HPC student leaders will fly the SA flag

More than 120 students converged at the Centre for High-Performance Computing (CHPC) National Conference to compete in its annual competitions, with three teams crowned winners of the respective Student Cluster Competition, Cybersecurity Challenge and Student Datathon...

Why organisations are adopting cloud-based payroll, HR

Cloud-based services are becoming ubiquitous across the full spectrum of business functions and applications. This growth is being fuelled by many factors, including gaining more flexibility in features, better compliance, and more control and cost compared to using...

The Learning Resource: The Admin Assistant

Administration assistants are the indispensable and capable all-rounders that makes the business tick. In a recent book called Linchpin, Seth Godin asks the aspirational reader one simple question – Are you indispensable? In many jobs this answer is often ‘No’ but not...

More teachers needed to cure social ills

At a time when the country is in dire need of more teachers, the popular teacher training programme, Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), is being discontinued at some higher education institutions. The good news is that the PGCE is still being offered at...