Posts tagged as digitalisation

Innovating Africa’s industries

Endress+Hauser South Africa hosted its Innovating Africa’s Industries (IAI) conference at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg. The event took place on 29 August 2019. The IAI is an industry forum established by Endress+Hauser and other industry players to collaborate on addressing the challenges faced by the process automation industry by means of innovation and new technology. The […]

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 […]