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Vodacom, Smartcall tackle unemployment via training hubs

Vodacom and Smartcall will train 'smart agents' at a new distribution hub in Cape Town.

Vodacom and Smartcall will train 'smart agents' at a new distribution hub in Cape Town.

Telecoms group Vodacom, in partnership with Smartcall, has unveiled another training centre and distribution hub, located at the Prasa building in Cape Town.

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Mwabu concludes deal to boost learning in Africa

Justin Reilly, CEO of Mwabu.

Justin Reilly, CEO of Mwabu.

Educational technology company Mwabu has secured 100% funding in a Series B investment round from the ELMA Group of Foundations.

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IITPSA marks diamond anniversary with new initiatives, gala awards

The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) this year marks 60 years since its founding as the Computer Society of South Africa, and the professional body has never been stronger. Now with over 8 000 members, SAQA and international IP3 accreditation, as well as a range of well-established industry initiatives to its credit, the IITPSA is entering its 61st year with several new highlights and programmes planned.

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The art of communication

Lenore Kerrigan, Country Sales Director of OpenText Africa.

Lenore Kerrigan, Country Sales Director of OpenText Africa.

Lenore Kerrigan, Country Sales Director of OpenText Africa, recently addressed young, black women at the Maharishi Institute which is a BBBEE partner of the company. The sharing of skills is a societal imperative, says Kerrigan. The young women were enraptured throughout the talk on ‘The Art of Communication'.

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SA engineer becomes Africa's 1st Veeam Certified Architect

Claude Schuck of Veeam and Johan Grove of Aptronics.

Claude Schuck of Veeam and Johan Grove of Aptronics.

Johannesburg-based Aptronics engineer Johan Grove has become the first Veeam Certified Architect in SA.

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In-Depth

Work in progress

Many companies are offering internship programmes to learners and IT graduates in order to get them trained and employable. Read more...

The softer side of ICT

Mosima Selekisho, director at Talent AfricaIT professionals need to keep on learning and developing their skills, and soft skills are as much a part of this as the technical ones.

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Wanted: Cyber security expertise

Craig Rosewarne, MD of Wolfpack Information RiskThe shortage of highly sophisticated cyber security skills is hampering SA’s ability to put measures in place to prevent and mitigate advanced threats.

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Architecture is hot

If you want your business to thrive in the digital economy, you need to hire enterprise architects.

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