Digitalisation

4IR

Op-Ed: What is the next stop for the Internet of Things?

The rise of the Artificial Intelligence of the Internet of Things present new business opportunities. But what is the impact of an AI-enabled IoT in future?
Mercy Chelangat. IEEE Smart Village Ambassador in East Africa

Kenya’s green at heart techie is devoted to smart villages

Mercy Chelangat, an electrical engineer and IEEE Smart Village Ambassador in East Africa, talks about emerging technologies and electrification strategies.
4IR

Emerging 4IR brings new opportunities for SA’s ICT sector

The ICT brain drain and slow ICT skills development threaten South Africa's Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) progress, writes IITPSA board members.
African digital leaders

Equipping African digital leaders for the fourth industrial revolution

GE and the Africa Leadership University have kicked-off the 3rd cohort of the AIIP, aimed at equipping digital leaders for the 4th industrial revolution.
innovation projects

Op-Ed: IoT empowering electrical distribution systems

Quintin Mccutcheon from Schneider Electric talks about how many facility teams are still working “in the dark” by not leveraging available, proven IoT -enabled power management technology.
Virtual reality

Virtual reality, a game changer in training power professionals

Thematic Research: Virtual Reality in Power report highlights that virtual reality training could bring new value to the power industry.
Siemens

Siemens to equip an Indian coal plant with digital twin solutions

Siemens will install a complete thermal twin for the plant in Lalitpur, Uttar Pradesh, which is owned by Lalitpur Power Generation Company Limited.
Digital Economy

Findings of World Bank’s Nigeria Digital Economy Diagnostic Report

The World Bank Group launched its first Nigeria Digital Economy Diagnostic Report during an eSummit hosted by the government on 28 November.
Utility-telecom

Twelve reasons to transform utility distribution networks

Electric utilities can transform their assets from utility-infrastructure to utility-telecom to optimise through the reuse of networks to generate revenue.

Africa is on par with the world on embracing 4IR

AfDB's report reveals a continent that is embracing the brave new world of the 4IR but needs to improve access to finance, skills and inclusive growth.

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