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South Africa gears up to enter a brave new world of 5G


 

President Cyril Ramaphosa is right when he says that to address the triple challenges of poverty, inequality and unemployment South Africa will need to leapfrog into the 4th industrial revolution, the path to which lies in acquiring cutting edge 5G technology. The dreams Ramaphosa articulated in his State of the Nation Address may have sounded […]

Being a digital nomad is a way of life


 

Have multiple mobile devices, will travel — and earn a living. Being a digital nomad is fast becoming a way of life and work for many people, allowing them to travel in their own back yards and the world at leisure. This has been made easier by the rapid growth of the global gig economy, which in turn […]

Legacy modernisation is crucial to business survival


 

When considering application modernisation and management, corporates face the challenge of striking the right balance between cost, quality and time to market. The fundamental aim of application modernisation is to create new business value from existing applications, which were designed to perform a specific function either directly for the user or for another application program. […]

INNOVATION

Being a digital nomad is a way of life

Have multiple mobile devices, will travel -- and earn a living. Being a digital nomad is fast becoming a way of life and work for many people,...

EDUCATION

What the “prisoner’s dilemma” tells us about climate change

The prisoner’s dilemma is a well-known framework in game theory, which is the study of how and why people cooperate or compete with each other. According to...

ECONOMICS

Tourism in South Africa can be better

I read with great interest the opinion piece by Busani Ngcaweni in the Business Day of 9 July 2019.  In it, Ngcaweni quite rightly recognises tourism as a key...