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#StartupStory: There's a new expense claim app in town
#StartupStory: There's a new expense claim app in townArticle

Slipztream, an innovative expense claim app created and self-funded by former professional rugby player, Dylan Des Fountain and his entrepreneur wife, Joy Des Fountain, was recently launched...

Evan-Lee Courie 14 Jun 2019

Africa needs effective ICT policies to enhance competitiveness
Africa needs effective ICT policies to enhance competitivenessArticle

It is crucial for African organisations and governments to understand the dynamic and significant role that information and communication technologies play in enhancing competitiveness...

11 Jun 2019

Survey reveals CDOs prioritise the right things, but higher focus still required
Survey reveals CDOs prioritise the right things, but higher focus still requiredArticle

Chief data officers (CDOs) and their data and analytics (DA) teams are focusing on the right priorities, but they are not yet achieving the best balance of their various responsibilities...

11 Jun 2019

GIBS and Georgia Tech join forces for Emerging to Converging Technology Conference
GIBS and Georgia Tech join forces for Emerging to Converging Technology ConferenceArticle

GIBS has joined forces with one of the world's leading research universities, the Georgia School of Technology (Georgia Tech) in the United States, to host the Emerging to Converging Technology Conference...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 7 Jun 2019

Inaugural Exponential Finance Summit exceeds all expectations
Inaugural Exponential Finance Summit exceeds all expectationsArticle

The inaugural SingularityU Exponential Finance Summit took place in Cape Town on 29 and 30 May 2019. With over 600 people attending, the event brought together big thinkers and change-makers from around the world...

Issued by Mann Made 6 Jun 2019

Trust me, I'm a robot... even if you think my intelligence is artificial - Part 2
Trust me, I'm a robot... even if you think my intelligence is artificial - Part 2Article

Artificial intelligence is transforming every aspect of our lives and this may include the way that we trust. Prior cynicism of new development in technology is making way for new trust in technology because it is making our lives so much easier...

Dawie de Villiers 6 Jun 2019

The Matt Brown Show in partnership with London Tech Week creates State of X Season One on Prime
The Matt Brown Show in partnership with London Tech Week creates State of X Season One on PrimeArticle

The Digital Kungfu team is heading to London Tech Week in June to interview some of the world's leaders in tech...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 4 Jun 2019

How technology could help rural South Africa turn sunshine into income
How technology could help rural South Africa turn sunshine into incomeArticle

The way energy is produced and distributed is changing rapidly as the industry moves away from carbon-based energy production...

Thomas Wolfgang Thurner 3 Jun 2019

Trust me, I'm a robot... even if you think my intelligence is artificial - Part 1
Trust me, I'm a robot... even if you think my intelligence is artificial - Part 1Article

As with relationships between people, trust in AI systems will have to be developed over time, and mistakes will be made...

Prof Dawie De Villiers 30 May 2019

Data-driven decision-making for water security
Data-driven decision-making for water securityArticle

Every day we make observations to inform our decisions - whether it is taking your loved one's temperature to establish if they have a fever or checking your fuel gauge or range on your vehicle's display. It provides us with the comfort of knowing and decision-making information...

Dr Shafick Adams 29 May 2019

How AI will revolutionise manufacturing
How AI will revolutionise manufacturingArticle

Many have wondered whether Amazon may decide to enter an entirely new sector such as manufacturing to drive future growth...

Antony Bourne 25 May 2019

"It's not about blockchain, it's about the next wave of innovation"
"It's not about blockchain, it's about the next wave of innovation"Article

Many well-known experts in their fields have made predictions over the years that have proved to be spectacularly wrong...

Tanya Knowles 22 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: Grey Jabesi on nurturing creativity and innovation in Africa
#AfricaMonth: Grey Jabesi on nurturing creativity and innovation in AfricaArticle

We chat with Grey Jabesi, an entrepreneur, Blockchain enthusiast, cryptocurrency evangelist, analyst, and investor based in Africa....

Evan-Lee Courie 20 May 2019

Get your big break with AlphaCode Incubate
Get your big break with AlphaCode IncubateArticle

Whether you are currently working in a corporate or perhaps you're already a fintech or financial services entrepreneur, AlphaCode Incubate could be the big break you've been waiting for...

