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Altech Alcom Radio launches multifunctional Motorola demo, training facility

Altech Alcom Radio has launched a state-of-the-art Motorola training and demonstration facility at its headquarters in Woodmead, Johannesburg.

Altech Alcom Radio has launched a state-of-the-art Motorola training and demonstration facility at its headquarters in Woodmead, Johannesburg.

As part of its quest to be the leading authorised distributor of Motorola products, Altech Alcom Radio has launched a state-of-the-art training and demonstration facility at its headquarters in Woodmead, Johannesburg.

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Paperless classroom hotspot for thieves

It's back to the drawing board for the Gauteng Department of Education when it comes to security of e-learning materials at schools.

It's back to the drawing board for the Gauteng Department of Education when it comes to security of e-learning materials at schools.

Less than a week after the launch of the next phase of the "paperless classrooms" initiative, one of the Soweto schools where e-learning devices were distributed was a target of a break-in at the weekend.

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'Shamed' EduSolution gets e-learning deal

EduSolution has been awarded a contract to deliver e-learning devices to 375 schools in Gauteng.

EduSolution has been awarded a contract to deliver e-learning devices to 375 schools in Gauteng.

Contractual obligations forced the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) to award EduSolution the contract to deliver smart devices for its "paperless classroom" project.

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Another TCM Academy award garnered

The award was given during the annual Cisco African Safari Conference which was held at University of Technology on 27 May 2015.

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Britehouse accredited by Impumelelo as a Top Empowered Company

The Britehouse Group has been awarded accreditation as a Top Empowered Company in the fifteenth annual assessment by research house, Impumelelo, according to criteria aligned with the revised codes prescribed by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).

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Training gets trendy

Training Gets Trendy

Training gets trendy

Decision Inc, a business intelligence consultancy, provides a mix between formal certified courses and additional in-house training, such as leadership development, internal technical workshops, and an intern programme.

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Collaboration is the solution

Oupa Mopaki

Oupa Mopaki, MICT Seta’s CEO

In ITWeb Brainstorm’s 2014 CIO survey, where 158 of South Africa’s top CIO’s were interviewed, 43% said they were are actively seeking specific skills. Despite the demand for skills, the supply is falling short – leaving the sector, as well as candidates who have the potential to flourish, at a distinct disadvantage.

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Proudly home grown

Pieter Bencsch

Pieter Bencsch

South African enterprises are increasingly investing in addressing the high-level and specialised skills shortages that persist in the country, but project timelines can work to undermine their best intentions. This is according to Pieter Bensch, MD of HP South Africa, who says there is a growing willingness among local enterprises to invest in skills development in their IT departments.

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Mobile tech is all the rage

Lara Green

Lara Green, Strong developers with relatable skills should be identified and upskilled

The shortage of ICT skills is negatively impacting on business, with companies struggling to fill technical positions, resulting in delays in delivering goods and services. This could also force organisations to look outside of South Africa for their technical skills requirements, which would have a roll-on effect of damaging the industry and the economy.

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What are IT skills worth?

Salaries: years-on-year growth

The average salary reported by the permanently employed respondents this year is up 8% from 2014, but women are closing the gap. The average difference was just over R50 000, while in the past two years it was well over R100 000. Expressed in percentages, female respondents’ salaries grew by 20% year-on-year, compared to only a 3% growth for male respondents.

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