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New technologies key to transforming SA's agriculture sector
New technologies key to transforming SA's agriculture sectorArticle

"If South African agriculture loses its competitiveness, this will ultimately lead to even more job losses and an increase in the price of food for consumers."

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4IR and the SA education systemArticle

The Fourth Industrial Revolution offers opportunities for countries to advance their economic prospects through innovative technology that drive growth. South Africa is part of this change...

Ramukumba Khathu 16 Jul 2019

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Post-school education for allArticle

If everything goes according to plan, students from all district municipalities will have access to post-school training institutions...

15 Jul 2019

We need a gear shift to support our youth and their future marketplace opportunities
We need a gear shift to support our youth and their future marketplace opportunitiesArticle

With South Africa's unemployment rate reaching 27.6% in the first quarter of 2019, worryingly approaching a 15-year high, it is important for corporate South Africa to assist in creating a pool of skills that will not only address today's workforce requirements, but those of tomorrow...

Dineo Molefe 11 Jul 2019

Vizeum SA was a service provider to 4IRSA Digital Economy Summit 2019 Business
Vizeum SA was a service provider to 4IRSA Digital Economy Summit 2019 BusinessArticle

Last week, Vizeum was appointed as a media service provider for the 4IRSA Digital Economy Summit that took place on 5 July in Johannesburg...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 8 Jul 2019

Embrace 4IR to address poverty, inequality and unemployment
Embrace 4IR to address poverty, inequality and unemploymentArticle

Our nation is forging a digital compact that is a critical contributor to our development as a nation - a digital compact with economic, justice and social benefit and innovation at its heart

8 Jul 2019

Artificial Intelligence Regulation in South Africa
Artificial Intelligence Regulation in South AfricaArticle

In many industries in South Africa, there has been a massive drive towards incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) into business and products...

2 Jul 2019

Humanities education needs an upgrade to make the most of 4IR
Humanities education needs an upgrade to make the most of 4IRArticle

As pure sciences and information technology alone are not able to equip students for the fourth industrial revolution, universities must ensure that students are equipped with human and social sciences perspectives to embrace the changes that this epoch brings with it for maximum human benefit...

1 Jul 2019

The power of social media and influence in today's 4th Industrial Revolution
The power of social media and influence in today's 4th Industrial RevolutionArticle

With the advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, marketing communication tools and practices need to be re-examined to aggressively create power and influence of products, services, and brands through social media and digital marketing...

Nokwanda Ndashe 1 Jul 2019

Connectivity is key to leveraging digital technologies in education
Connectivity is key to leveraging digital technologies in educationArticle

Having adequate levels of education and digitals skills capacity and capability is pivotal in ensuring that South Africa maximises the benefits of the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

Vino Govender 1 Jul 2019

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4IR and its impact on car insuranceArticle

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is changing the way people commute with innovations such as car sharing, autonomous driving and leasing rather than buying a vehicle...

Werner Bosman 19 Jun 2019

Transforming the African collective
Transforming the African collectiveArticle

Technology has transformed the collaborative capabilities of African business...

Chris Ogden 11 Jun 2019

Why coding alone won't prepare our children for the 4IR
Why coding alone won't prepare our children for the 4IRArticle

Cyril Ramaphosa made it very clear that the inclusion of coding into the national curriculum will be an objective he intends to see come to fruition during his presidency. This is commendable - but is it realistic...?

Jenny Retief 10 Jun 2019

Collaboration is key to driving SA's 4IR progress
Collaboration is key to driving SA's 4IR progressArticle

Collaboration across industry, public and private sector and among civil society will be crucial for driving Fourth Industrial Revolution progress...

5 Jun 2019

Free 5G training for ICT postgrads
Free 5G training for ICT postgradsArticle

Huawei South Africa has launched a free 5G training course for ICT postgraduates at two Gauteng universities, with plans to expand the programme across the country...

4 Jun 2019

The Fourth Industrial Revolution in retail and the low-income consumer
The Fourth Industrial Revolution in retail and the low-income consumerArticle

In an era of rapid technological change, and with the Fourth Industrial Revolution on everybody's lips, I ask: What about lower-income retail shoppers in emerging markets like South Africa?

Semona Pillay 30 May 2019

Strategies for the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Strategies for the Fourth Industrial RevolutionArticle

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has become a known and lived reality as technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), automation, and the Internet of Things (IoT) merge with the physical lives of humans...

