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BCX invests R100m in digital skills training

Ian Russell, CEO of BCX.

Ian Russell, CEO of BCX.

BCX is investing R100 million to grow scarce digital skills in ICT infrastructure and software programming alongside cyber security, fintech and artificial intelligence over three years in partnership with the Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi).

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Local students head to supercomputing challenge

The students came first at a national competition, which took place during the annual Centre for High Performance Computing Conference in Pretoria last week.

The students came first at a national competition, which took place during the annual Centre for High Performance Computing Conference in Pretoria last week.

South African students from different universities will represent the country at the International Student Cluster Competition, hosted at the 2018 International Supercomputing Conference, in Germany.

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CACH helps matrics with university placements

Students overlooked during the application window period can use Central Applications Clearing House services.

Students overlooked during the application window period can use Central Applications Clearing House services.

The Central Applications Clearing House (CACH) online application service for matriculants who struggled to secure a place at a higher education institution of their choice, will open from 5 January to 28 February 2018.

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GirlCode to launch Digital Academy, incubator programme

Zandile Keebine, founder of GirlCode.

Zandile Keebine, founder of GirlCode.

Non-profit organisation GirlCode has introduced a series of new initiatives and programmes aimed at using tech to empower young girls and women in 2018.

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Samsung unveils Lesego Digital Village in North West

Samsung Electronics continues to launch primary health care centres in rural villages in SA.

Samsung Electronics continues to launch primary health care centres in rural villages in SA.

Samsung Electronics SA has unveiled the Lesego Digital Village in Ratlou, a village in the North West province – in an effort to deliver primary health care to the remote community.

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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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