Adrian Schofield

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Adrian Schofield has spent more than half his life working in and for the South African ICT industry at national, regional and global levels. For the last 10 years, he has conducted applied research for the Joburg Centre for Software Engineering and is currently serving as a Board member of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA), the Africa ICT Alliance (AfICTA) and the International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3). He is a Councillor for the B-BBEE ICT Sector Council.

NETWORKING & COMMUNICATIONS

South Africa’s latest Cabinet reshuffle could be an opportunity for ICT

Local South African tech initiatives have not advanced with global tech development – things need to change

DATA MINING

Big Data in SA Businesses: What is the Secret to Success?

Big Data, Big Responsibility? Big data offers the opportunity to infer, reveal and predict, but should it?

CLOUD COMPUTING

South Africa: Hidden Benefits of Cloud

The cloud in the technology sense has been around for 30 years. So do we know all the benefits? Or is it a gift that keeps on giving?

TECHNOLOGY PLANNING AND ANALYSIS

The Tangled Web

This article discusses the relationship between politics and technology in Africa.

HUMAN RESOURCES

Adrian Schofield (Africa) - IT and Education in Africa

As part of a series looking at the correlation between IT and education around the world, Adrian Schofield looks at IT and education in Africa.

PREDICTIONS

Adrian Schofield (Africa) – 2013 Predictions: Africa

In a new series of articles on 2013 IT Predictions, IDG Connect offers expert insight into upcoming trends around the world.

MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS

Adrian Schofield (South Africa) - Take Your Tablet: Is it Good for Your Health?...

In this blog post, Adrian Schofield explores further our research into tablet use in South Africa and shares his opinion on the growing trend.

HUMAN RESOURCES

Adrian Schofield (South Africa) - Bridging the Gap

In the final part of the South African skills season, Adrian Schofield looks at how the SA government is working to address the IT skills gap in the years to come....

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Doubting Disruption

Can we stop with all the Snapchat clones?

Dan Swinhoe casts a critical eye on the future

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