Industry 4.0: hype or game changer?

Technology has played a major role in advancing most areas of our everyday lives – but it can also have a significant effect in the world of industry. In fact, if harnessed correctly, the industrial sector is poised to benefit hugely by improving efficiency,...

Forget the hype and focus on the real issues

The Internet of Things (IoT) can transform business and create innovative new revenue streams. While the demand for IoT is certainly growing, most providers are still far too focused on the technology and not communicating the business value proposition to their...

Smart City starts with connected lighting

While a discussion around implementing Smart City initiatives can often get city planners and managers excited about the opportunities that technology can enable, the budget available is often the biggest stumbling block to getting started. David Webber, global public...

Internet of Things: Pandora’s Box or enterprise enabler?

The Internet of Things has yet to overcome significant challenges to truly deliver the value the enterprise requires. By George Kalebaila, research director for telecommunications, media and Internet of Things (IoT) at International Data Corporation (IDC) The...

Smart City era will improve urban ecosystems

Connected technology is ushering in a new era of “Smart Cities”, which promises to improve the quality of life for billions of people around the world. Smart cities — which are using technology to make urban areas safer, more efficient, and more...

Digital Twin poised to revolutionise SA business

The Internet of Things (IoT) market is poised to explode in South Africa and despite a few remaining barriers to adoption, the outlook is positive. By Vishal Barapatre, chief technology officer at In2IT Technologies Different sectors are trialling IoT projects...