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IITPSA introduces professional CIO recognition to SA

PRESS RELEASE: IITPSA introduces professional CIO recognition to SA Professional CIO (Pr.CIOTM) now a professional designation in SA – first leading CIOs awarded accreditation The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) has introduced a Professional Chief Information Officer (CIO) designation for South African ICT professionals meeting the required levels of academic achievement and […]

IITPSA opens nominations for annual President’s Awards

IITPSA opens nominations for annual President’s Awards Nominate candidates for SA’s most prestigious ICT industry awards The Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA (IITPSA) has called for nominations for this year’s prestigious IITPSA President’s Awards, which include the IT Personality and Visionary CIO of the year accolades. The IITPSA awards, presented this year in partnership […]

Professional practice or professional exclusion?

Professional practice or professional exclusion? An article in Punch (www.punchng.com) under the banner, “Has the definition of Computer Professional changed?” sparked some thoughts along the lines of, “The more things change, the more they stay the same”. Ever since some men and women acquired skills that others did not possess, they have been caught in […]

ICT employers and professionals invited to have their say in 2019 Skills Survey

Wits University’s Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) in partnership with the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA), are calling on ICT employers and practitioners to participate in a survey of skills trends in the South African ICT sector.    The tenth edition of the survey aims to gain a clear understanding of […]

Top learners show next-generation skills using Applications software

Top learners show next-generation skills using Applications software Twelve grade 11 and 12 learners from across South Africa have emerged as the country’s best CAT learners in the 10th annual Applications Olympiad, sponsored by the Institute of Information Technology Professionals of South Africa (IITPSA). The learners were the top achievers from a field of 5530 […]

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, […]

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