Posts tagged as engineerIT

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 […]

Bridging the IT-OT convergence gap

  The convergence of information technology (IT) and operation technology (OT) is no longer news, and yet many business opportunities in industrial digitisation is not capitalised upon said Barry Elliott, Rockwell Automation’s operations manager, at a presentation to clients at the company’s Randburg offices. According to Elliot, many benefits of this integration are within the […]

IoT makes security protection imperative for embedded software

  Manufacturers of appliances, automotive, consumer electronics and medical devices are rapidly expanding the use of embedded devices powered by software, making products smaller and adding new features and in many instances reduce the energy consumption. Many analysts say this is only the beginning and that in the future just about everything will be embracing some device driven […]