These are the highlights of Dr Mark Nasila's talk at the SingularityU South Africa 2020 Summit.
1 day ago
Apart from the obvious impact of months of lockdown on business turnover and profitability, one of the biggest challenges that faced organisations during the first few months of Covid-19 was a complete lack of data.
Dr Yudhvir Seetharam 1 day ago
Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory.
Bizcommunity.com 1 day ago
Were we not all inspired by the promise? Freshly motivated by every speaker at a business conference or a writer of a thought-leadership piece who highlighted the untapped potential in your data. Many a C-Suite decision-maker, resolved to leverage this newfound power and start driving it within their own organisation. For a decade, we've been hearing things like: "Data is the new oil!", "we'll make marketing and IT work together!", "we'll build dashboards and put them in reception!"...
Paul Geary 1 day ago
Suffering a loss of over R68bn, the hospitality industry was annihilated by the inability to trade in the early stages of the lockdown, and while the easing of restrictions has shown an improvement of trade in the accommodation sectors, those who have survived remain cautious about the status quo.
22 Oct 2020
JSE-listed retail group TFG is realising the positive impact of a clearly defined digital strategy and R500m investment into its digital transformation, with the roll-out of invaluable retail technologies, despite the upheaval of Covid-19.
22 Oct 2020
As we move towards a post-pandemic world of work, the traditional workplace model will shift to embrace an emergent hybrid workforce of office-based and remote workers.
Garsen Naidu 22 Oct 2020
The public transport sector needs to embrace technology in order to meet its users' needs better and ensure more streamlined integration of services. From tracking and GPS to smartphone payment and rating systems, a lot of efficiency can be introduced into the sector. "The fusion of new technology and people-focused design will lead to integrated, connected, greener, safer and more inclusive transport or mobility."
22 Oct 2020
Think you have what it takes to be a software developer or programmer? Applications are now open for the 2021 WeThinkCode_ full-time, fully-sponsored two-year programming course. Three hundred places are available for the NQF-5 course, to be held at WeThinkCode_ campuses in Johannesburg and Cape Town.
22 Oct 2020
The statistics that hover uncertainly around Africa are not ones that should make the continent proud. The World Bank has estimated that Africa could potentially hold 90% of the global poor population by 2030 and has recently cut its economic growth predictions to between -2.1 and -5.1 in 2020 from the 2.4% of 2019.
Murray Gardiner 22 Oct 2020
Nettrade Programmatic, the independent specialists in the programmatic discipline, are proud to announce that they've successfully been awarded their certification for Google's Data Studio product.
Nettrade Programmatic 21 Oct 2020
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has many possible applications for business, and can deliver significant benefit and competitive advantage, if it is successfully applied. Once businesses have a well-defined use case and appropriate application in their business, careful implementation planning is required.
Harkrishan Singh 21 Oct 2020