Posts tagged as Tshimologong Precinct

Innovation competition launched to improve travel across Africa

The SITA Air Transport Community Foundation, based in the UK, in conjunction with Wits University and the Tshimologong Precinct, has launched an innovation competition to address the question: What information, tools or technology will first-time air travellers in Africa need to make their journeys easy, successful and enjoyable? The SITA Air Transport Community Foundation Innovation […]

A place for digital software advancement

  The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) and its partners in government, business and industry launched the Wits Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, on 1 September 2016. Tshimologong will incubate start-ups, commercialise research and develop high-level digital skills for students, working professionals and unemployed youths. Through Wits’ Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE), Tshimologong […]

Research lab opens in Braamfontein

  IBM opened its second research location on the African continent at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) Tshimologong Precinct in Braamfontein, Johannesburg on 25 August 2016. The two-level, 900 m2 lab has a DIY maker-space with electronic design equipment and a 3D printer. Agile work space provides a collaborative environment for IBM scientists to train […]

ICT skills – South Africa needs to translate policy into capacity building

  At the recent launch of the seventh consecutive skills trends survey in the South African ICT sector, Adrian Schofield, JCSE’s manager of Applied Research reported that South Africa continues to fall behind its African peers while the state of the local economy sees the sector’s clients cut back their own expenditure. The survey is […]