CIO Zone

Why change-agility is essential for Agile

If there's one thing organisations and teams need in these disruptive times, it’s the ability to pull together, pivot quickly and get things done.


SARS suspends IT boss

The revenue authority suspends its embattled IT boss, pending a disciplinary process in respect of misconduct allegations.


Smart cities top Gartner’s hype cycle for Africa

The research firm identifies three technologies, including smart cities and IOT, which will have considerable business impact on Africa’s ICT sector within 10 years.


Beat CIO pressure with technology expense management

Technology expense management can be used to create an accountability culture on all sides of the business landscape: vendor, management and user.


ICT industry applauds introduction of new CIO designation

The new professional CIO certification will help businesses identify the most suitable person to fit the role of CIO, say ICT experts.


IITPSA introduces professional global CIO certification

South African CIOs can now be assessed and qualify for a level seven globally-recognised accreditation, the Pr.CIO.


Prominent CIO Tshifhiwa Ramuthaga now CDO at Barloworld

The 2014 Visionary CIO of the Year has been appointed chief digital officer at the logistics company.


Africa’s data security readiness at low levels

Even though Africa is witnessing a rise in data breaches, many of the organisations on the continent are still ill-prepared, a study finds.


Nominations open for IITPSA President’s Awards

The ICT industry body is calling for nominations for the awards, which include the IT Personality and Visionary CIO of the year.


Absa CIO Jacques Barkhuizen switches to Vodacom

2018’s Visionary CIO of the Year Jacques Barkhuizen has been appointed Vodacom’s CIO and managing executive for digital.


Becoming cyber-savvy in the OT environment

There are several challenges faced by chief information security officers when it comes to OT security, says Wayne Olsen, security business unit manager at Datacentrix.