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Response to the COVID 3rd Wave and adjusted Level 4

Response to the COVID 3rd Wave and adjusted Level 4 28 June 2021 We do hope you are as well as can be expected in these challenging times. We are all critically aware of the challenges and losses we are facing, in view of the 3rd Wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, particularly […]

Response to the COVID 3rd Wave and adjusted Level 4

Response to the COVID 3rd Wave and adjusted Level 4 28 June 2021 We do hope you are as well as can be expected in these challenging times. We are all critically aware of the challenges and losses we are facing, in view of the 3rd Wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, particularly […]

Pandemic impact on ICT skills in the spotlight in 2021 ICT Skills Survey

Pandemic impact on ICT skills in the spotlight in 2021 ICT Skills Survey The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on ICT skills is expected to be revealed by the 2021 ICT Skills Survey carried out by Wits University’s Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) in partnership with the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa […]

IITPSA welcomes SARS moves to harness big data and AI for tax collection

IITPSA welcomes SARS moves to harness big data and AI for tax collection  The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) has welcomed the plans by the South African Revenue Service to use big data analytics and artificial intelligence to improve revenue collection and locate tax evaders. IITPSA Board member Moira de Roche says […]

Pandemic impact on ICT skills in the spotlight in 2021 ICT Skills Survey

Pandemic impact on ICT skills in the spotlight in 2021 ICT Skills Survey The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on ICT skills is expected to be revealed by the 2021 ICT Skills Survey carried out by Wits University’s Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) in partnership with the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa […]

IITPSA responds to government policies for digital development in SA

IITPSA responds to government policies for digital development in SA The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) has welcomed the government’s commitment to strengthening its digital capacity and moving the country into the 4th Industrial Revolution, but has questioned the need for the government to create a new SOE, and the implementation model […]

AI, automation the only option for SA

AI, automation the only option for SA South Africa’s only option for addressing poverty and poor economic growth is to embrace 4IR technologies such as automation and Artificial Intelligence, to make the country more competitive. This is according to Prof. Tshilidzi Marwala, Vice-Chancellor and Principal at the University of Johannesburg and author of Closing the […]

IITPSA announces 2020’s leading lights at virtual President’s Awards event

IITPSA announces 2020’s leading lights at virtual President’s Awards event  The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) capped an unusual year and its first ever virtual President’s Awards ceremony by naming joint winners of the Visionary CIO of the Year Award on 15 April 2020. Dr Stanley Mpofu, CIO of the University of […]

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 […]

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