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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 six weeks of downtime […]

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, Ekurhuleni, on 28 and […]

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. The […]

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, […]