This year's South Africa Oracle User Group (SAOUG) conference held at Sun City last week, aimed to meet the needs of the CIO, whose responsibilities, the user group says, are currently being redefined to transcend from functional to strategic roles.
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As the ICT Charter Indaba took place at Vodaworld, Midrand, on Friday, a feeling of uncertainty and tension dominated the conference room, as several areas of disagreement surfaced, following the release of the third draft last Monday.
This year has seen the highest number of attacks on local ICT systems to date, and this has put SA (South Africa) companies at a higher security risk than ever before.
The re-appointment of South Africa Minister of Communications, Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri, and the announcement of the new South Africa Department of Science and Technology, under Minister Mosibudi Mangena, will have a great impact on the ICT industry. We look at the two ministers, their biggest challenges, and what implications their appointments will have on the ICT industry.
As the world celebrated World Intellectual Property (IP) Day, the South Africa (SA) ICT industry was split into two camps with regards to the future of local software law and regulations.