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Engineering sector held back by lack of entrepreneurial skills

South Africa’s engineering sector is being held back by universities’ inability to teach entrepreneurial skills and breed a new generation of innovators and business...

Artificial Intelligence – how can it benefit AFRICA?

As AI gains traction, concerns loom over the future of jobs in numerous industries. Can we offset these risks, and is it worth it to even try?The rise of the robot, widely considered the next industrial revolution, is a global talking point with the fate of Africa forming a large question mark.

Automation – better service delivery?

Automation continues to have a positive impact on the private sector locally and abroad, increasing productivity, customer and supplier satisfaction, and revenue as a result of massive cost savings and efficiencies gained across many industries.

Companies must review critical security controls

Recent incidents have highlighted the need for all companies and organisations to review the safety and security of their data and their IT systems, as standard approaches no longer protect against myriad vulnerabilities.

Lean analytics – benefits for your business?

With increasing pressure to do more with less, businesses need to look at alternative methods to improve new product development and business growth.To reduce high wastage of valuable resources, an approach that revolutionised the way businesses develop products and grow is Lean Startup, a principled approach to building products.

BILLIONS VANISHING FROM TRADE!

"Significant amounts of lost revenue and foreign exchange earnings to the state due to trade misinvoicing (underinvoicing and overinvoicing) have devastating implications for African...

FUEL LEVY INCREASE – DOOM & GLOOM?

"With several economists of the opinion that the price of petrol and the fuel levy will continue to rise this year, the knock-on impact...

TRADE RECOVERY OPENS DOORS

An anticipated increase in demand for goods and services within Africa has the potential to give innovative companies with turnovers of between R300 million...

SHAKY FOUNDATIONS PLAGUE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

South Africa’s construction industry faced a challenging year in 2016 with ongoing pressure on margins, lower revenue and lower order books.Andries Rossouw, PwC Assurance...

IOT CAN HELP MANUFACTURERS INTERNATIONALLY

The South African manufacturing industry has come under significant pressure in the last decade. According to Deloitte’s Global Manufacturing Competitiveness survey, South Africa is...
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