Covid-19 drives RPA uptick

South African enterprises are increasingly looking to robotic process automation (RPA) to support business continuity as the Covid-19 pandemic threatens to disrupt operations. Gavin Els, project manager at CFS Robotics, says interest is picking up fast among...

UP, CSIR collaborate on smart transport, cities and environments

The University of Pretoria (UP) and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), an entity of the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to collaborate in the area of smart transport, cities and...

SA needs agile data infrastructure to weather Covid-19

In the first few months of 2020, the world was spun on its axis. Faced with a challenge we had not yet encountered on such a scale before, we saw the globe come to a standstill. And as life resumed we were hit with the realisation that there is no going back to the...

Understand business benefits to overcome automation challenges

Peter Clarke, CEO of LanDynamix, says that while automation offers significant benefits, companies will also encounter challenges that need to be worked through. "One of the key principles to bear in mind is that each challenge must be looked at in the context of the...