Industry 4.0 – Africa's opportunity to get real about technology

Ignore the
4.0 hype

Africa needs to focus on
real opportunities.

Tuesday, Oct 16th

Burkina Faso, Senegal and Togo need far-reaching reforms to benefit from e-commerce

Burkina Faso, Senegal and Togo need far-reaching reforms to benefit from e-commerce

Reports by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development outline the impact.

What does 4IR actually mean for Africa?

What does 4IR actually mean for Africa?

Continent's emerging's youth will be impacted the most, as mobile-centric business strategies are rolled out to keep continent on track.

NEC says 4.0 can be Africa's hero

NEC says 4.0 can be Africa's hero

Continent has the populations and GDP growth potential to leverage the fourth industrial revolution.

'Silicon Valley-style' investing is impeding East Africa's DFS startups

'Silicon Valley-style' investing is impeding East Africa's DFS startups

A Village Capital report highlights concentrated selective investment, pattern recognition and the 'human capital trap' as key challenges.

ABN InBev invests in Accenture to bolster distribution, sales in Africa

AB InBev invests in Accenture to bolster distribution, sales in Africa

Solution upgrade in Tanzania and Uganda, with roll out planned for Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria and Zambia.

Big data's role in Africa's fight against malaria

Big data's role in Africa's fight against malaria

Newly launched data visualisation tool to be deployed in Zambia, Senegal and Ethiopia.

Microsoft's $7.5bn GitHub deal set for EU approval: sources

Microsoft's $7.5bn GitHub deal set for EU approval: sources

The US software giant looks set to win unconditional €EU antitrust approval for its $7.5 billion purchase of the coding Web site.

Huawei puts AI at centre of smart cities

Huawei puts AI at centre of smart cities

At the Huawei Connect event, the company discussed how to build new smart cities using artificial intelligence.

International espionage incident should ring Africa's alarm bells

International espionage incident should ring Africa's alarm bells

IT security experts say advent of cloud and digitalisation has expanded continent's cyber security threat landscape.

Industry 4.0 – Africa's opportunity to get real about technology

Industry 4.0 – Africa's opportunity to get real about technology

Consider the 'industrial imagination' concept before being swept away by hype and misunderstanding warn experts.

Net1, Zapper set sights on Africa

Net1, Zapper set sights on Africa

The companies have partnered to deploy QR payment technology, targeting key regions across West and East Africa.