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Golden age of tech coming, but scores of jobs at risk, says futurist

Golden age of tech coming, but scores of jobs at risk, says futurist Smart connected machines are set to put both blue collar and white collar workers out of jobs in large numbers, and this wave of change will force paradigm shifts in education, work and society as a whole. So says Sean Culey Business […]

Due diligence crucial before investing in a DeFi project

Due diligence crucial before investing in a DeFi project As a relatively new, high value ecosystem, the decentralised financial services – DeFi – permissionless financial services ecosystem is vulnerable and should be approached with due diligence. This is according to John Singh, chair of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) Blockchain special […]

IITPSA acknowledged as preferred professional body for IT critical skills assessments in SA

IITPSA acknowledged as preferred professional body for IT critical skills assessments in SA The Institute for Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) is acknowledged as the preferred professional body for ICT professionals seeking critical skills visas to work in South Africa, as highlighted in the latest draft of the South African Critical Skills List issued […]

IITPSA President’s Awards 2020 finalists named

IITPSA President’s Awards 2020 finalists named   The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) has released the list of finalists for the 2020 IITPSA President’s Awards. The 2020 awards, which were delayed by the Covid-19 lockdown and are themed “Excellence in Adversity”, will recognise those IT professionals who excelled during a particularly challenging […]

Covid-19 forced the hard business conversations, says leading businessman

Covid-19 forced the hard business conversations, says leading businessman The Covid-19 pandemic forced businesses to have the hard conversations; reassess their strategies and negotiate better terms; and those that have adapted well will be positioned to grow the South African economy out of its slump. This is according to leading businessman Isaac Mophatlane, co-founder, shareholder […]

IITPSA Eastern Cape Chapter names ten committee members for 2021

  Ten committee members have been elected to head up the Eastern Cape Chapter of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) for 2021.   During the Chapter’s AGM this week, members voted to appoint three new committee members to join the existing committee of seven, strengthening the small, but active chapter’s leadership. […]

Golden age of tech coming, but scores of jobs at risk, says futurist

Golden age of tech coming, but scores of jobs at risk, says futurist Smart connected machines are set to put both blue collar and white collar workers out of jobs in large numbers, and this wave of change will force paradigm shifts in education, work and society as a whole. So says Sean Culey Business […]

IITPSA has IP3 accreditation renewed; set to align Code of Conduct with IFIP Code of Ethics

IITPSA has IP3 accreditation renewed; set to align Code of Conduct with IFIP Code of Ethics   The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) has achieved the renewal of its International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) IP3 accreditation for a further five years. IFIP’s International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3) is a platform to […]

Golden age of tech coming, but scores of jobs at risk, says futurist

Golden age of tech coming, but scores of jobs at risk, says futurist Smart connected machines are set to put both blue collar and white collar workers out of jobs in large numbers, and this wave of change will force paradigm shifts in education, work and society as a whole. So says Sean Culey Business […]

Failure to patch and update software a noteworthy fail, says IITPSA

 Failure to patch and update software a noteworthy fail, says IITPSA ICT professionals, security and governance teams have a duty of care to ensure that the systems people depend on are properly patched and updated, and failure to do so might be seen as a failure of both ethics and internal controls. So says the […]

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