HR and Payroll

SARS suspends IT boss

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


Google to enhance SA's digital skills pipeline

The search engine giant readies to roll out its digital skills programme at scale, as it looks to equip over 30 000 South African learners with the fundamentals of computer science.


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.


RBS transforms HR analysis with Decision Inc.

The Qlik Sense BI tool has been implemented at the financial services advisory to improve its HR analysis to enable more effective decision-making.


CloudSmiths Africa appoints Jason Timm as MD

The software solutions provider names its co-founder as its new MD for the Africa region.

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Union outraged by MTN plan on stores

The Communication Workers Union says MTN is acting in bad faith and it will continue to challenge the operator’s jobs bloodbath plans.


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.


More women C-suite ICT execs, but still room for improvement

While the number of female C-suite executives is on the increase in SA’s ICT sector, biased workplace systems and societal influences still hinder gender equality.


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.