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2020 – The year that was for IT … and the new normal? (CEO’s Communique)

It would be no understatement to say that 2020 has been a supremely unusual and challenging year. As we near the end of it, and hope for a smoother 2021, the Institute would like to acknowledge the crucial role IT professionals have played in minimising the impact of the lockdown, keeping public services running, and […]

Ethics, commitment and professionalism on the eve of a new decade

Fast forward to digital Africa 2030.  2020 ended on an optimistic note for the Institute, as we partnered with two leading IT industry events which reminded us that there is life beyond the pandemic we are currently grappling with. Indeed, we are on the threshold of a new decade, which we hope will become the defining […]

2020 Call for Nomination of Members to serve as Non-Executive Directors on the Board of IITPSA NPC (1958/001036/08)

  The next Annual General Meeting of IITPSA NPC (Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa) will take place on Tuesday 18 August 2020 (at 17h00) online.   In terms of the current, approved Memorandum of Incorporation of the IITPSA:   7.3.1 One half (1/2) of the non-executive Directors of IITPSA retires from office at […]

Home Affairs outlines measures to deal with immigration (SANews.gov.za)

This article, published on Tuesday 14 April at www.sanews.gov.za, will be of interest to many of our members who have either applied for, or have acquired, critical skills visas to work in South Africa in the ICT profession.   “The Department of Home Affairs has outlined temporary measures that have been put in place to […]

A message from the IITPSA President, Thabo Mashegoane and CEO, Tony Parry

A message from the IITPSA President   The coming celebrations of Easter, Passover and shortly thereafter, Ramadan, all entail elements of sacrifice, reflection and community. In these uncertain times, we at IITPSA believe that the days and weeks ahead are also an ideal time for us as ICT professionals to reflect on our role in […]

Call for Nomination of Members to serve as Non-Executive Directors on the Board of IITPSA NPC (1958/001036/08)

  The next Annual General Meeting of IITPSA NPC (Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa) will take place on Wednesday 31 July 2019 (at 17h00 for 17h30) in Johannesburg.   In terms of the current, approved Memorandum of Incorporation of the IITPSA:   7.3.1 One half (1/2) of the non-executive Directors of IITPSA retires from […]

IITPSA honours top Eastern Cape IT Achievers

The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) Eastern Cape Chapter has recognised the province’s leading IT achievers at its gala annual dinner and awards in Port Elizabeth on 22 May 2019.   With a strong focus on IT educators and students, as well as industry leaders, the awards named Jean Greyling, Associate Professor […]

CEO’s Communiqué April 2019

The past month has seen several references and allegations around potentially unethical behaviour on the part of ICT systems solutions providers and administrators. It is unfortunate that the actions of a few can potentially tarnish the image of the many professionals who work tirelessly, professionally and ethically across the country. Worse, unethical or unprofessional conduct […]

President’s Podium April 2019

  Old-School Ethics in the 4th Industrial Revolution Those of us who have worked in the IT sector for many years have been witness to – and part of – exhilarating change. Technologies and models we could once only dream of have quickly become the new normal, and there’s even more change ahead. We are […]

CEO’s Communiqué – February 2019

Just over one and a half months into 2019, and this year is shaping up to be a spectacular one for the Institute. As our President has alluded to in her President’s Podium, we are looking at appointing some senior people to help drive our initiatives and carry out our plans for the year…. and […]

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