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Reservations open for IITPSA President’s Awards and gala banquet

Book now for the South African IT industry’s premier event for 2017 – The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) has opened bookings for IITPSA’s diamond anniversary banquet and President’s Awards, set to take place in Johannesburg on the 8th of November. – The President’s Awards ceremony is the industry’s premier celebration of […]

News from IITPSA – August / September 2017

Happy Spring to each and every one of you. My wish for you this season is to be healthy, courageous and enjoy life. – I recently attended a public lecture presented by Harold Jache. Harold focuses on workplace transformation for the network era. His topic was Personal Knowledge Mastery and Leadership in Networks. The key […]

News from IITPSA – July 2017

Over the past few months, I have been assisting on the IITPSA membership committee. Membership committee meetings are held twice a week and comprise of approximately 5 assessors. At these meetings, new membership applications are assessed and are either approved or declined. The assessors have a tough task of evaluating each application on its own […]

“Exploring Professional Ethics for Information Technology Professionals in Municipalities”

On of our very own professional members, Udo Averweg, PMIITPSA, has written and published a very interesting article in which he explores the existence of, and the need for, professional ethics among ICT professionals working in municipalities. For a thought provoking read, click here.

“The Promise of Diversity – Gender Equality in the ICT Profession”

At the IITPSA President’s Awards Breakfast 2016, held on 24th November 2016 at the Montecasino Ballroom in Fourways, International Keynote Speaker, Brenda Aynsley OAM (Chairperson of IFIP IP3, ACS Fellow and Honorary Life Member) spoke, among other things, about “The Promise of Diversity”. In her talk, she referred to the ‘booklet’ that was published by […]

NO MORE MARKING – Computer Programming Olympiad

No more marking!  That is the first thought teachers have when they hear that the Programming Olympiad will be online this year. The 32nd annual Standard Bank/IITPSA Programming Olympiad will be the first one to be offered online.  Schools will be able to log in on Friday 14 August and take part right through the […]

Wellington Matope – Presidential Address at the 2014 IITPSA President’s Awards

Johannesburg – 06 November 2014 Well, good morning everybody. It is an honour to be with so many colleagues and friends who are passionate about IT. I am going to begin by thanking all our partners, IITPSA staff and members for organising and supporting a fantastic event like this – year in year out and […]

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