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MDM announces Datameer Webinar - most impactful big data use cases in 2015

Data is growing daily, and the majority of organisations are housing volumes of data, both structured and unstructured. Analysing this vast amount of data is an immense task for many organisations. However, by making use of data analytics, organisations are now able to observe new insights that can drive significant competitive advantage. This data, big data, is largely obtained from Web logs, social media and even machine-generated data from servers, robots, oil wells and cell towers.

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Government honours 'girls in ICT' day

Tomorrow, DTPS will host an event for pupils in Mpumalanga, with a focus on ICT careers.

Tomorrow, DTPS will host an event for pupils in Mpumalanga, with a focus on ICT careers.

The Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS) will mark International Girls in ICT Day, tomorrow in Mpumalanga.

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Samsung seeks to secure tablets

Absolute Computrace will be available on selected Samsung tablets.

Absolute Computrace will be available on selected Samsung tablets.

Samsung Electronics SA and Absolute Software are teaming up to offer tablets with embedded security software, as schools across the country embrace technology in favour of paper.

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The skills crisis

It's not clear how many skills we need in South Africa's IT industry. The figures from the 2014 JCSE ICT Skills Survey, which tried to make sense of it all, show we don't have a cooking clue.

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SA faces 'profound lack of digital skills'

The lack of skills in SA can be blamed on the education system, says Jarred Cinman, MD of Native VML.

The lack of skills in SA can be blamed on the education system, says Jarred Cinman, MD of Native VML.

The world is experiencing a lack of digital skills and talent, and SA is in particularly dire straits.

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In-Depth

How much are your skills worth?

Primary technology platform vs years of experience vs salary

Primary technology platform vs years of experience vs salary

ITWeb's 13th annual IT Salary Survey fi nds that Gauteng has the highest salaries on average, while CIO, COO, enterprise architect, and software architect are the top paid jobs. More than a third of respondents do not receive a performance bonus.

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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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Going Global

Haris Lala

Haris Lala

In the new 'Internet of everything' era, over 50 billion connections will soon link every person, every device, and possibly every thing, to the Internet, said Cisco senior VP Howard Charney.

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Chief Information Officer

Sello Mmakau

Sello Mmakau, CIO at Home Affairs

Sello Mmakau, CIO at Home Affairs, believes resilience to high levels of stress and ability to balance politics and professionalism is imperative for one to be successful in their careers.

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Editor's Note

Kirsten Doyle

Kirsten Doyle

We all know the old maxim, ‘the more things change, the more they stay the same’. The SA training sector has faced several challenges for some time. Too few people with too few skills, poor quality of education, and lack of infrastructure remain issues for today’s trainers and learners alike.

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