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All posts by John Eigelaar

John Eigelaar
John Eigelaar is Director and Co-founder of Keystone Electronic Solutions.
  • The Internet of Things can potentially transform the South African job market

    According to the Adcorp Employment Index job availability rose a mere 1.86% in 2015 and, coupled with the skills shortage and economic crisis, the situation can be fairly described as bleak for both business and employee. When it comes to the long-term impact and short-term need there is little that any one solution can do to resolve the skills dilemma, but there is technology which has the potential to positively impact both productivity and profitability while driving skills and careers. The much talked about and often hyped Internet of Things (IoT) has the capability to transform the skills shortage...