Posts tagged as digitalisation

Don’t delay starting your company’s digital journey

Digital transformation may sound like a buzz word, but speakers at the tenth annual MESA Africa conference said that companies should not delay starting their digital journey if they want to stay relevant in their industries. Addressing the theme “Smart manufacturing and the digital enterprise”, Pieter Theron of PWC said that a recent survey showed […]

The lighting revolution in summary

According to Signify CEO for Africa, Tamer Abol Ghar, the evolution of lighting was off to a slow start some 140 years ago, with the invention of the light bulb; for some 120 years, the only developments in lighting were variants on the shape and size of light bulbs. This was followed by the quest […]

Hackathon incubates water-wise innovation

Urbanisation is affecting the world’s water reserves and, by 2030, the world will need 40% more potable water than is currently available. Compounding the issue and according to the UN’s Water for Life report, it is estimated that some 300 of the 800-million inhabitants of sub-Saharan Africa live in water-scarce environments. South Africa’s Western Cape province is […]

Automation and digitisation will benefit Africa, create jobs

The view that automation will create jobs, and that this and digitisation will benefit Africa was the overriding opinion from panelists taking part in various panel and the collaboration deck discussions held during the two-day ABB Customer World Africa 2018 held in Sandton, Johanneburg. ABB chief technology officer, Bazmi Husain, said that automation and digitisation will […]