Archive for the ‘Member News’ Category

CSIR / MICT SETA Internship opportunities

– CAREER OPPORTUNITY – The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is a leading scientific and technology research organisation, implementing projects throughout Africa and making a difference in people’s lives. – CSIR/MICT SETA INTERNSHIP – The CSIR in partnership with MICT SETA is offering 50 internships to unemployed graduates and postgraduates. The CSIR internship […]

“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.

From winning Programming Olympiad to Tech start-up success

– Earlier this year Ralf Kistner, double winner of the Gold Medal in the South African Programming Olympiad (2005 and 2006), led a team from his start-up company to success in Paris in the Google Hash Code 2016 Competition winning third place worldwide against 51 other teams from 22 countries. – In addition to his […]

Celebrating IT brilliance through recognition and reward

– October 11th, 2016, Published in Articles: EngineerIT – The adjudication process for the Institute of IT Professionals South Africa’s 2016 President’s Awards has kicked off. As part of the process, the public is being given the opportunity to vote for their preferred candidates for the IT Personality of the Year and the Visionary CIO […]

Cape pupils in a coding clean sweep

– – Cape Times / 16 October 2016, 9:45pm – Staff Writer – WESTERN Cape pupils have dominated this year’s Standard Bank Programming Olympiad, clinching all six medals up for grabs. – The annual coding contest, attended by 6 941 pupils from high schools across the country, saw South African College School (SACS) matric pupil Bronson […]

Campus uncertainty affects Olympiad

  It is not only the future of the 2016 academic year that hangs in the balance;  other organisations using campus facilities are affected too.   What do you do when you have booked accommodation and paid for learners to fly in from all over the country, and with less than a week to go, […]

IITPSA Director recognized by IFIP

– Moira de Roche, IITPSA Director and current Honorary Treasurer, will receive the IFIP Silver Core Award. – The 2016 IFIP General Assembly unanimously approved the proposal to award Moira de Roche (IITPSA Director), Stephen Ibaraki and Brenda Aynsley the IFIP Silver Core for their contributions to IFIP and IP3. – They will receive their […]

In memoriam – Ryn Bodde

– Ryn Bodde, who many members will remember fondly, passed away on 7 September 2016. Ryn Joined the then CSSA in May 1973. He was re-graded to Full Member in October 1994, and was elected as a Fellow of the Computer Society of South Africa in recognition of exceptional services rendered to the National Communications […]

The greatest risk facing IT professionals!

– PIFRS has been the Leading Specialist Professional Indemnity (PI) Insurance Broker and Risk Advisor for than 30 years. – We have established a specialist PI scheme for IITPSA members that will protect them against the greatest risk facing most professionals – What is Professional Indemnity Insurance “PI”? – A PI policy covers You as […]

Public participation is open for 2016 IT Personality, Visionary CIO

– The top 10 finalists have been announced and public participation is open for IITPSA’s 2016 IT Personality and Visionary CIO awards. – The prestigious annual accolades are presented by the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA), in association with ITWeb, the Gordon Institute of Business Science and Gartner Africa. – This year […]

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