BCX recently announced the winners of the Digital Innovation Awards 2022 at the Sunday Times Top 100 award ceremony in Johannesburg.
The prestigious fourth Digital Innovation annual award has revealed great ingenuity from the South African SME, corporate and enterprise sectors. “We believe that now, more than ever, South Africa is making strides towards embracing and participating in the fourth Industrial Revolution,” said BCX CEO Jonas Bogoshi. The innovation we have seen thus far is a testament to our growth and development as a country.
From 42 entries, six finalists were selected across various categories. BCX is proud to announce the overall winners of the Digital Innovation Awards 2022.
Winners of the 2022 Digital Innovation Awards: SME category
Third place: Acumen Software for My Smart City
This is a platform created for the convenience of citizens by giving them access to resources and information that pertains to their city. It connects the citizen to service providers in their city and empowers them with tools to navigate their city and log issues that need attention. (Watch TechCentral’s TC|Daily interview with My Smart City CEO Joao Zoio.)
Second place: Envisionit Deep AI – Radify
With a commitment to fighting the impact of Covid-19, Radify was developed to enable the efficiency of diagnosis while prioritising care for people who need it most. It detects 20 major abnormalities on chest X-rays – including TB and Covid-19 pneumonia-related pathologies. In addition, it can label and prioritise over 2000 X-rays per minute.
Winner: Ctrl Technologies — creating digital insurance advisors
Launched in 2018, Financial Intermediaries (CFI) was South Africa’s first fully digital insurance advisor. The app allows users to go through the entire insurance process all in one platform, including quotes and cover. Through this app, Ctrl has created smart solutions for the insurance industry.
Winners of the 2022 Digital Innovation Awards: Corporate/Enterprise
Third place: iiDentifii — facial biometric digital authentication platform
With the assurance of genuine presence, facial authentication, identity document verification and facial biometric verification, this platform can build on KYC (know your customer) to even greater effect in the African market.
Second place: ShopriteX – Checkers Xtra Savings Sixty60 integration
This innovation is known for its ease of use, rapid delivery and customer experience. The Checkers Sixty60 grocery app allows users to link their Xtra Savings card to their profile in the app and utilise personalised deals. It has expanded to over 261 stores across all nine provinces and has created more than 4 100 new jobs.
Winner: Discovery Bank — shared value in banking
The shared value banking model assists clients in managing their money well, creating less risk and more value, which we share back with you through improved interest rates and rewards.
The system works on the following principles: how well you manage what you earn; the ability to bank anywhere and at any time with a bank branch; and making a meaningful impact in society through financial well-being.
“A big thank you to all the participants, and congratulations to the winners of the Digital Innovation Awards 2022. We are proud to have experienced their innovative excellence and trust that this will open a platform for more innovation towards a digitally transformed future in South Africa,” said Bogoshi.
BCX is a strategic business partner, reimagining digital road maps and implementing integrated systems that drive evolution and growth for organisations. Born in South Africa and a giant in the digital space, BCX, is a subsidiary of Telkom.
As a digital transformation partner for enterprises and public sector organisations across various industries and sectors within South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, the UK and Zambia, BCX delivers solutions impacting how people live, learn and work every day.
For over 40 years, BCX has evolved from a trusted ICT partner to a full-service digital transformation enabler. BCX is a proud level-2 B-BBEE company with over 5 000 employees committed to enabling transformation through deep industry expertise and expertly crafted solutions incorporating the broadest portfolio of world-leading products and our extensive partner ecosystem.
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