The Robots are NOT Coming

This article by Barry Dwolatzky was published in April 2021 on the Perspectives page of the First Rand website. It is the first in a series on "The 4th Industrial…

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4IR Strategy Gap

This opinion piece by Barry Dwolatzky and Mark Harris was published in Business Maverick on 15th January 2021 Access the Article here

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Running Elections in the 21st Century
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Running Elections in the 21st Century

The 2020 US Election has again raised questions about why digital transformation hasn't embraced national electoral systems. This opinion piece by Prof Barry Dwolatzky explores E-Voting and I-Voting in the 21st Century.

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Can an Innovation Hub be virtual?

Innovation and entrepreneurship depends on social networks. Innovation Hubs are physical spaces which aim to draw like-minded innovators into chance encounters. But what about the situation - which we are now experiencing - where physical proximity is not possible. Can we achieve these same chance encounters in a virtual innovation hub?

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SA Education Needs a Reset
A pupil at Rev. A Mapheto Primary School in Tembisa completes schoolwork on a device. 08 June 2020. (Photo: Elmond Jiyane/ GCIS)

SA Education Needs a Reset

There is a huge digital divide in SA that has had a significant impact on education during the pandemic. This article was published in Daily Maverick

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COVID-19 is Driving 4IR
Communication technology for internet business. Global world network and telecommunication on earth cryptocurrency and blockchain and IoT. Elements of this image furnished by NASA

COVID-19 is Driving 4IR

The COVID-19 Pandemic is driving rapid digital transformation towards the 4th Industrial Revolution.

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