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Michael Brink

Chief technology officer of CA Southern Africa

Michael Brink is chief technology officer of CA Southern Africa.

He is a 20-year veteran of the technology industry, with a proven track record of success in delivering transformative technology to the marketplace. He started his career as technical leader, principal consultant and architect at various financial institutions and ICT service providers before joining CA in 2012 as solution and enterprise architect.

In 2019, he was appointed CTO of CA Southern Africa, where his responsibilities include outlining the company’s technology vision, ensuring the technological resources are aligned to the business needs, implementing strategies and managing a high-performance pre-sales team.


CIO ZoneOct 31, 2023

AI’s potential for good in the cyber security space

Cyber security professionals can use generative AI to better defend against the attackers who are using the same AI tools to create attacks.

CIO ZoneOct 17, 2023

Truth or dare: Should we trust artificial intelligence?

One of the biggest threats AI poses to businesses is that too many believe it to be truthful information, when there is no validation for its accuracy.

CIO ZoneSept 27, 2023

Let’s get real: AI is part of our here and now

The artificial intelligence debate continues to rage, but what exactly has it got to do with you? Already quite a bit, actually.

EnterpriseAug 22, 2023

Why zero trust needs an integrated platform

It’s vital to centralise and correlate information from various security tools that have traditionally operated in their own silos.

EnterpriseJul 21, 2023

SASE versus Zero Trust: Removing the mud from the water

The Zero Trust network access approach gains popularity with security professionals, as it addresses many of the shortcomings of the traditional method.

EnterpriseJun 14, 2021

The sustained fight for the continual in digital transformation

A look at continuous architecture and continuous delivery, and why a focus on quality attributes, and not on functional requirements, is required.

EnterpriseMay 26, 2021

Continuous architecture: Foundation stone of continuous delivery

Everything is now 'continuous' due to the new agile way of working, which is augmented by digital transformation at the speed of COVID.

SoftwareSept 4, 2020

Get ready to welcome the ‘new banking platform’

Most financial services organisations today are focused on building an API strategy and/or platform, and view the marketplace as a potential project for the future.

SoftwareAug 28, 2020

Banking on application programming interfaces

Taking a deeper look at the status of application programming interfaces in the banking sector in South Africa versus the rest of the world.

SoftwareAug 21, 2020

So, what’s driving API use in banking and finance?

Application programming interfaces are increasingly sophisticated, standing firmly at the heart of open banking and ushering in a host of innovations.

EnterpriseJun 22, 2020

BizOps transition isn’t easy, but worth it

BizOps helps companies to put business outcomes at the centre of everything, from value management, to development, to IT operations.

BusinessJun 15, 2020

BizOps: The alchemist for business and data

Through BizOps, teams can ensure digital infrastructures and software provide the speed, scale, efficiency and agility that business services require.