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Wipro partners with Gordon Institute of Business Science for first of its kind 'Future CIO' programme

From left: Shaun Rozyn, Stafford Masie and Abdullah Verachia

From left: Shaun Rozyn, Stafford Masie and Abdullah Verachia

Wipro (NYSE:WIT), a leading global IT, consulting and business process services company, announced its partnership with the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), a leading business school in South Africa for a first of its kind ‘Future CIO' programme.

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SA's education ranking 'flawed'

Education researcher Nicholas Spaull agrees SA's education system is in crisis but says it is not the worst in the world as ranked by the WEF.

Education researcher Nicholas Spaull agrees SA's education system is in crisis but says it is not the worst in the world as ranked by the WEF.

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) and an education researcher dispute the World Economic Forum (WEF) ranking of SA's maths and science education as the worst in the world.

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SA's ICT rating drops again

SA's maths and science education ranks last, in the latest World Economic Forum report, out of 143 countries.

SA's maths and science education ranks last, in the latest World Economic Forum report, out of 143 countries.

The 2015 Global Information Technology report, released today by the World Economic Forum (WEF), shows SA dropped five places to 75 of 143 countries in the Network Readiness Index (NRI).

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LinkedIn integrates online education

LinkedIn's Lynda.com acquisition will allow it to integrate online training courses.

LinkedIn's Lynda.com acquisition will allow it to integrate online training courses.

Professional network LinkedIn is set to buy online learning company Lynda.com for $1.5 billion, in a move that allows it to integrate online learning into its offerings.

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Dell to develop black ICT professionals

The programme has the potential to addresses an area that can have a significant impact on the economy, says Dell's Stewart van Graan.

The programme has the potential to addresses an area that can have a significant impact on the economy, says Dell's Stewart van Graan.

Dell SA's ICT academy will promote the creation of black professionals and offer candidates access to critical and scarce skills.

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In training

Ronald Meeske

Ronald Meeske CEO of CTU Training Solutions

We asked training and certification specialists to assess the health of the local ICT training sector. They find it's alive and well, but needs to continually reinvent itself and its offerings to meet demand.

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Skills needed... Apply within

Adrian Scofield

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The demand for skilled tech professionals remains at odds with availability in South Africa.

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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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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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ICT Research Aanalyst

Mogen Naidoo

Mogen Naidoo, Research Analyst, IDC, Middle East, Africa and Turkey

Mogen Naidoo's keen interest in computers and technology after receiving his fi rst PC in 1989 propelled him to study mathematics and science in high school. After completing matric, he began a degree in computer sciences at the University of Cape Town (UCT), before switching to an information systems degree in 2000. He also has his information systems honours and masters degrees.

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