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IITPSA awards a University of Pretoria all-girls B Com Informatics project team

A team of final year BCom Informatics students at the University of Pretoria has won a Women in IT award sponsored by the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) for an outstanding final year project. The new IITPSA Women in IT award is intended to boost the profile of IT as a career […]

ICT – The Only Sector Building Solutions to its own Skills Shortages

PRESS RELEASE: ICT – the only sector building solutions to its own skills shortages As the world races into the Fourth Industrial Revolution, digital skills shortages have become a major challenge. Fortunately, the ICT sector that so desperately needs high-end skills has also built the tools to overcome the skills shortages, says South Africa’s IITPSA. […]

IITPSA endorses 14th annual ITWeb Security Summit

PRESS RELEASE: IITPSA endorses 14th annual ITWeb Security Summit The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) has aligned with the 14th annual ITWeb Security Summit to be staged at the Southern Sun Cape Sun on 23 – 24 May and the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, from 27 – 31 May.   The ITWeb […]

Key IT infrastructure downtime ‘not acceptable’

  MEDIA STATEMENT:   Key IT infrastructure downtime ‘not acceptable’   Recent IT systems problems in the Home Affairs Department and Department of Labour’s UIF uFiling site are not acceptable, says the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA).   Reacting to complaints of a general systems failure at Home Affairs and reports of […]

IITPSA announces supporting partnership on ICT Infrastructure 2019

  PRESS RELEASE:   IITPSA announces supporting partnership on ICT Infrastructure 2019   The Institute for Information technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) has announced a supporting partnership with EE Publishers on the ICT Infrastructure 2019 Conference and Expo.   The event, to be presented by EE Publishers and Infracom, will be staged at Emperors Palace, […]

Global ICT Body Calls for Professional Standards in Wake of Boeing Disasters

Global ICT Body Calls for Professional Standards in Wake of Boeing Disasters IFIP IP3 Wants ICT Practitioners Working with Safety Critical Systems to be Certified The global professional body for the technology sector has called for defined minimum professional standards for ICT practitioners working on computer systems where human life might be at risk.   […]

IT professionalism and ethics more crucial now than ever before: IITPSA

Media Statement: IT professionalism and ethics more crucial now than ever before: IITPSA ICTs are now at the heart of the world’s enterprises, utilities and public sector organisations, and their failure impacts the lives of millions. It has become more important than ever before to ensure professionalism, competence and suitable qualifications in the ICT sector, […]