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HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS SHAPING ASSISTANCE SERVICES Artificial intelligence (AI) is defined as the ability for an instrument or tool to make sense of a problem or a set of data with a level of accuracy and in far less time than a human being can solve it. AI is already adding immense business value in terms of the provision of assistance services, enabling faster and more accurate responses, which is critical in emergency situations and can literally mean the difference between life and death.
Due to the fact that telematics monitoring is almost standard in most vehicles these days, it is possible for AI to track the exact location of a car and automatically dispatch
14 Dec 2017 - C. C.
EDUCATION TRANSFORMS WOMEN INTO INSPIRATIONAL LEADERS As a young girl growing up in Apartheid South Africa, one of the most significant gifts my parents bestowed on me was an understanding of the magnitude of education and the value of hard work. Since then, this immeasurable insight has been the guiding light by which I have navigated my way through my life and career.
While I have never once lost sight of the immense value of lifelong learning as a door opener for all individuals, I was recently reminded of just how significant education is for
15 Nov 2017
WHAT LEAN MANAGEMENT CAN DO FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co, based in Columbus Ohio, notes a saving of US$28 million, following the incorporation of Lean and Agile practices into its IT system. This company serves as a great case study for how both local and global companies can improve their bottom line by incorporating the Lean Management System.
The Lean Management System is a way of thinking that influences the way we work, engage with others and deliver to the customer. The main goal of lean thinking is to maximise
15 Nov 2017
OBESITY: INHERITING A GLOBAL PHENOMENON South Africa has seen a massive increase in westernised diets and the concomitant growth in fast food chains. Last year, the launch of Burgher King almost 5000 people line up outside for their first taste of the famous Whopper Burger in Cape Town.
This growth of fast food chains is a positive sign of confidence in the South African economy and indicates how African consumer’s palates and the market have
08 Nov 2017 - E. G.
COLUMN What lean management can do for financial services
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co, based in Columbus Ohio, notes a saving of US$28 million, following the incorporation of Lean and Agile practices into its IT system.
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