One of the major impact industry 4.0 will have on the country remains its effect on the country’s workforce and industry
Small businesses will be critical to South Africa in the 4th industrial revolution while access to information will revolutionize education. This was highlighted at an insightful panel discussion in Midrand on Thursday (5 July). The topic debated was: “Is South Africa Ready for the 4th Industrial Revolution?” Panel speakers included
The discussion, hosted collaboratively by Siemens and CNBC Africa, explored effects industry 4.0 would have on the country. Delegates from business and government heard that shying away from connectivity and artificial intelligence was not the answer. Yes, the robots are rising but they will never replace humans.
Industry 4.0 is drastically changing the work landscape, how we live and how we do things but with the involvement of academic institutions, government, private institutions and the South African society, we can ensure that this digital revolution will only impact the country positively.
“There is no place to hide from connectivity. South Africa cannot step aside and not participate. We need to actively participate and shape South …read more