Posts tagged as technology

Government to invest R7,8-billion in the knowledge economy

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) plans to invest hundreds of millions of Rands on programmes in the knowledge economy to stimulate economic growth, enhance energy security, and promote the country as a research and development destination. The Minister of Science and Technology, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, delivered her first budget vote as the department finalises a […]

The machines are coming. Are you ready?

Revolution is in the air, and it has nothing to do with President Zuma.  Industry disruptors are continuing to head our way in a series of waves; transforming the business world and rocking the comfort zones of established, successful organisations across all business sectors. No-one is immune. Following the enthusiastic embracing of Uber and Airbnb […]

Past performance is no guarantee of future success

The World Energy Council released its 2017 Annual Report recently. The report, sub-titled “The energy transition: How innovation is driving change”, considers information from 17 industry leaders from a number of countries from South America to the Middle East. It concludes that new technologies will introduce dramatic changes to the energy sectors of both developed […]

Mobile tech day: Talking directly to the customer

  Eaton will launch its 2017 Mobile Technology Day Tour, a month-long mobile exhibition showcasing Eaton’s latest innovative technologies and solutions for the commercial buildings and utilities industries when the tour commences on Monday, 21 August 2017 at the Durban Royal Golf Club in Durban, South Africa.   The Eaton Mobile Tech Day is an […]

Recognised for a life dedicated to science, engineering and technology

  The minister of science and technology, Nalendi Pandor, presented a lifetime achievement award to Prof. Nicolas Beukes at the recent NSTF-South32 Awards ceremony. Prof. Beukes was recognised for his outstanding contribution to science, engineering and technology (SET) and innovation in South Africa over many years. The National Science and Technology Forum (NTSF) held a […]