Posts tagged as business

Effective tech requires skills diversity

At a time when developing technology skills for a digital world have become a priority, companies will do well not to limit their focus on acquiring computer science and programming talent but also expand into other, more diverse fields. As technology evolves, it is increasingly important to maintain the human link to it. Conversations need […]

Conference explores geotech business benefits and deployment strategies

SA GeoTech 2017, a geospatial business conference, brought the geospatial and related industries together in Gauteng for three days to discuss and demonstrate geospatial and measurement technologies, their business benefits and applications. The conference, which took place from 25 to 27 July 2017, also provided insight into current geotech trends and deployment strategies. Hosted by […]

Empowering students to create tech-sector jobs

  The University of Johannesburg (UJ) aims to incubate thousands of new youth-driven businesses in the technology sector in the next few years in a partnership with Finnish university Laurea, said UJ’s Vice-Chancellor Prof. Ihron Rensburg recently. The university wants to see its students and other young people start businesses valuable to the economy, says Prof. […]

Companies secure Eskom’s vow to not cut electricity

  Eight companies with extensive industrial operations which need uninterrupted power supply filed an urgent court application to stop Eskom from cutting the electricity of the Madibeng municipality in North West province, Netwerk24 reported recently. The court bid in the Pretoria High Court gave rise to Eskom agreeing to not cutting electricity to the municipality at […]