ICT skills shortage

High cost, skills shortage hinder AI adoption in SA

Despite the strong intention to do so, South African organisations struggle to actually embrace artificial intelligence, reveals World Wide Worx MD Arthur Goldstuck.


SA firms invest in empowering future women leaders in tech

In light of International Girls in ICT Day, LG South Africa, Huawei South Africa and GirlCode commit to train more South African girls in STEM-related skills.

Mar 23, 2021

Andréa Campbell named ITA spokesperson

Campbell said women remain underrepresented in the ICT field and the ITA is committed to understanding how it can contribute to attracting and retaining women in the ICT industry.

Mar 18, 2021

South African CEOs zone in on automation, tech at forefront

Local chief executives in tech, telecoms and healthcare are more confident about medium-term growth compared to their peers in other industries, PwC’s CEO survey results show.


SA urged to launch urgent ICT skills revolution

An industry leader says the country needs an ICT skills revolution that will drive change in the economy.


Is SA lagging in 4IR?

South Africa still needs to skill the current workforce to embrace digitisation and the changing landscape.

Jan 14, 2021

SA’s e-commerce boom fuels demand for skills

The country's booming e-commerce sector is leading to high demand for online retail skills, say industry pundits.

Dec 14, 2020

Resellers must become service businesses

There has never been a better time for ICT resellers to reinvent themselves as services businesses, says Gary Pickford, chief commercial officer at Tarsus Distribution.

Dec 4, 2020

Natural gas firm hunts for ‘cutting-edge’ ICT skills

DNG Energy is taking an interest in supporting educational and training centres to help develop new required skills for the many facets of the natural gas industry.


WeThinkCode offers 300 free programming learnerships for 2021

The organisation says the places are available for the hotly-demanded NQF5 course to be held at campuses in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Oct 16, 2020

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.


T-Systems SA, Fortinet launch Cyber Security Academy

The new Cyber Security Academy, incorporating the Fortinet NSE Training Institute certifications, is launching this month.