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  • Is Machine Learning the Key to Efficient Project Management?

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    Category Industry
    16 July 2019
    Written by: Quintus Potgieter
    Machine learning and artificial intelligence could be the key to simplifying project management. As it stands, engineering project management is an arduous process. Many factors need to be considered, including project lifecycle, scheduling, costs, and...
  • Transitioning into Industry 4.0 with Micro-credentials

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    Category Education
    16 July 2019
    Written by: Elyse Simich
    By now, I’m sure you’ve all heard plenty about the fourth industrial revolution  (i4.0) and how technology has the potential to create jobs we previously never dreamed about. Some commentators have taken a pessimistic view on its potential impact on...
  • Autonomous solutions coming soon to offshore wind turbines

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    Category Developments
    16 July 2019
    Written by: Quintus Potgieter
    Offshore wind turbines have continued to face a glaring problem ever since their conception: their maintenance being a dangerous endeavor any engineer involved. A number of occupational health and safety measures must be put in place to protect...
  • The future (and food) is coming via drone technology

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    Category Developments
    16 July 2019
    Written by: Quintus Potgieter
    It appears capitalism plus mechanical engineering equals food deliveries, with Uber set to deliver McDonald’s via drones in California later this year. Uber Elevate is the department responsible for this — its focus is on developing aerial delivery and...
  • Engineers betting all their chips on AI

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    Category Developments
    16 July 2019
    Written by: Quintus Potgieter
    Engineers are no strangers to technological advancement. The advent of the computer has rapidly transformed the world, and engineers are constantly driving the growth of technology. Development of computers has now reached levels once thought...

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