Multi-cloud strategy – It’s everyone’s reality

In today’s digital economy, IT organisations are increasingly using public cloud technologies and services to meet their needs for increased agility and innovation, as well as cost management. Speaking at the VeeamON 2018 Forum in Johannesburg, Trent Odgers, Veeam cloud manager South Africa, said that use of public cloud technologies becomes more complicated when companies […]

Irregular municipal expenditure up by 75%

Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) is concerned about the 75% increase in irregular municipal expenditure, from R16,2-billion in the previous year to R28,4-billion in the year under review, as reported in the recent Auditor General’s report. While CESA acknowledges the significant effort made by municipalities in 2016/17 to identify and report on irregular expenditure incurred […]

University of Pretoria formalises AI and machine learning research

MultiChoice South Africa and the University of Pretoria (UP) have entered into a partnership to develop and sustain scarce artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technology skills in South Africa by establishing a fully-funded research chair of AI and ML at the University of Pretoria. The field of AI, and specifically machine and deep […]

Public comment invited for the E-skills bill

Parliament has called for public comment on the Ikamva National E-skills Institute (iNeSI) bill. The bill seeks to, amongst others, establish iNeSI as a juristic person. It will integrate the work done by the National Electronic Media Institute of South Africa (NEMISA), the e-Skills Institute (e-SI), and the Institute for Satellite and Software Applications (ISSA). […]