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Operational continuity during lockdown

Dear Members and Associates On 23 March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the escalation of measures that had been implemented 9 days earlier in response to the COVID-19 pandemic by declaring a nationwide lockdown to take effect from 26 March 2020. This will cause significant disruption to our daily lives and will severely impact the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CEO’s Communiqué Oct – Nov 2018

  Each year, November is Awards month in the IITPSA calendar, and 2018 is no exception. What is really great this year, is that the Awards Programme includes two brand new awards – the Technology Excellence Award and the Social Responsibility / Community Award. Both of these awards allow for the recognition of teams, projects, […]

CEO’s Communiqué – Sept / Oct 2018

  There is lot of focus on skills (or lack thereof) in the country right now – and justifiably so. In the world of ICT we know that many skills are in short supply, especially those for the ‘newer’ technologies, such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Data Science, to name only a few.   IITPSA […]

INVITATION: IITPSA’s Annual President’s Awards Dinner

CEO’s Communique – August / September 2018

As many may know, IITPSA is the South African country member of IFIP (the International Federation for Information Processing), which has IT member societies / institutes from over 40 countries on 5 continents. Our Institute is also a member of IFIP IP3 (the International Professional Practice Partnership) which accredited our Professional designation (PMIITPSA) in July […]

CEO’s Communique – July / August 2018

As the professional body for ICT in South Africa, each year IITPSA recognises those people who have recently excelled, in either our ICT profession and / or the ICT Industry, by means of our two long-standing, highly-prized awards, being the IT Personality and Visionary CIO of the Year.   In 2018, they are joined by […]

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