The rise of AI in the job market

Artificial intelligence (AI) can no longer be considered the stuff of science fiction, writes Frank Rizzo, technology sector leader at KPMG in South Africa.  In fact, it has evolved to such an extent that many companies will soon be using elements of it to streamline job functions – and this represents a significant opportunity for employees in the digital world.

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Welcome to the IT revolution

IT organisations today are participating in the building of a new digital platform with intelligence at the centre - and it enables businesses, can collapse industries and can fundamentally change society itself.

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VMware channel is ready for cross-cloud

Disruption is not confined to end user companies: IT resellers also have to transform their businesses in light of digital transformation.

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Small businesses need to take stewardship of their financial health

Small businesses are often the first ones to be hardest hit during difficult times.

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Acer dives head-first into IoT marketplace

It’s already obvious that the Internet of Things (IoT) is going to be the next big thing, and companies that embrace the technologies that make up IoT – and start to add value – will be the ones that succeed in 2017 and beyond.

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Getting connected …

The beer in my glass was just about to reach Two Rand Tango level (almost empty) and I sighed.

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Ransomware on the rise ...

Ransomware is one of the most prevalent and terrifying security threats today, and it is on the rise, with stories of new types and infections hitting the headlines on a daily basis.

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Get more bang for your buck

I sat at the unfamiliar dark wooden table in my usual spot at The Local and gazed around me.

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IT and education – how do you even begin to scratch the surface?

The question of education and the role that can or should be played by the information technology (IT) industry in this field if human endeavour (this month’s cover story) is a multi-facetted and potentially hugely complex subject that can hardly be dealt with to any satisfactory degree in a single issue of this venerated publication.

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Formula One fast-tracking

The explosive arrival of Max Verstappen on the Formula One scene has again demonstrated how truly talented drivers are able to scale the ladder to motorsport’s pinnacle two (or more) steps at a time.

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