Insurance in the age of robo-surgeons and self-driving cars

Should Elon Musk’s robot-surgeon start inserting electrodes into human brains to connect humans and computers via a high-bandwidth brain-machine? What exactly are the implications for medical insurance? By Gielie Matthee, head of actuarial and data analytics at...

LanDynamix provides wireless expertise for St Benedict’s

St Benedict’s Catholic School for Boys has a reputation as one of the top schools in the country, not least for the effective use it makes of technology to enhance both the teaching and learning experiences. With help from long-standing IT service provider,...

Ghana teachers are ready for Africa Code Week

Nearly 700 teachers in Ghana completed their digital skills training this month as part of the country’s preparations for SAP Africa Code Week, which aims to introduce 1,5-million young Africans to digital and coding skills this year. In 2018, more than 560...

Google to train 30k learners in computer science

Google South Africa has announced the launch of CS First, a programme aimed at equipping South African learners with the fundamentals of computer science. The programme aims to train more than 30 000 learners across nine provinces in the space of a year. Created by...

Why analogue tax solutions won’t work in the new digital reality

When taking a fresh look at new technology capabilities and related operating models, chief financial officers (CFOs) may find that they can have it all – a high performing, efficient tax department that’s tightly integrated with finance and the rest of...

Retailers can increase agility, operational efficiency

Retailers have always been at the forefront of each new wave of digital advancement, in an effort to accommodate the increase in both the number of customers and the ensuing volume of products and transactions. By Tony Nugent Executive, retail practice at Britehouse...