Archive for the ‘Member News’ Category

IITPSA Bursary Award 2017

IITPSA has achieved many milestones over the past few years, including professional body recognition by SAQA and accreditation by IP3, achieving a member base of just under 8000 members and turning 60 this year (to name but a few). However, the milestone we are most proud of is that this year, for the first time […]

Applications Olympiad: introduction of a second round

– 2017 Computer Applications Olympiad sees the introduction of a Second Round.  The Olympiad is for CAT learners, ICDL candidates and others who are computer literate. – Being able to use computer applications is fast becoming essential for study and work. Applications help learners to make sense of data and to strengthen insight. The Computer […]

New Eastern Cape Chapter Committee 2017-18

Andre Calitz (Outgoing Chairman), Dev Joubert (Chairman), Prof Lynn Futcher (Vice-Chair), Gladys Majawa, Dr Lester Cowley and Harry Paleochoritis. Inserts top left: Jaco Maass and Dr Kayode Ayankoya. It gives IITPSA great pleasure to introduce to you our new 2017/2018 Chapter committee. – Andre Calitz (Outgoing Chairman), Dev Joubert (Chairman), Prof Lynn Futcher (Vice-Chair), Gladys […]

Cape Town Welcomes 8th IT Leaders Africa Summit

– Now in its 8th year, the IT Leaders Africa Summit, Africa’s largest CIO gathering, will take place on the 15th and 16th March at the Century City Conference Centre in South Africa’s tech hub Cape Town. – The 2017 edition of the IT Leaders Africa Summit will host a number of industry experts as […]

Call for Awards Nominations – IITPSA E Cape Chapter

Top Learners Honoured by Profession

– At a ceremony in Cape Town, the Institute of IT Professionals recognised and honoured the top Informatics learners in the 2016 Western Cape senior certificate exams. – Trophies and gifts went to the learners who had scored the highest marks in Information Technology (IT) and Computer Applications Technology (CAT) in the Western Cape.  The […]

IITPSA and Women in IT Bursaries – Application Date Extended!

– IITPSA is pleased to announce that we have extended the application date for our two bursary opportunities until close of business on Tuesday 31 January 2017. – IITPSA Undergraduate Bursary (one award) – This bursary is aimed at undergraduate students, starting their tertiary studies in 2017 at a South African University or University of […]

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 […]

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