Higher education institutions have long been considered to be the repositories of knowledge and learning and the structures through which knowledge is produced and disseminated. Today, higher education institutions appear to be susceptible to technology disruption as much as other information-centric industries.
Equipping the youth with cybersecurity skills will benefit our economy by curtailing unemployment, while upskilling current employees will protect large corporations from losses caused by cyber crimes.
Ian McAlister, General Manager at CRS Technologies, believes that digitalising payroll solutions can signify the watershed moment for a company to embrace a cloud-based approach across its systems and processes – streamlining the organisation and creating agility.
The construction industry has a significant role to play in South Africa, despite being one of the sectors that were hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Locally, the industry is expected to grow by 6.1% in 2021 alone, by way of adopting new construction technology.
Grey Jabesi is an African Tech entrepreneur and investor. He is the founder of Crypto University (CU), Buy Bitcoin Malawi and Khodo App, Imojimotion, Alfajiri Ventures, and United Africa Blockchain Association.