Author Archive | Doug Parry

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SACLA 2018, best paper and Springer CCIS publication

In a new article (soon to be published in an upcoming volume of Springer’s ‘Communications in Computer and Information Science’ series) Douglas Parry and Daniel le Roux, of the CTRG, consider the determinants of off-task media use in university lectures. Daniel le Roux recently presented this paper at the 2018 annual conference of the South African Computer Lecturers […]

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New Article Published on the Possible Future Impact of Automation on Labour Demand in South Africa

Dr. Daniel le Roux  recently published a new article investigating the impact of automation on labour demand in South Africa. In the two centuries since the Industrial Revolution technological progress has had a major impact on the types of work humans perform. The invention of increasingly advanced machinery decreases, on one hand, the need for […]

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Pictured: Ben Strydom (GlueData) with Stephanie Goode, Jacques Jordaan, Morakane Kepa, and Pieter-Dirk Strauss

Winning ISM Honours Development Project

It is the end of the first semester, which means that the BCom Honours Program in Information Systems Management concludes with a six-week long innovation, analysis and development project. This year the class was presented with the following brief: Build a carpooling application to help alleviate the problem of traffic congestion in the town of […]

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