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Behind the walled gardensArticle

We often turn towards Facebook and Google when advertising in South Africa because of the size of their audiences. However, could we be sacrificing reach for context?

Andrew Dabbs 1 day ago

Is AI the key to managing rampant data storage costs?
Is AI the key to managing rampant data storage costs?Article

We are currently living in a data economy, where most businesses' competitive advantage stems from its ability to analyse data...

Eran Brown 2 days ago

SA meeting, events industry exceeds global standards, say experts
SA meeting, events industry exceeds global standards, say expertsArticle

"As we considered the global trend to integrate technology into show experiences - to use technology to create a best in class visitor experience - we noted that the innovations presented were already in play locally..."

2 days ago

L'Oréal teams up with Alibaba for AI-based app targeting acne sufferers
L'Oréal teams up with Alibaba for AI-based app targeting acne sufferersArticle

L'Oréal and Alibaba Group have joined forces to launch an AI-powered mobile app designed to diagnose acne, to be made available on Alibaba's Tmall and Taobao mobile app next month...

3 days ago

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AI better at detecting lung cancer than humansArticle

Artificial intelligence (AI) can outperform human evaluation in detecting lung cancer accurately from computed tomography scans...

21 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

Data is the key to a better real estate customer experience - here's why
Data is the key to a better real estate customer experience - here's whyArticle

The saying "data is the new oil" has been cropping up with increasing frequency as industries explore the many applications of this 21st century commodity...

17 May 2019

A changing African consumer branding environment
A changing African consumer branding environmentArticle

In Africa, household consumption is expected to reach $2.5tn by 2030 with Nigeria, Egypt, and South Africa accounting for nearly half that...

Issued by Smart Media 16 May 2019

VW Golf GTI 2.0 TSI DSG: Updated and ready for action
VW Golf GTI 2.0 TSI DSG: Updated and ready for actionArticle

You want value for money? Then the updated Volkswagen Golf, with a revised engine line up, more technology, new infotainment, improved connectivity and revised styling, might just be for you...

Naresh Maharaj 16 May 2019

5 technologies transforming the online ticketing business
5 technologies transforming the online ticketing businessArticle

As a sub-industry of online retail, ticketing and event management are being shaped to engage consumers in unprecedented ways...

James Tagg 16 May 2019

How to hyper-personalise your digital communications
How to hyper-personalise your digital communicationsArticle

There was a time, not all that long ago, when personalising digital communications simply meant addressing your customers by name...

Ross Sibbald 16 May 2019

Knowledge and emotion are central to the service industry
Knowledge and emotion are central to the service industryArticle

The services industry forms an important part of South Africa's economy and it provides many jobs. Service excellence is a core element of brand reputation and is rooted in customer satisfaction, which can only be achieved if a company truly understands its customers and their expectations.

Issued by Ask Afrika 15 May 2019

Ford releases 7th Annual Trends Report
Ford releases 7th Annual Trends ReportArticle

Self-driving cars are a hot topic today, but if you had to choose, would you rather your children ride in an autonomous vehicle or drive with a stranger?

15 May 2019

The most valuable global retail brands for 2019
The most valuable global retail brands for 2019Article

The results of the second annual BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands have been revealed. The research shows that the world's most valuable retail brands are worth $339 billion more...

14 May 2019

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Creating strong, innovative AI dialogue in AfricaArticle

The Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa (MIIA) announces appointment of Nigerian visionary and thought leader, John Kamara, as a director...

14 May 2019

Farm smarter, not harder: Key to satisfying the growing demand for wine
Farm smarter, not harder: Key to satisfying the growing demand for wineArticle

Sustainability and conservation, along with technology and innovation, are among the main drivers in the development of the more efficient and productive agricultural practices that South African wine producers need...

Daneel Rossouw 14 May 2019

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Africa women business leaders meet in ParisArticle

Innovation and technology trends are on the agenda at the annual Women in Business Annual Leadership Meeting 2019...

13 May 2019

Girls4Tech programme aims to reach one million girls by 2025
Girls4Tech programme aims to reach one million girls by 2025Article

First launched in South Africa in 2017, Mastercard's inquiry-based STEM programme Girls4Tech has so far reached more than 400,000 girls (ages 8-12) in 25 countries...

13 May 2019

Nike's new app feature helps customers find the perfect fit
Nike's new app feature helps customers find the perfect fitArticle

Nike has launched a new in-app scanning solution in the US, called Nike Fit, that provides customers with their recommended shoe size in each of the company's footwear products...

10 May 2019

Call for ideas to help mitigate energy crisis
Call for ideas to help mitigate energy crisisArticle

The City of Cape Town calls for innovative and smart ideas that will help to mitigate the current energy crisis...

9 May 2019

Can AI be trusted to make investment decisions?
Can AI be trusted to make investment decisions?Article

We can't ignore the impact of AI (artificial intelligence) on investments any longer. AI is here to stay, and brings with it a whole new way of doing business. The World Economic Forum 2019 was dominated by AI, and our industry has not been left unaffected...

