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Posts Tagged ‘digital technology’

  • Building a case for data integration in the mining industry

    Digital technology to drive health and safety in mining sector

    October 12, 2017 • Mining & Energy, Top StoriesComments Off on Digital technology to drive health and safety in mining sector

    The Tshimologong Precinct in collaboration with RIIS, will host Mine.D: Zero Harm – a digitally-inspired hackathon from 3-5 November 2017. The hackathon will be focused on Mixed Reality (MR) and the Internet of Things (IoT) within the health and safety...

  • Taking computing to the edge

    Here’s how to uncomplicate the move to the cloud

    September 14, 2017 • Cloud Computing, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on Here’s how to uncomplicate the move to the cloud

    No longer a buzzword, the Cloud has become a hot commodity, and virtually every software vendor is bringing a cloud offering to market if they haven’t yet done so already. Organisations are leaping at the chance to migrate to the cloud based on the many...

  • Tracker launches Maths and Science learning curriculum app

    Virtual Teacher platform launched in South Africa

    September 5, 2017 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Virtual Teacher platform launched in South Africa

    Vodacom and the Eastern Cape Department of Education have launched ‘Virtual Teacher’, a platform that allows teachers to deliver lessons to multiple remote classes. The move follows Vodacom’s Programme for Mobile Devices introduced in the province...

  • SAP partners with the Social Enterprise World Forum to help the social enterprise sector run better and improve peoples' lives.

    SAP trains unemployed graduates

    May 29, 2017 • Education, North Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on SAP trains unemployed graduates

    Following an intense 9-week on-site training program held between the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University in Benguerir and the Rhamna Skills Center, supported by OCP Foundation in Morocco, the 2017 class of the Francophone Africa leg of SAP Africa’s Skills...

  • Digital Financial Inclusion – Why is it important?

    October 14, 2016 • Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Digital Financial Inclusion – Why is it important?

    The world is a growing and dynamic place. Despite the obvious challenges, it is generally becoming a richer and more prosperous place to live in with more people being lifted out of poverty than ever before. For people in low- and middle-income countries,...

  • Samsung Electronics opens fourth Smart School Nigeria

    October 12, 2016 • Education, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Samsung Electronics opens fourth Smart School Nigeria

    Samsung Electronics West Africa opened a Smart School for Teachers in Nigeria at Model Primary School, Elekahia in Rivers State. The project, an initiative between Samsung and Rivers State Government was the fourth of five facilities already launched in...

  • Deon Scheepers

    Digital Tranformation: The key contact centre focus

    December 3, 2015 • Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments Off on Digital Tranformation: The key contact centre focus

    Customer experience is the last source of sustainable differentiation in a battle for the next generation digital consumer, and the only way for contact centres to rise to this challenge is through digital transformation, says Interactive Intelligence. Deon...

  • Collaborative technology solutions are breaking down cultural borders

    July 28, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on Collaborative technology solutions are breaking down cultural borders

    The attraction of high-growth markets is strong, and companies of all sizes are looking to develop in new regions that are full of potential. However the rules of the game have changed. There are regulatory, political, infrastructure and cultural...

  • Cyber Bullying

    How to help victims of online cyberbullying

    July 6, 2015 • Online & Social, SecurityComments Off on How to help victims of online cyberbullying

    Cyberbullying, which is bullying that takes place using digital technology, has become a serious issue including within Africa. The consequences can be serious: children become withdrawn and secretive, their schoolwork suffers and they may become aggressive,...