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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 […]

President’s Podium February 2019

Happy belated Valentine’s day to everyone. Hope you spoilt your significant other and in turn, they spoilt you… and by spoiling, I mean showing an act of kindness and appreciation and not spending an exorbitant amount on flowers that were either not delivered or arrived dilapidated. February is still the month of love so use […]

President’s Podium – January 2019

Compliments of the season. My usual New Year’s resolutions have already been broken but it is still always worth a try. Have you managed to keep yours?   In July I will be handing the baton over to my successor as I step down as the IITPSA President and Chairperson. I am humbled and honoured […]

Automation makes me mad!

By Adrian Schofield  FIITPSA   Sometimes, you read something that pulls you up short and you say to yourself, “What? Surely not! That can’t be right!” You go back and read it again…and again. Finally, you admit that you understood it correctly, but you are now sure that, if it is true, then something is […]

Top CIO, IT Personality for 2018 named at IITPSA President’s Awards

Etion’s Teddy Daka and Absa’s Jacques Barkhuizen have been named SA’s IT Personality and Visionary CIO of the Year at the SA IT industry’s top annual awards.   The annual Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA (IITPSA) 2018 President’s Awards, presented in Sandton on Tuesday evening (27 Nov 2018), celebrate the country’s leading lights in […]

IITPSA welcomes new Minister of Communications

  The IITPSA welcomes the appointment of Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams as the Minister of the re-combined Ministries of Communications and Telecommunications & Postal Services. Ms Ndabeni-Abrahams has experience of the broader portfolio in her roles as deputy minister and brings her enthusiasm for the benefits of ICTs for the economy and society to this important Ministry. […]

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