Leigh Köhler 8 May 2019

Lightning Speed: The new currency of B2B lead generation for tech
Lightning Speed: The new currency of B2B lead generation for techArticle

How Digital Kungfu generated a top-of-funnel pipeline for Africa's leading cloud distributor with an estimated value of $1m in three weeks...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 7 May 2019

How AI can, and can't, improve your customer experience
How AI can, and can't, improve your customer experienceArticle

Ask the leadership of any reasonably-sized company what technology they're looking to implement and they'll almost invariably mention artificial intelligence...

Ryan Falkenberg 6 May 2019

Startups selected for AfricArena VivaTech 2019 delegation
Startups selected for AfricArena VivaTech 2019 delegationArticle

AfricArena has announced the delegation of startups they will bring along and showcase at the "World's Rendezvous for Startups and Leaders", VivaTech...

6 May 2019

Improving CX with AI
Improving CX with AIArticle

Better customer experience (CX), which leads to improved customer satisfaction, loyalty and advocacy, is a goal across many organisations...

6 May 2019

Hino reveals it's vision for 2025 and beyond
Hino reveals it's vision for 2025 and beyondArticle

Hino has announced a comprehensive plan to meet the objectives of its vision for 2025 and beyond...

6 May 2019

ICT sector builds solutions to skills shortages
ICT sector builds solutions to skills shortagesArticle

As the world races into the Fourth Industrial Revolution, digital skills shortages have become a major challenge...

6 May 2019

Living your best locum life in the gig economy
Living your best locum life in the gig economyArticle

Are South African medical professionals and medical practice owners ready to embrace advances in technology to work smarter, earn better and enjoy more time doing the things they care about the most?...

Issued by LocumBase 3 May 2019

Don't fear the revolution...embrace it!
Don't fear the revolution...embrace it!Article

I've previously written about the Fourth Industrial Revolution and I will continue to do so, as I believe it provides the solution to uplift Namibia and Africa as a continent...

Llewellyn le Hané 3 May 2019

Facebook chatbot world first for Heineken South Africa
Facebook chatbot world first for Heineken South AfricaArticle

Heineken South Africa wanted to run a sales driver campaign in a fresh, innovative way. The iconic beer giant decided to launch a chatbot that would be the first of its kind...

Issued by Techsys Digital 3 May 2019

Technology and the property market: Here's how it affects buyers and sellers
Technology and the property market: Here's how it affects buyers and sellersArticle

We're all familiar with the major technological "disruptors" of the past decade - think Uber, Netflix and Airbnb, to name just a few. It's comes as no surprise then that technology is slowly but surely changing the face of the property market too...

Bruce Swain 3 May 2019

IRL: AI powers Walmart's store of the future
IRL: AI powers Walmart's store of the futureArticle

Over the past few months, a Walmart Neighborhood Market in New York has quietly transformed into the company's first Intelligent Retail Lab...

2 May 2019

#ATMDubai: Machine learning, artificial intelligence will revolutionise the way you do business
#ATMDubai: Machine learning, artificial intelligence will revolutionise the way you do businessArticle

Technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) have the potential to transform the hospitality and travel sectors...

2 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

Enterprise software development must be underpinned by trust and transparency
Enterprise software development must be underpinned by trust and transparencyArticle

Transparency is a concept that has become increasingly important in the business world...

Ross McLaren 29 Apr 2019

IT hub added to Mercedes Benz SA East London plant
IT hub added to Mercedes Benz SA East London plantArticle

An IT hub, focusing on data analytics, software development and business analysts has been established at the Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) East London plant...

29 Apr 2019

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Google's AI research lab in Ghana to solve real-world problemsArticle

Google has opened an Artifical Intelligence research laboratory in Accra, Ghana, the first of its kind in Africa...

26 Apr 2019

Arun Babu, digital and technology leader, Deloitte Consulting Africa
Forecasting in an age of digital disruptionArticle

"Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future," Nobel prize winner Niels Bohr famously said. He was talking about his chosen field, physics, but as any CFO will tell you, the sentiment applies just as aptly to the world of finance...

Arun Babu 26 Apr 2019

AI systems are prepared to learn - but are we ready to teach them?
AI systems are prepared to learn - but are we ready to teach them?Article

Artificial intelligence could transform retail beyond recognition - but only if teaching is part of the rollout strategy...

Jonathan McCabe 25 Apr 2019

Construction industry should look to proven tech to weather difficult times
Construction industry should look to proven tech to weather difficult timesArticle

With South Africa's construction sector under growing pressure as a result of slow government infrastructure spending and a tightening economy, construction companies should be looking at ways to streamline their business processes...

Andrew Skudder 25 Apr 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

How machine learning can help fight illegal wildlife trade on social media
How machine learning can help fight illegal wildlife trade on social mediaArticle

The illegal wildlife trade is one of the biggest threats to biodiversity. Demand for species and wildlife products, like rhino horn, elephant ivory and pangolin scales, have triggered...

Enrico Di Minin and Christoph Fink 25 Apr 2019

Madex 2019: The talk here might be free, but it definitely ain't cheap
Madex 2019: The talk here might be free, but it definitely ain't cheapArticle

Come and seek out the knowledge of successful thought leaders, disruptors, creatives, groundbreakers, innovators, mavericks and geniuses - all under one roof at Madex 2019...

Issued by Madex 24 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

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