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Telcos are being forced to reinvent service delivery, says Emmanuelle Salon.
Technology is changing the face of business faster than industrialisation did, says Adrian van der Merwe.
Fin24 talks smart manufacturing - and how SA can solve the Eskom problem - with Magnus Ekbäck, VP Strategy & Business Development at Sandvik, which operates one of the world's 9 "lighthouse" factories chosen by the World Economic Forum.
As FedEx and United Parcel Service beef up automation to keep pace with surging e-commerce and a potential threat from Amazon.com, they’ve been stumped at a crucial stage: loading and unloading trucks.
From shopping to streaming, PwC's latest global consumer survey shows how South Africans are not just shopping online, but are increasingly turning to apps and social media reviews to help inform their daily decisions.
Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says the amount of jobs which will be affected by the fourth industrial revolution cannot be predicted.
South Africa will not be able to meet its full potential if it is unable to turn the ideas its many bright minds generate into the products and services, which will support the country's industries of the future, writes Nigel Casey.
Forget the flashy humanoids with their gymnastics skills: at the World Robot Summit in Tokyo, the focus was on down-to-earth robots that can deliver post, do the shopping and build a house.
An “agri renaissance” of higher yields, reduced costs and improved nutritional value is possible for the Western Cape, shows research by the University of Stellenbosch Business School.
There is little for today's youth to celebrate as they contemplate the present and their future prospects. But as their predecessors showed, change can be driven and political will can be awakened, writes Terry Bell.
Half of the companies that were on the Fortune 500 list in 2000 are no longer on the list today, says Ian Mann.
During a recent visit to engineering group Sandviken's headquarters in Sweden, Fin24 took a peek at some of the weird and wonderful items being 3D printed.
A Swedish engineering group has 3D printed the world's first composite diamond.
More employers than ever – some 87% – are planning to increase or maintain headcount as a result of automation for the third year running.
If the skills required for industry are evolving, then education models and methods should evolve as well, says Sifiso Skenjana.
The implications of a changing future world of work lie beyond the insomnia of business people. The accelerated automation of work threatens employment and the social contract underpinning society, writes Deidre Samson.
The freshly renamed Digital Industrial Revolution Commission is urgently looking for people to figure out how to cut data costs, build digital skills, encourage entrepreneurial SMMEs, innovate the school curriculum, and a couple of other not-so-minor jobs too.
The expo seeks to bridge SA's digital divide.
Minister of Science and Technology Mmamaloko Kubayi-Ngubane has said traditional jobs are already being lost due to automation and traditional commerce disruptions with the rise of electronic commerce and services.
Sizwe Nxasana has embarked on a mission to prepare young minds for upcoming industrial revolutions.
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