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The process from concept and design to production and distribution is not a cheap one, and vehicle manufacturers are faced with the additional challenge of having to balance these costs with what consumers can afford.

 


An enhancement to one of the world’s leading learner experience platforms is about to change the game for South Africa’s Human Resources and Learning & Development professionals.

 

 


Payroll is fundamental to employee engagement and retention. Managed seamlessly, payroll enhances an organisations' reputation and its financial stability and it can play a significant role in the overarching company strategy. 


Rapid digital transformation is underway in South Africa's healthcare sector.  With a vision of improving access and enhancing patient care, supporting healthcare practitioners and saving costs, the country's healthcare providers are reshaping the patient journey and laying the digital foundations for the future.


South Africa has made great strides towards more equitable gender representation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) over the past decade, meaning that there has never been a better time for young women to consider a career in STEM-related fields. That's especially the case with the shortage of skills in STEM in South Africa.

 


The scramble for businesses to digitalise for better customer reach or to improve internal process efficiencies, is creating a new set of cyber security risks that many companies are not prepared for - or even aware that they exist in some cases. 


Covid-19 has taught us to shy away from predictions – the future is an uncertain landscape. Yet some areas allow for more accurate predictions. Examples of this are data-rich fields such as baseball and the career development of its players.


In South Africa, only 13% of graduates leaving tertiary institutions with qualifications in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are women.


It's full steam ahead for leading South African NGO, PROTEC, as it prepares to launch GE's inaugural Next Engineers – a global further education readiness programme– to the first cohort of 750 high school students across Johannesburg in early 2022, in a mission to inspire the next generation of engineers: the innovators, problem-solvers, and leaders of tomorrow.


President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed a new bill into law that could see many people face consequences for the messages they share on social media platforms. 


The benefits of coaching, helping individuals and organisations to achieve their goals, are out of reach for many, due to high costs and scarcity of skilled coaches – but new research showing the effectiveness of an Artificial Intelligence (AI) coach called Vici is set to change that and democratise the business of coaching.


The impact of technology on the world over the past two decades has been unsurpassed, with countless industries being disrupted by technological advances and developments. Over the past five years, this impact has become prevalent in the established financial sector, with emerging technologies increasingly affecting incumbent businesses and their clients.
 


Despite concerted efforts to narrow the gender gap in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education, major inequalities persist. According to UNESCO, women account for a mere 28% of those pursuing STEM careers in Sub-Saharan Africa, below the global average of 30%.


Microsoft and non-profit social enterprise, Tech4Dev have partnered on the Women Techsters Initiative to train girls and women across Africa in coding and deep tech skills, aiming to bridge the digital and technology divide and ensure equal access to opportunities across the continent.


We live in a world that is connected with technology. When was the last time you left home without your cellphone, didn’t watch TV or log onto your computer to check your emails? Chances are not very long. Although technology has it’s benefits, it also effects peoples communication skills and they socialize all together. It leads to a lack of emotion, ignorance of personal space, a absence of intimacy.

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