Where does edge computing fit into the factory of the future?

According to Gartner, the smart factory is the factory of the future, with robotics and automation both gaining significant momentum. By Ronald Ravel, director B2B at Dynabook South Africa Each promising to transform the way factory workers, processes and technologies...

Future-proof and risk-proof your manufacturing business

A global survey conducted by Syspro to better understand how manufacturers and distributors handled the operational shifts brought on by Covid-19 revealed that 60% of manufacturers and distributors were impacted by supply chain disruptions. By Kevin Dherman, chief...

Challenges and opportunities for manufacturing CFOs

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought on massive changes to the manufacturing industry, which has had to adapt to new operating models, an evolving consumer market, and disruptions in supply chain processes, all while keeping the workforce safe and healthy. Mark Wilson,...

Tech could transform mining in SA

Microsoft South Africa is working with its partner ecosystem and customers to showcase the power of technology, particularly AI and cloud technologies, in helping one of the country's key industries - mining - accelerate digital transformation to reimagine new and...