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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.


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.

Mar 11, 2020

Prepare for intelligent automation but don’t forget the past

The future of workload automation is still very much dependent on its ability to connect with the past.

Mar 4, 2020

The role of the central manager in workload automation

Unwrapping the mystery or perceived complexity of workload automation and uncovering some of the potentially beneficial outcomes.

Feb 26, 2020

Removing the complexity of workload automation

How the management of complex workloads can be achieved from microservices all the way through to the ‘Big Iron” ‒ the mainframe.


Designing a system of micro-services

Companies struggle with determining how to define optimal boundaries between their micro-services, says Michael Brink, solution strategist at CA Southern Africa.

Jul 27, 2017

Defining the API strategy in business terms

The value proposition should show the measurable business benefits the programme will offer to the company.

Jul 20, 2017

Effective API management

Building an application programming interface is a long-term commitment.

Jul 13, 2017

Unsung heroes of the app economy

How to build an effective application programming interface management strategy in the South African market.

Mar 30, 2017

Building the app economy with APIs

APIs are the connectors of the 21st century, linking previously monolithic systems and data siloes while creating new apps.

Mar 23, 2017

APIs drive business growth

Application programming interfaces are crucial to business growth in the application economy.

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.