Issued by GetSmarter 29 May 2019

Mike Schüssler
Hope for SA economy: Thinking ahead to Fourth Industrial Automation technologiesArticle

After years of slow growth, South Africa may be over the worst, and could start seeing growth by 2021/22. This is according to economist Mike Schüssler...

21 May 2019

May the 4th industrial revolution leave no child behind - Part 2
May the 4th industrial revolution leave no child behind - Part 2Article

Judging by the recent establishment of the Presidential 4IR commission and various government initiatives to engage with foreign investment, the public and private sector, it is quite obvious that the future of South Africa's socio-economic landscape will be highly influenced by this wave...

Chumisa Ndlazi 9 May 2019

BizBrand Jam experience gives scholars new insight into 4IR careers
BizBrand Jam experience gives scholars new insight into 4IR careersArticle

Grade 11 and 12 learners seeking inspiration for tertiary studies that will equip them for careers of the future should attend Vega School's BizBrand Jam...

Issued by Vega School 9 May 2019

How 4IR could boost public service delivery and rein in costs
How 4IR could boost public service delivery and rein in costsArticle

Robotics, artificial intelligence and other technologies of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) could provide a welcome boost to government service delivery...

2 May 2019

May the 4th industrial revolution leave no child behind - Part 1
May the 4th industrial revolution leave no child behind - Part 1Article

Last month, I had the pleasure of attending 23rd annual SciFest Africa Festival. While engaging with the students, I noticed that there's a difference between learners who were in the private school system, former model c and the township/rural public school system and I wondered, during these exciting times of 4IR, who would get the short end of the stick...?

Chumisa Ndlazi 30 Apr 2019

Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu at the 2019 Brand Summit South Africa
Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu at the 2019 Brand Summit South AfricaArticle

South Africa's Auditor-General, Mr Thembekile Kimi Makwetu will deliver the Keynote Address at the 2019 Brand Summit South Africa...

Issued by Brand Summit South Africa 23 Apr 2019

Affiliate Centre to prepare SA for 4IR
Affiliate Centre to prepare SA for 4IRArticle

Government is set to launch the Affiliate Centre which will ensure South African industries move at an enhanced speed towards the fourth industrial revolution (4IR)...

15 Apr 2019

President appoints commission on fourth industrial revolution
President appoints commission on fourth industrial revolutionArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed members of the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)...

10 Apr 2019

Securing the Industrial Internet of Things
Securing the Industrial Internet of ThingsArticle

The very benefits that make the IIoT so compelling, makes it equally capable of damaging infrastructure operations and processes through bad actors...

8 Apr 2019

The case for coal as the most secure energy fuel for emerging market economies
The case for coal as the most secure energy fuel for emerging market economiesArticle

So much of the world's growth over the past 200 years has been due to the discovery and ever-increasing use of affordable energy derived from fossil fuels led by coal, followed by oil, and natural gas...

Alan M Clegg 5 Apr 2019

What 4IR means in the Namibian context
What 4IR means in the Namibian contextArticle

The world is on the verge of a major revolution; while developed countries are keeping pace with major technological advancements...

Llewellyn le Hané 5 Apr 2019

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With technology comes riskArticle

Decision makers in organisations must be cautious not to overlook the significant risks of the fourth Industrial Revolution in their eagerness to capitalise on the efficiencies offered by technology.

4 Apr 2019

Laying a foundation for the digital economy
Laying a foundation for the digital economyArticle

As 4IR becomes a reality, telecommunications is coming to the fore as a chief economic growth enabler for South Africa. The impact goes beyond the economic opportunities...

Vino Govender 2 Apr 2019

Push the boundaries of performance with Ericsson Operations Engine
Push the boundaries of performance with Ericsson Operations EngineArticle

We are in the middle of the fourth industrial revolution. As new technologies like 5G, IoT and cloud gain traction, networks are becoming more complex...

Eva Andren 28 Mar 2019

The five pathways to the digital enterprise
The five pathways to the digital enterpriseArticle

Digital has fundamentally changed the face of business and the routes through which it navigates transformation...

