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Posts Tagged ‘IT skills’

  • 75% of large organisations will hire AI behaviour forensic experts by 2023-Gartner

    How automation is creating jobs

    April 14, 2019 • Careers, Top StoriesComments Off on How automation is creating jobs

    Robot workers replacing human jobs – the debate of the decade. In reality, the opposite looks true. Recent research carried out by ManpowerGroup shows that more employers than ever – 87 per cent – plan to increase or maintain headcount as a...

  • When it comes to skills local is essential.

    When it comes to skills local is essential

    December 4, 2018 • EducationComments Off on When it comes to skills local is essential

    Footprint Africa Business Solutions (FABS) is committed to working with local talent – imparting knowledge and training local talent to support growth.  It’s a company focused on using local skills and organisations to ensure that IT solutions are...

  • Customer success a huge focus for SAP’s Intelligent Enterprise strategy

    The future of work in a digital world

    September 18, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on The future of work in a digital world

    The digital age, and the new technologies it’s brought with it – blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, augmented reality and virtual reality – is seen by many as a threat to our way of life as we know it. What if my job gets...

  • Urgent steps needed to close Africa’s high-end IT security skills gaps

    Urgent steps needed to close Africa’s high-end IT security skills gaps

    June 11, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Urgent steps needed to close Africa’s high-end IT security skills gaps

    Specialised IT skills are in short supply worldwide, and African businesses in particular have long been under pressure to innovate and grow despite an acute skills shortage – particularly in the data science and IT security spaces. In an environment in...

  • Over 2,000 students to benefit from library and ICT centre in Ghana

    Skills gaps to cause 75% of organisations to experience disruptions by 2020

    March 27, 2018 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Skills gaps to cause 75% of organisations to experience disruptions by 2020

    Two-thirds of organisations are not adequately addressing the infrastructure and operations (I&O) skills gaps that will impede their digital business initiatives, according to Gartner, Inc. Successful I&O organisations will need to implement vastly...

  • CoGrammar launches free IT Careers Program

    IBM invests $70 million to bring digital skills for African youth

    February 9, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Education, Top StoriesComments Off on IBM invests $70 million to bring digital skills for African youth

    IBM is investing $70 million in building digital, cloud and cognitive IT skills to help support a 21st century workforce in Africa. The initiative, “IBM Digital – Nation Africa,”  aims to equip 25 million people with IT skills over the next...

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    The need for Open source skills in Africa

    May 16, 2016 • Top StoriesComments Off on The need for Open source skills in Africa

    With many businesses transitioning from legacy systems to ones built on open source (OS) software, there is a need for skilled employees that can unlock the value this approach offers. Despite the fact that OS skills development is nothing new, the subtle...

  • Riverbed Technology

    How CIOs can jump start a cost-effective digitalisation journey

    February 24, 2016 • Top StoriesComments Off on How CIOs can jump start a cost-effective digitalisation journey

    Doing more with less is a constant challenge to IT organisations. There is continuous downward pressure on IT budgets, while expectations surrounding what can be achieved through transformational IT projects have increased significantly. CIOs are still...

  • South Africa must move on from physical universities

    February 16, 2016 • Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa must move on from physical universities

    Why don’t we have virtual universities in this country? This is one of those simple questions with no good answer. We don’t. And, we do. South Africa has one of the world’s largest and most successful virtual universities in the University of South...

  • Transforming the African agribusiness sector: tech, transparency hold key to inclusive growth

    SA students graduate from SAP Skills for Africa programme

    January 28, 2016 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on SA students graduate from SAP Skills for Africa programme

    SAP Africa has announced the successful graduation of all 75 South African students from its SAP Skills for Africa job creation initiative. The South African chapter of the SAP Skills for Africa initiative was announced four months ago and forms an integral...

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    Digital skills academy to address IT skills shortfall in South Africa

    October 12, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Digital skills academy to address IT skills shortfall in South Africa

    KPMG South Africa has signed an industry partner agreement with international educator Digital Skills Academy, in a move set to boost high-end practical IT skills among South African participants. Aiming to help address the local IT skills shortfall,...

  • What does it take to succeed in IT?

    September 11, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on What does it take to succeed in IT?

    In terms of potential for excitement and career advancement, few industries hold as much promise as the IT industry. With the millions being invested in the industry every day, the change is so rapid that those who live on the cutting edge have no idea what...

  • South African companies should view data governance regulations as an opportunity

    Oracle reveals initiative to up IT skills in Africa

    October 9, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Oracle reveals initiative to up IT skills in Africa

    Oracle has revealed an initiative designed to enrich and increase the skills capacity of IT practitioners in Africa. The four-pronged program has been devised as a response to the rapid adoption of new technologies by governments and businesses in Africa,...

  • SA IT employees are not equipped with relevant skills – IDG Connect

    September 21, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on SA IT employees are not equipped with relevant skills – IDG Connect

    In a study conducted by IDG Connect focussed on the South African IT industry, some surprising results highlighted the perception that the current market lacks sufficient opportunities to advance into senior management positions. “South Africa’s IT...

  • SA’s IT skills – can you help?

    June 1, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    IDG Connect, a division of International Data Group (IDG), is in the process of conducting a survey to determine the state of South Africa’s IT Skills. The British-based company has produced numerous white papers on various topics of interest to Africans...

  • Most sought-after IT skills for 2012

    December 8, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Most sought-after IT skills for 2012

    With information technology being an essential part of any business, there are a number of skills that companies will be looking out for in 2012. Computerworld conducted an IT survey, and asked 353 IT executives in the United States to list the skills that...