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Siemens launches Atlas of Digitalization to measure readiness and potential for City 4.0

Atlas identifies digital readiness and potential for six cities: Dubai, Los Angeles, London, Buenos Aires, Taipei and Johannesburg

Siemens (www.Siemens.co.za) has launched a new web-based application which reveals the readiness and potential of six major cities to embrace digitalization and develop new ways of living, working and interacting. The Atlas of Digitalization focuses on 3 interconnected themes - Mobility, Sustainability and Opportunity – and assesses how the fourth…

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Siemens launches FABRIC – Turning urban data into a dynamic visualization of Jamestown

Siemens launched an extraordinary data visualization project called FABRIC at the German Africa Business Summit in Accra

Design and Data combine to tell a fascinating story about Jamestown, Accra; Leveraging Digital technology with Electrification and Automation domain know-how can help build a more resilient Ghana. Siemens (www.Siemens.com) launched an extraordinary data visualization project called FABRIC at the German Africa Business Summit in Accra, demonstrating how crucial data…

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Siemens and Ethiopia collaborate to address urgent energy and infrastructure challenges

Siemens is currently helping to increase the reliability of energy supply through an interconnector being built between Kenya and Ethiopia

Siemens (www.Siemens.com) today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to support the government’s objective of becoming a low middle-income country by 2025. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) addresses the country’s energy and infrastructure sectors. Other key aspects of the agreement…

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Digitalization inspires a sustainable business opportunity in Alexandra Township

Siemens is leading the charge in embracing digitalization to make a positive impact in society

The Digital Transformation of enterprise and society is changing the way people work and how we function. Siemens (https://www.Siemens.com) is leading the charge in embracing digitalization to make a positive impact in society. Partnership with Legae Larona, 100% Black owned Women Enterprise, to create proudly South Africa merchandise using a data visualization of…

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Fashion and Data Combine to Create Iconic African Designs

Three iconic African fashion designers were brought on board to create 12 extraordinary outfits from vast amounts of data extracted from the cities of Nairobi, Lagos and Johannesburg

The power of technology and fashion have combined in a thought-provoking project that demonstrates how data can transform African cities. Tech leader Siemens  (www.Siemens.com) used data from the cities of Lagos, Nairobi and Johannesburg and wove it into unique fabrics which tell a story about each city. Three iconic African…

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Small Businesses In South Africa Critical To The 4th Industrial Revolution

One of the major impacts industry 4.0 will have on the country remains its effects 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…

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Siemens takes Digital Solutions of the year award at Africa Utility Week

Siemens provides a comprehensive portfolio of products, solutions, and services to help build and operate microgrids of any size

Siemens (www.Siemens.com) wins the Digital Solutions of the year award for its Siemens South Africa Head Quarters Micro Grid Project at the Africa Utility Week Industry Awards evening which took place in Cape Town last night. Why Microgrids are the future of Energy Management The traditional power grid provides reliable…

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Siemens and Anglo American Platinum collaborate on digital and automation skills development in Africa

There is an opportunity, especially in Africa to embrace new and exponential technologies combined with human talent to accelerate industrialization and drive economic growth

Currently, one of the most debated topics influencing innovation is digitalization and its impact on the future of employment. It is met with equal parts excitement and trepidation. No matter how you look at it, digital transformation and a truly connected global economy is already upon us. Siemens (www.Siemens.com) has…

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CORRECTION: Making water infrastructure intelligent is a water wise move for Africa

By Sabine Dall’Omo, CEO for Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa

Rapid urbanisation across the continent is having an effect on water demands and it is estimated that by the year 2030, the world will need 40% more water than its current accessible, reliable supply.  Compounding the issue and according to the UN’s Water for Life Report (https://goo.gl/K9w4fY) it is estimated…

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Siemens creates opportunities for digitalization skills development across Africa

44% of all work activities in Ethiopia are susceptible to automation, as are 46% in Nigeria, 52% in Kenya and 41% in South Africa

The Internet of Things (IoT) is set to revolutionize the job market and African industry must adapt to survive Siemens aims to help accelerate digitalization skills and empower those who will be leading the change  State-of-the-art automation equipment donated to engineering faculties in five African markets The Fourth Industrial Revolution…