15 May 2019

Riccardo Spagni
Three trends reshaping blockchain as we know itArticle

What's hot in blockchain technology right now? It's a question I get asked a lot. And people often think I'm being snarky when I tell them my answer can change practically every day...

Riccardo Spagni 13 May 2019

Using tech to reduce fraud in the insurance sector
Using tech to reduce fraud in the insurance sectorArticle

Fraud is rife in the insurance sector as a whole, from short- and long-term insurance to medical and health insurance...

Kumar Utpal 3 May 2019

International partnership launches trade Master's degree
International partnership launches trade Master's degreeArticle

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation, in collaboration with the IE School of Global and Public Affairs and International Trade Centre have launched the Executive Master in Internationalisation and Trade programme...

2 May 2019

3 NPOs share how they're leveraging tech to make a difference
3 NPOs share how they're leveraging tech to make a differenceArticle

Local non-profit organisations are leveraging technology in exciting ways to make a difference in under-resourced communities...

2 May 2019

8 supply chain technology trends to watch
8 supply chain technology trends to watchArticle

With supply chains becoming increasingly globalised and more complex, organisations should know all parties in their supply chain network and trust them...

25 Apr 2019

New speakers added to Inaugural Exponential Finance Summit programme
New speakers added to Inaugural Exponential Finance Summit programmeArticle

SingularityU South Africa brings together over 20 global thought leaders in technology, finance, and investment...

Issued by Mann Made 24 Apr 2019

Could crypto incentives help fight Facebook's fake news epidemic?
Could crypto incentives help fight Facebook's fake news epidemic?Article

There's a paradox at the heart of modern journalism and news production: consumers like the convenience of social media as a delivery device for news, but the prevalence of fake news has made it harder for readers to trust and verify their sources...

Bruce Silcoff 23 Apr 2019

2019 WSIS Forum concludes highlighting contributions of tech in achieving SDGs
2019 WSIS Forum concludes highlighting contributions of tech in achieving SDGsArticle

The recently concluded 10th World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum emphasised the importance of the WSIS Action Lines as a key United Nations framework for progress on the Sustainable Development Goals...

17 Apr 2019

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IT has a crucial role to play in the fight against money launderingArticle

The highly publicised debacle of Angelo Agrizzi and six others, who were recently charged with money-laundering and fraud, has brought these issues into the spotlight in South Africa...

Anusha Singh 15 Apr 2019

Matt Moberg, vice president, Franklin Equity Group
The rapid pace of innovation and disruption. What does it meant to investors?Article

We believe there is no greater force for driving growth and creating value in the economy than innovation. Start-ups, multinational corporations and companies of every size in-between trumpet their innovative products and services...

Matt Moberg 5 Apr 2019

Digital Kungfu launches Dreamers Dojo to support entrepreneurial mindsets at schools
Digital Kungfu launches Dreamers Dojo to support entrepreneurial mindsets at schoolsArticle

With the ever-increasing unemployment statistics in South Africa, entrepreneurship is an essential alternative for school-leavers to consider...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 4 Apr 2019

Three ways cities can help feed the world, without costing the Earth
Three ways cities can help feed the world, without costing the EarthArticle

Climate change is underway, and human activities such as urbanisation, industrialisation and food production are key contributors...

Silvio Caputo 4 Apr 2019

Bitcoin on the rise again
Bitcoin on the rise againArticle

After it's staggering rise and subsequent substantial fall, Bitcoin seems to be on the upward trajectory again, with a 20% jump in price in less than an hour on Tuesday.

3 Apr 2019

10 strategic technologies impacting higher education in 2019
10 strategic technologies impacting higher education in 2019Article

Gartner has identified the top 10 strategic technologies impacting higher education in 2019...

2 Apr 2019

Seshree Govender, senior associate, and Carey-Anne Jennings, partner at Webber Wentzel
Crowdfunding: An untapped funding resource for renewable energyArticle

Small and innovative renewable energy projects battle to raise funds through formal channels. One possible solution is to reach out to communities with an interest in those projects to help fund them through crowdfunding initiatives...

