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SAP Africa to fund studies for women

SAP Africa will award five bursaries to women in SA to pursue careers in data science.

SAP Africa will award five bursaries to women in SA to pursue careers in data science.

SAP Africa will be awarding five bursaries to women in South Africa to pursue careers in data science. The announcement was made at the launch of the Africa chapter of the Women in Data Science (WiDS) Movement, which aims to inspire more women to pursue and excel in science, technology, engineering and maths careers, particularly in the field of data science.

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Limpopo schools get offline content

Free Open Source Software (FOSS) Day (17 March) was officially celebrated in Polokwane today with the lauding of an offline content project that enables schools in Limpopo to access educational information even when they have no Internet connectivity.

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Local varsity seeks innovations to solve water woes

Some places like Cape Town are still facing crippling water shortages.

Some places like Cape Town are still facing crippling water shortages.

Stellenbosch University (SU) and LaunchLab, a network of African university campus-based business incubators, have entered a partnership to launch the Water & Waste Management Challenge to look for solutions to this local, national and international crisis.

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Scrum Master certifications explained

Jacqueline Metrowich Principal Consultant Delivery Management DVT.

Jacqueline Metrowich Principal Consultant Delivery Management DVT.

People often ask which Scrum Master certification they should do. There are two internationally recognised certifications, and both of them are endorsed by the founders of Scrum and authors of the Scrum Guide, Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland.

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Partnership boosts offline learning in Limpopo

Matthew Lee, regional manager for Africa at SUSE.

Matthew Lee, regional manager for Africa at SUSE.

Open source solutions provider, SUSE SA, has partnered with Limpopo Connexion introduce the Offline Content Project which ensures that 25 schools get access to educational information even when they have no Internet connectivity.

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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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