisation skills across Africa

    March 28, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Siemens to accelerate digitalisation skills across Africa

    The Fourth Industrial Revolution is having a disruptive effect on economies and the development of digital skills is vital. There is an opportunity, especially in Africa, to embrace new and exponential technologies combined with human talent to accelerate...

  • Reimagining retail

    4 reasons why your company should embrace desktop automation

    March 20, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on 4 reasons why your company should embrace desktop automation

    According to Ofra Strauss, the only way to maintain profitability is to meet the needs of customers. While this is an undeniable truth, the ways in which you go about doing this are complex. Your customers may not care how you go about meeting their needs –...

  • Automation on the back of digitalisation is this year's biggest trend

    Automation on the back of digitalisation is this year’s biggest trend

    March 15, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Automation on the back of digitalisation is this year’s biggest trend

    The biggest trend in enterprise software in 2018 is automation, due to digitalisation, and it’s causing some difficulty for enterprises that haven’t perceived of a world where software, not employees, is the new customer interface. It’s not difficult...