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#Hack Jozi challenge finalists named

A thousand digital interns will be trained over the next year by the city of Johannesburg.

A thousand digital interns will be trained over the next year by the city of Johannesburg.

More than 140 applications in the #Hack Jozi challenge were yesterday whittled down to 50 finalists in the running to win R5 million in backing.

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Nihilent engages with South African media, entertainment major for skills development initiative

Nihilent Technologies, a Johannesburg-based global consulting and solution integrations company, has entered into the fifth successful month of a skills development programme, which it jointly initiated with South Africa's leading media organisation, wherein Nihilent recruited 14 interns locally with plans to deploy them at the latter's location for a period of 18 months.

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Successfully executing agile transformation

Training is essential for a successful agile transformation, says DVT's Stephen de Villiers Graaff.

Training is essential for a successful agile transformation, says DVT's Stephen de Villiers Graaff.

Agile transformation is full of challenges, and to be successful, organisations need to be thoughtful in their execution.

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IndigoCube business analysis workshops take learning into the workplace

Robin Grace, Principal consultant at IndigoCube

Robin Grace, Principal consultant at IndigoCube

IndigoCube has launched a portfolio of 18 workshops aimed at helping business analysts fully internalise knowledge learned during training by using it in real-life work situations under the guidance of an expert. The workshops typically take place at client premises, and are designed as intensive consulting-like interventions to apply new learning to actual projects.

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In-Depth

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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Chief Architect

Keutlilwe Leso

Keutlilwe Leso, Chief Architect, Red Media

Keutlilwe Leso started his career in enterprise architecture in 2007, without any formal qualifi cation, as fi nancial constraints halted his studies. However, he says, his passion for technology saw him through, and knowledge and skills he has gained through previous experience have proved invaluable.

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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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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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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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