• #8: Digital Transformation

    This episode deals with the concept of the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”, or 4IR.  Prof Barry believes that the problem with the term 4IR is that it lacks a clear definition. […]

  • #7: Skills

    IT Skills are in short supply around the world. For decades the faster growing digital economies of the Northern Hemisphere have sucked IT skills out of the developing world. South […]

  • #6: Entrepreneurship

    South Africa and Africa need to embrace innovation and entrepreneurship if they are to deal successfully with the Triple Challenge of poverty, inequality and unemployment. Prof Barry speaks to Kerryn […]

  • #5: IT Industry

    In the late 1990s a strategy for growing South Africa’s IT Industry was developed. Although it offered a clear vision for the future of the Industry, very few of the […]

  • #4: Software Engineering

    Episode 4 of our podcast touches on some of the software concepts that gave rise to the “4th Industrial Revolution”. Prof Barry Dwolatzky and Kerryn Gammie discuss OOD, digital twins […]

  • #3: Grand Geek (pt 3)

    In this 3rd and final episode of “Becoming the Grand Geek”, Prof Barry talks about how in the 1990’s he and Alan Meyer ran a large research and development effort […]