25 Mar 2019

KZN to hold inaugural 4IR summit
KZN to hold inaugural 4IR summitArticle

Government leaders and key stakeholders in Durban will on Tuesday, 26 March 2019, discuss ways the province can adapt to the challenges and opportunities presented by the fourth industrial revolution (4IR)...

25 Mar 2019

AfricaCom evolves with new AfricaTech event
AfricaCom evolves with new AfricaTech eventArticle

AfricaCom has introduced AfricaTech, a new event brand dedicated to propelling Africa towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

19 Mar 2019

Why and how industrial revolutions form and to how to take part in them
Why and how industrial revolutions form and to how to take part in themArticle

It seems everyone is talking about the Fourth Industrial Revolution, often abbreviated as 4IR and also called Industry 4.0...

Tiisetso Maloma 18 Mar 2019

Careers in high demand needed to thrive in 4IR
Careers in high demand needed to thrive in 4IRArticle

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor says South Africa must up its game to drastically increase the numbers of Occupations in High Demand (OIHD) so it can participate in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)...

15 Mar 2019

Scaling up the MBA for relevance in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Scaling up the MBA for relevance in the Fourth Industrial RevolutionArticle

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) has brought with it a world of 'cyber-physical systems' characterised by the merging of physical, digital, and biological realms in profound ways, and artificial intelligence (AI) serves as the primary catalyst of this transformation...

Osman Seedat, Issued by Regent Business School 13 Mar 2019

Part 2: Will the so-called fourth industrial revolution propel SA forwards?
Part 2: Will the so-called fourth industrial revolution propel SA forwards?Article

Just what is the fourth industrial revolution? No really, what is it all about beyond the hype and jargon?

Garth Williams 11 Mar 2019

Part 1: Will the so-called fourth industrial revolution propel SA forwards?
Part 1: Will the so-called fourth industrial revolution propel SA forwards?Article

Just what is the fourth industrial revolution? No really, what is it all about beyond the hype and jargon?

Garth Williams 8 Mar 2019

KZN giving youth the skills they need for 4IR
KZN giving youth the skills they need for 4IRArticle

The KwaZulu-Natal provincial government is on a path to produce graduates who will help to ensure that the province adapts to the advent of the fourth industrial revolution...

4 Mar 2019

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan
Using 4IR to build an inclusive economyArticle

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has challenged black businesses to think about how they can use the Fourth Industrial Revolution to grow the economy in an inclusive manner...

28 Feb 2019

#BudgetSpeech2019: Focus to get SA technology-ready
#BudgetSpeech2019: Focus to get SA technology-readyArticle

South African finance minister Tito Mboweni, during the 2019 Budget Speech, says budget spending has to focus on getting the country ready for technology...

20 Feb 2019

Goodbye status, hello quo
Goodbye status, hello quoArticle

Digital disruption defines change across industry, sector and organisation...

18 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: Bizcommunity hosts #BizTrendsLIVE!, an overview
#BizTrends2019: Bizcommunity hosts #BizTrendsLIVE!, an overviewArticle

Bizcommunity invited contributors to join its vision for Africa (with over 230 industry trend contributions making up the 2019 report) at BizTrendsLIVE!, which took place at Ster-Kinekor Sandton City in Johannesburg on Thursday, 31 January.

Jessica Tennant, Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Feb 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Resilience, resourcefulness and other ways to remain relevant in the 4IR workplace
#RecruitmentFocus: Resilience, resourcefulness and other ways to remain relevant in the 4IR workplaceArticle

The head of the HR and Labour Consulting for RSM South Africa, Candice Eaton-Gaul, chats about what it takes to make it in HR and maintain a corporate culture, job security in the age of AI and, of course, flak jackets...

Shan Radcliffe 17 Jan 2019

BizTrendsLIVE! Avoid the FOMO!
BizTrendsLIVE! Avoid the FOMO!Article

If you haven't got around to booking for the BizTrendsLIVE! yet, here's some info so you avoid FOMO...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: What does 2019 have in store for us?
#BizTrends2019: What does 2019 have in store for us?Article

Despite the undeniable power of modern predictive analytics, in some ways, we are no better off than the old crone with her crystal ball when it comes to predicting what the world holds in store for us in 2019...

Simon Carpenter 9 Jan 2019

#BestofBiz 2018: ICT
#BestofBiz 2018: ICTArticle

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's IT & Telecommunications site over the past year...

18 Dec 2018

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