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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 are SA’s businesses meeting the perpetual training challenge?

How are SA’s businesses meeting the perpetual training challenge?

Organisations spend a lot of time and money on corporate training, too often with little to show for it. Not enough practical follow up means that many newly-acquired skills are soon lost or forgotten, and the company might as well have poured its money down the drain.

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CIOs, CTO’s and chief architects rake it in

Tech salaries in South Africa have well outstripped infl ation, according to ITWeb’s 14th annual IT Salary Survey. The average annual salary reported by all respondents went up by R48 000 or 11.3% since last year, with women having taken a longer stride to catch up with the male techies in our notoriously male-dominated IT sector – salaries of female respondents went up by 13.6% while male respondents recorded a 9.6% increase.

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Upskilling is a delicate balance of time, money and will

Upskilling is a delicate balance of time, money and will

Being charged with employee training is a sure-fi re way to elicit a groan from managers. People are unique, have different needs, circumstances and issues. It’s diffi cult to fi nd one training solution that fi ts all staff and works for each individual. 

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Trainning Millennials

Training Millennials

Forward-thinking training providers have already begun utilising the newest and greatest technologies and are integrating them into their training programmes. These emerging tools offer myriad benefits, from cutting costs; boosting learning outside the physical classroom; and lessening the carbon footprint.

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Training and e-Learning news

Webhelp SA & Columba - leading the youth to empower

The Columba Academy

The Columba Academy

Committed to empowering the youth of South Africa, customer experience innovators Webhelp SA joined forces with Columba Leadership Activating Youth 2.0, a values-based leadership programme, to engage with Grade 10 and 11 pupils at Fumana Comprehensive School, a low-income school based in Katlehong, south of Johannesburg.

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Security enables IOT world

Justin Lee, South Africa country manager for Blue Coat.

Justin Lee, South Africa country manager for Blue Coat.

In an Internet of Things (IOT) era, everything becomes possible, but without effective security measures in place, the IOT vision can't be delivered, says security specialist Blue Coat.

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Business Process Innovation workshop now booking

International business process management specialist and best-selling author, Roger Burlton is returning to South Africa this September. Delegates are encouraged to book their seats early on Burlton's highly popular and practical two-day seminar Business Process Innovation: Process Analysis, Modelling & Design. The course delivers the foundational skills and techniques required to improve existing processes and identifies opportunities for process change to enhance business performance. The course commences on 18 September in Johannesburg and 22 September in Cape Town.

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MICROmega subsidiary tackles skills development

MICROmega subsidiary Sebata has established a skills development academy to create skills in the information technology sector.

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Olympiad winners represent five provinces

Usually Olympiads are dominated by the two provinces with the most advanced schools: Gauteng and the Western Cape. This year the Applications Olympiad provided a result that was very different. Six provinces were presented at the finals and five of them were among the medals!

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