AI set to increase jobs, elevate humans

Artificial Intelligence may cause some jobs to be lost, but ultimately it will create more jobs and elevate humans, says futurist and technology entrepreneur Stafford Masie. Masie, former Google SSA head and the innovator behind ThumbzUp and the Payment Pebble, was...

Is your business really what you think it is?

By leveraging big data, you may uncover highly profitable insights about what you really do, writes Brian Timperley, MD and co-founder of Turrito Networks and MD of Dial a Nerd. Over the past several years, it would have been near impossible for business owners and...

A temperature heat map for big data

The business world is undergoing a total transformation as new technologies enable the rapid processing and analysis of huge volumes of data in real-time, equipping business leaders with unprecedented insight into granular detail of every aspect of their business. By...

Why ethics must be at the heart of AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are more than trendy or futuristic topics – they are real computing advances that are playing out in homes and businesses today. By Zoaib Hoosen, MD of Microsoft SA In simple terms, AI is a machine’s...

Data fuels the intelligent enterprise of the future

The speed of digitalisation has left organisations pondering whether their current solutions can keep up with their existing business requirements, let alone give the organisation a platform upon which to innovate. By Drushen Naidoo, senior value advisor: financial...

Insights-as-a-service offers clear advantages

The numerous cost and skills challenges associated with implementing an effective data analytics approach can be overcome by simply buying it as a service, according to PBT Group. With the exponential growth of information that is currently occurring, the importance...