The future of fast food – Johan Fourie
The fast food industry is one of the most competitive. Yet there are still ways it become more efficient and provide a better service. With the focus on speed in an already competitive environment, one would imagine that there is little room for further efficiency gains. But that would be wrong, as a recent Predictive Insights report reveals.
35 Most Innovative South Africa Based Machine Learning Companies
This article showcases our top picks for the best South Africa based Machine Learning companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Machine Learning industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
40 Most Innovative South Africa Based Artificial Intelligence Companies
This article showcases our top picks for the best South Africa based Artificial Intelligence companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Artificial Intelligence industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
SA chicken chain Hungry Lion harnesses AI to reduce errors – Ventureburn
SA chicken empire Hungry Lion announced it has brought on AI platform Predictive Insights to reduce errors in demand forecasts and staff scheduling.
The startup developed a process that extracts point of sales data, staff scheduling data and clock-in data (showing the time staff arrived and left and when they took breaks) from each of Hungry Lion’s branches daily.
Alphawave Group secures R100-million investment – Ventureburn
A Stellenbosch-based technology investment group, Alphawave Group has received an R100-million investment from Kagiso Capital. In an official press release, Frans Meyer, CEO of Alphawave Group, explains how the investment will increase the speed of expansion for their group.
EMS postdoctoral fellow wins international data science challenge
Dr Cobus Burger, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Economics, was named the winner of an international data science challenge aimed at helping the South African government reduce road accident fatalities.
Man vs. machine: How humans tackled AI…and lost
Like social media, virtual reality, drones, and cloud services before them, the impending doom of AI robots taking our jobs drew conference audiences. Neil Rankin of Predictive Insights explains, “Identifying regular trends is difficult for humans, particularly if there are lots of overlapping patterns.”
A primer on the South African artificial intelligence ecosystem – Ventureburn
Here’s everything you need to know about the artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning tech ecosystem in South Africa.