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YES adds Blossom Care, Buddibox initiatives to its Tembisa hub

By: Marleny Arnoldi     28th May 2019 The Youth Employment Service (YES) on Tuesday launched two additional initiatives at its flagship hub in Tembisa. The additions of Blossom Care Solutions and Buddibox will result in an additional 50 direct and 300 indirect jobs being created. 

Altron targets growth after concluding two-year turnaround phase

By: Natasha Odendaal     24th May 2019 After a tough two years, JSE-listed Allied Electronics (Altron) has marked the conclusion of its turnaround phase, with growth on the cards as it tracks a year ahead of its five-year strategy plan. During the year-end presentation of its 2019 financial results, the group announced it was in sight... 

YES helps position S Africa as credible springboard into continent again 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     17th May 2019 Foreign direct investment is critical to the development of the South African economy and some innovative thinking by the Department of Trade and Industry has turned recently gazetted amendments regarding the Youth Employment Service into an additional arrow in the DTI’s quiver on a recent... 

The rise of autonomous vehicles in Africa, and why ethics matter

29th April 2019 By Rudeon Snell, Leonardo Lead at SAP Africa There is little doubt that autonomous vehicles, more commonly known as self-driving cars, are set to be transformational. The market alone is set to reach roughly $42-billion by 2025 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) projected at 21% until... 

Zebra Introduces Flagship MC9300 Mobile Computer Ideal for On-Demand Economy

9th April 2019 Expanded portfolio takes productivity and efficiency to the next level in industrial environments Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, today announced the... 

Tetra Pak has introduced the factory of the future

8th April 2019 Tetra Pak has unveiled its “factory of the future” where digital technology revolutionises the way food manufacturing plants operate.  Machines will be able to communicate with each other as well as with the digital systems of the entire operation, automatically diagnosing problems, ordering and... 

Vodacom Foundation upgrades schools in Limpopo

By: Natasha Odendaal     5th April 2019 The Vodacom Foundation has developed a new education ecosystem leveraging technological innovations to develop the required technology skills for the future, from childhood to adulthood. Teaming up with the Department of Basic Education (DBE), the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the United Nations... 

EOH expects Microsoft investigations to be completed by end-May

By: Schalk Burger     4th April 2019 JSE-listed information technology services group EOH expects the investigations into alleged impropriety in the resale of multinational technology company Microsoft’s licences to be completed by the end of May, EOH CEO Stephen van Coller said in an update to shareholders sent out on Wednesday.... 

Technology, the core of employee engagement and talent retention – DAC Systems

1st April 2019 Next-generation core systems technology like Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Talent is redefining the process of employee engagement and talent retention. This is according to Bernadette Froelich, Human Capital Manager at DAC Systems, a Microsoft Gold Certified partner and leading provider of ICT... 

Square Kilometre Array project, Africa and Australia

By: Sheila Barradas     29th March 2019 The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory has announced that the Integrated Environmental Management Plan for Phase 1 of the SKA midfrequency array was gazetted recently by Environmental Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane. 

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