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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

Adapt IT closes higher on talks

Adapt IT's growth has exceeded ICT industry averages, says CEO Sbu Shabalala.

Adapt IT's growth has exceeded ICT industry averages, says CEO Sbu Shabalala.

Adapt IT closed 2.81% higher yesterday on news that the group was in unspecified talks.

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Esker delivers at Stellenbosch University

SPI, the African distributor for utility software products and services to the open systems segment of the IT industry and the southern African reseller for Esker, a leader in document process automation solutions, today announced that Monday 28 July 2014 was a red letter day for Esker at Stellenbosch University.

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DVT delivers groundbreaking Lean Agile conference

Head, DVT Academy Gauteng, Joel Oosthuizen.

Head, DVT Academy Gauteng, Joel Oosthuizen.

DVT Academy, the training arm of software and services company DVT, successfully delivered the inaugural Lean Agile SA 2014 conference double-header in Cape Town and Johannesburg in the past week.

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University of Namibia opts for SimpliVity

The University of Namibia recently implemented SimpliVity's OmniCube solution in an effort to improve the turnaround time when deploying new services, and to make the management of its IT environment a lot easier.

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BCX pays tribute to late CEO

The late Benjamin Mophatlane has been dubbed one of SA's greatest entrepreneurs.

The late Benjamin Mophatlane has been dubbed one of SA's greatest entrepreneurs.

Business Connexion (BCX) has honoured the legacy of its late CEO, Benjamin Mophatlane, by launching a foundation in his name.

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