Category archives for: Software

Call on businesses to augment digital dexterity

Gartner Vice President in charge of Research, Helen Poitevin

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town Africa Editor CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – BUSINESSES must embrace the ability and desire to exploit emerging technologies for better outcomes as society and organisations increasingly consume as well as produce digital goods and services. The call on enterprises to adopt digital dexterity was made on Tuesday at an […]

Telco addresses Kenya digital skills deficit

Acting Safaricom CEO Michael Joseph

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya Kenya Bureau NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – MOBILE network operator, Safaricom, has unveiled a programme to empower and train employees looking to shift to new digital careers. Known as The Digital Academy, the initiative especially caters to employees working in technology careers that are becoming automated as computers gain more […]

Global innovators to future-proof Africa

Africa and some of the world’s foremost innovators in technology and finance will converge in Cape Town, South Africa next week at the SingularityU Conference

by MTHULISI SIBANDA Africa Editor JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOME 25 international and local speakers will converge in Johannesburg mid-October to explore the use of technology to address the most pressing issues facing African continent. They will present at the SingularityU South Africa Summit 2019 set for the 16th and 17th. Now in its third […]

Global consequences of a Google, Huawei fallout

Gartner Vice President for Research, Annette Zimmermann

MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A RESEARCH executive has offered insights into the global consequences of Google’s revocation of its Android licence from Huawei following a trade spat between the United States and China. Annette Zimmermann, Vice President of Gartner Research, said consequentially, Google was in a predicament with these differences with a company […]

Smart cities to depend on fast 4IR adoption

George Senzere

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – POLICYMAKERS have been urged to speedily embrace the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) to enhance the realisation of smart cities. The encouragement comes ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa set for Cape Town this week, under the theme, “Shaping Inclusive Growth and […]

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