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Business Continuity Awareness Week 2015 to focus on testing, exercising business continuity plans

According to a UK study by Databarracks, less than a third of respondents to a survey (29%) stated that they had tested their business continuity plan during the previous 12 months. With this in mind, Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW 2015), which is being held between 16 and 20 March 2015, will focus on testing and exercising business continuity plans.

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Neotel delivers Maths Lab at Willowvale, with King Sigcau to bridge education divide

Neotel today further expanded its Maths Lab programme with the launch of a mathematics laboratory in Willowvale, in the Eastern Cape, at the Nqadu Primary and High School.

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Blue Turtle offers BMC IT certifications and accreditations

Simon Shaw, Business Development Manager at Blue Turtle

Simon Shaw, Business Development Manager at Blue Turtle

Blue Turtle is proud to offer BMC certification training. BMC Software has taken its training to a new level and launched the BMC Education Services, complete with the latest in digital technology, to provide clients with comprehensive training on the BMC Software solutions.

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ITWeb Brainstorm skills initiative kicks off

Joining the Isibani initiative is not only a good thing to do - it's a sound business investment, says ITWeb Brainstorm editor Jane Steinacker.

Joining the Isibani initiative is not only a good thing to do - it's a sound business investment, says ITWeb Brainstorm editor Jane Steinacker.

A dearth of ICT skills hampers SA's ability to compete internationally, and with less than 5% of high schools offering IT as a subject, there is little ability to address this shortage.

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POPI - to Act or not to Act? That is the question...

Alison Treadaway, Managing Director at Striata, South Africa and Director, Striata Communication Solutions.

Alison Treadaway, Managing Director at Striata, South Africa and Director, Striata Communication Solutions.

Fifteen months after the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) was signed in Parliament (November 2013), there is still no official indication of when it will be fully enforced or even if any progress has been made in appointing an information regulator. In his State of the Nation Address on 12 February, President Jacob Zuma did not even mention this business-changing Act, which was so heavily in the spotlight in 2013.

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In-Depth

ICT Research Aanalyst

Mogen Naidoo

Mogen Naidoo, Research Analyst, IDC, Middle East, Africa and Turkey

Mogen Naidoo's keen interest in computers and technology after receiving his fi rst PC in 1989 propelled him to study mathematics and science in high school. After completing matric, he began a degree in computer sciences at the University of Cape Town (UCT), before switching to an information systems degree in 2000. He also has his information systems honours and masters degrees.

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In training

Ronald Meeske

Ronald Meeske CEO of CTU Training Solutions

We asked training and certification specialists to assess the health of the local ICT training sector. They find it's alive and well, but needs to continually reinvent itself and its offerings to meet demand.

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Meet the new mindset

Meet the new mindset

Meet the new mindset

Anyone still stuck in the industrial age will need a rapid shift in approach to attract and retain the next-generation workforce.

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The IT Degree Disillusionment

CARL RAATH, TORQUE IT

CARL RAATH, TORQUE IT

While the universities are providing the students with an excellent theoretical base, they come short on imparting the practical ICT skills – a critical prerequisite for the job market.

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How much are your skills worth?

Primary technology platform vs years of experience vs salary

Primary technology platform vs years of experience vs salary

ITWeb's 13th annual IT Salary Survey fi nds that Gauteng has the highest salaries on average, while CIO, COO, enterprise architect, and software architect are the top paid jobs. More than a third of respondents do not receive a performance bonus.

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