BCX invests ZAR 50 mln in data science academy

Thursday 14 September 2017 | 09:22 CET | News
Telkom's IT services business BCX, formerly Business Connexion, has invested ZAR 50 million in a data science training academy, which plans to create 300 one-year internships in the next three years. The Explore Data Science Academy will serve the demand for big data analytics skills in South Africa. Demand far exceeds current supply, according to the academy.

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Categories: IT
Companies: Business Connexion / Telkom
Countries: South Africa
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