Carey-Anne Jennings and Seshree Govender 1 Apr 2019

Smart contracts vs traditional contracts: Same but different
Smart contracts vs traditional contracts: Same but differentArticle

Smart contracts mark the evolution of the binding contract from a set of terms and conditions, governed by the common law, into a set of conditional statements governed by a programming language and the tenets of blockchain technology...

Seshree Govender 26 Mar 2019

Prosumers could solve Africa's power problem
Prosumers could solve Africa's power problemArticle

The rise of the prosumer - someone who generates and consumes their own energy, which they can also sell into the grid - is a trend that has been gathering momentum in Europe in recent times...

24 Mar 2019

Why AI, ML are vital to tackling the data explosion
Why AI, ML are vital to tackling the data explosionArticle

In 2019, it's estimated we'll generate more data than we did in the previous 5,000 years...

Zakes Socikwa 22 Mar 2019

Prosumers key to addressing Africa's power challenges
Prosumers key to addressing Africa's power challengesArticle

The rise of the prosumer - a trend that has been gathering momentum in Europe in recent times - could well be the answer to a multitude of challenges faced in Africa...

Marleze van Loggerenberg 20 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

Durban team in line to win Global Legal Hackathon
Durban team in line to win Global Legal HackathonArticle

A team of Durban software developers is in the running for a prestigious global award following their first prize win earlier this month at the South African leg of the Global Legal Hackathon...

Issued by LexisNexis 19 Mar 2019

The essential industry of innovation
The essential industry of innovationArticle

If you are passionate about adding value to an industry that requires quick thinking and constantly updated information, consider the possibilities of expanding your career options within logistics...

Issued by Damelin Correspondence College 18 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

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How an innovation hub could boost Africa's travel tradeArticle

Deeper collaboration is needed to drive the development and delivery of cutting-edge technology across the continent' travel and tourism industry.

13 Mar 2019

Professor Rashied Small, education and training executive at Saipa.
What will the accounting profession look like in 5 years?Article

The conversation around the future of the accounting profession usually veers to digitisation of the profession or the role artificial intelligence (AI) will play in transforming the practitioner's duties...

11 Mar 2019

Top fintech ideas selected for Explore programme
Top fintech ideas selected for Explore programmeArticle

Explore, launched by The Explore Data Science Academy (EDSA) and Rand Merchant Investments (RMI) fintech division, AlphaCode, has selected 20 candidates' fintech ideas to turn them into viable business models...

8 Mar 2019

The digital identity question
The digital identity questionArticle

"On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog"...

Lee Naik 6 Mar 2019

Q&A with Grant Hesse: The finance function of the future
Q&A with Grant Hesse: The finance function of the futureArticle

We chat to Grant Hesse, the engineer behind the North Wind Digital engine, to find out more about the finance of the future...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Feb 2019

New perspectives, panoramas and possibilities for enterprise applications
New perspectives, panoramas and possibilities for enterprise applicationsArticle

Digital twins, AI-driven automation and blockchain will all change how companies see themselves...

Christian Pedersen 27 Feb 2019

How to get your money back in a blockchain dispute
How to get your money back in a blockchain disputeArticle

South Africa has yet to witness a major blockchain-related dispute but such disputes are bound to occur as interest in cryptocurrencies and smart contracts intensifies and transactions involving them become more common...

Kirsten Bailey and Max Taylor 26 Feb 2019

It's 2019: Stop following the hype
It's 2019: Stop following the hypeArticle

Build testing models aligned with your business, not with what the hype says you should be doing...

25 Feb 2019

Seedstars Summit 2019 set for Switzerland in April
Seedstars Summit 2019 set for Switzerland in AprilArticle

Seedstars World, a startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup ecosystems, is hosting the sixth edition of the annual Seedstars Summit in Lausanne, Switzerland from 2-5 April 2019...

22 Feb 2019

Insurance: What you don't know can hurt you
Insurance: What you don't know can hurt youArticle

Is the insurance industry asking the right questions for protecting this unpredictable world? One thing's for sure - as the world gets stranger, insurance is more important than ever, says MiWayLife...

Issued by MiWayLife 21 Feb 2019

Cultivating a connected world with emerging technology
Cultivating a connected world with emerging technologyArticle

December 2018 marked a major milestone: for the first time, more than half of the world's population was connected to the internet...

Jim Holland 21 Feb 2019

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