Career Moves

Geekulcha partners with Academic Solutions to power-up TVET students

Why aren’t more TVET college students choosing IT? Geekulcha and Academic Solutions are setting out to solve this challenge.

16 Oct

Cloud, programming skills gap impedes SMEs’ digital initiatives

Small local businesses struggle to source cloud computing, programming and app development skills, according to a Xero survey.


Comms department stands firm on USASSA caretaker appointment

The department moves to quell concerns over the appointment of Basil Ford as executive caretaker at the Universal Service and Access Agency of SA.

16 Oct

Sybrin undergoes restructuring

Marius Mare moves to group CEO of Sybrin; former COO Brendon Paul steps into the role of CEO for Sybrin Africa; and Karabo Moloko joins the business as CEO of Sybrin SA.


Decision Inc. UK appoints new MD

Rick Newbould's objective is to drive the group’s expansion strategy and harness new client opportunities in the UK and European markets.


IT Personality, Visionary CIO nominations under way

The IITPSA President’s Awards nominations are in full swing and open until 2O October.

13 Oct

Altron’s group CIO to head Karabina unit

Collin Govender, current group chief information officer, will take over as MD of Altron Karabina and will be replaced by Debra-Lynn Marais.


UJ’s computer science and software engineering academy turns 50

One of SA’s first independent computer science schools, the Academy for Computer Science and Software Engineering, celebrates 50 years.


Liquid Telecom SA appoints Deon Geyser as new CEO

The former Vodafone and Nokia executive replaces Reshaad Sha, who resigned from the company in June.   

9 Oct

Call for renewed focus, more funding in STEM equity

Public trust in science, technology, engineering and mathematics is the highest it has been in three years, as industry leaders call for more funding in the field, says 3M.


Dutch-based SkillsTown launches e-learning academy in SA

The online professional learning platform will start with close to 100 of its most popular courses, with new and local content being added monthly.


Cape Town plans to boost BPO sector skills

The city partners with the National Skills Fund to enable upskilling and placement of young people in employment opportunities in the BPO sector.