Archive for August, 2017

Microsoft partnership fights child labour in DRC

August 31, 2017 5:52 am1 comment
Microsoft partnership fights child labour in DRC

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA – AN expanded partnership between Microsoft and Pact, the nongovernmental organisation, is poised to address child labor in mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). On Wednesday, Microsoft made a new, three-year financial commitment to support Pact’s work to address the problem. This […]

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SMEs big winners at Eskom business investment competition

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Company representatives of category winners at the Eskom Business Foundation 2017 Business Investment Competition IMAGE PROVIDED

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – REBA Chemicals, the Johannesburg-based company, has emerged the overall national winner of the 2017 Business Investment Competition (BIC). Selected by a panel of adjudicators Reba Chemicals’ innovation and business acumen ensured they stood out from 1 202 applications received for this year’s competition. The business, […]

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Without analytics, AI is purely artificial, no ‘intelligence’

August 30, 2017 12:59 pm2 comments
Neil Herbert, Director of Business Analytics at SAP Africa

By NEIL HERBERT ANALYTICS is not a passive tool. Smart business leaders are combining data with multiple machine learning algorithms and in-memory computing capabilities to gain real-time and predictive insights that can assist with quicker and more accurate decision-making. Without analytics, AI is purely artificial Despite the current wave of excitement […]

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