Archive for the ‘Member News’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

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