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Why will SA lose 5.7 million jobs in 7 years?

Why will SA lose 5.7 million jobs in 7 years?

With 35 percent of all jobs in South Africa (almost 5.7 million jobs) currently at risk of total digital automation within a mere seven years, the country could see a crippling effect compounded by a…

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Does a digital world mean less human intelligence?

Does a digital world mean less human intelligence?

Last year’s highly publicised Artificial Intelligence (AI) debate, between tech giants Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg and more recently, Bill Gates brought to the fore some questions at the back of everyone’s minds: how sustainable is…

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What is the role of data and analytics in the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

What is the role of data and analytics in the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

The Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality, the list goes on. These are considered important elements of the Fourth Industrial Revolution that blurs the lines between physical, digital, and biological. Central to…

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Five ways to attract and recruit tech developers

Five ways to attract and recruit tech developers

Attract skills that can set technological trends in your business sector. Deployment of technology is costing companies billions of dollars annually. But with foresight on a future where relevance depends on modern disruptive technologies, investment…

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What is the difference between digital natives and digital immigrants in the workplace?

What is the difference between digital natives and digital immigrants in the workplace?

We’re all familiar with the term Baby Boomer (1946 – 1964), Gen X (1965 – 1976) and Gen Y (1977 – 1995) – with the latter more commonly known as the Millennial – and we…

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Are robots stealing our jobs?

Are robots stealing our jobs?

We’ve seen it in the Industrial Revolution, where machines replaced countless jobs almost overnight. The socio-economic effects of that transformation have been well documented. Today, many believe we are facing the same tidal wave of…

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Why should there be a focus on data compliance?

Why should there be a focus on data compliance?

Data compliance is an important facet of any business today. For insurers who rely on customer data for product distribution and innovative development of better solutions, meeting the requirements of this regulation is critical. Technology…

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Why should insurance embrace automation?

Why should insurance embrace automation?

The mere mention of the word automation instils fear in the hearts of most employees. But it does not have to be the case. Automation in the workplace can lead to significant opportunities across the…

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Why it is beneficial to consider these common mistakes before committing to Cloud

Why it is beneficial to consider these common mistakes before committing to Cloud

While IDC predicts public Cloud revenue to reach $236 billion by 2020, local companies are still making basic mistakes when investing in Cloud infrastructure. Cloud is more than a decade old now and while the…

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What is the role of Artificial Intelligence in the Future of Work?

What is the role of Artificial Intelligence in the Future of Work?

As the Fourth Industrial Revolution disrupts every facet of our lives, business leaders and HR practitioners face a challenging but exciting time. Technologies such as machine learning and predictive analytics will become core to how…

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