An IITPSA Special Interest Group webinar 22 April 2021
To increase our competitive value proposition as an international commercial destination, South African businesses need to rapidly increase the automation of their back and front office operations. The introduction of smart automation technology platforms such as Robotic Process Automation and Intelligent Automation offers a unique opportunity to achieve this goal. But it also introduces fundamental challenges around likely job losses and the reskilling of large teams.
How should business leaders approach smart automation, given the balancing act between an increasingly competitive landscape and the retention and training of their workforce?
Join us for a special IITPSA event where Johan Steyn, IITPSA Chair: Special Interest Group – AI & Robotics, will discuss the practical steps to smart automation with Zanele May and Atenkosi Ngubevana - two local market leaders who have been in the trenches of corporate automation initiatives.
IITPSA (Tony Parry)
Zanele May is Head of the Automation COE at Sanlam. She is recognised for her exceptional skills in Program & Project Management, RPA & Automation, and has over 20 years’ experience across various industries, including Government, where she served as Parliament project manager for four years, and the private sector in Financial Services, Retail, Oil & Gas and Engineering.
Atenkosi Ngubevana is Group Executive: Digital Process Re-engineering at Vodacom. As an energetic evangelist of digital transformation, she has led strategic digitisation programmes for multinational organisations over the EMEA, LATAM and APAC regions and managed digitisation strategies in South Africa, Mozambique, Lesotho, Tanzania , Ghana and the DRC.Among her achievements are setting up the first Vodacom Centre of Excellence for RPA.
Webinar Presenter (Moderator), Johan Steyn, is currently with IQbusiness, a technology management consulting firm. Johan is a published author and Chair of the IITPSA Special Interest Group on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics.