Blue Pencil Creative helps propel Cotlands into a digital learning landscape
04 Aug 2020

Blue Pencil Creative helps propel Cotlands into a digital learning landscape

NPOs can position themselves on a much stronger and far more sustainable pathway by partnering with ICT professionals to take the critical work they do to the next level. And this is precisely what happened when Blue Pencil Creative and Cotlands worked together to propel the work that Cotlands does into the digital space.
Upskilling staff and R&D go hand in hand at Inspired Testing
15 Jul 2020

Upskilling staff and R&D go hand in hand at Inspired Testing

Sastri Munsamy is a digital native who knew from a very young age he was born to be in the IT space. “Computers, technology and programming all came naturally and there was no doubt about my future field of expertise.” His career started in 2003 and he says he thrived on dissecting a problem and analysing it from every angle to find a solution.
Solving youth unemployment through partnerships
15 Jun 2020

Solving youth unemployment through partnerships

With the help of Cloud specialists DotModus, the NPO Harambee now powers their mobi sites with the Google Cloud Platform, helping to expand their mission of connecting unemployed youth with jobs; and allowing more job seekers to apply with a mobile device. Harambee, a not-for-profit social enterprise, tackles the youth unemployment challenge through its Youth Employment Accelerator, using data, innovation, partnerships and on-the-ground experience to build pragmatic, implementable solutions that get results.
The power of collaboration and contribution
14 May 2020

The power of collaboration and contribution

“Of DVT’s seven business values, ‘make an impact’ is the value that resonates most with me,” says Edward Ngubane, Head of Business Analysis at DVT in Johannesburg. “This value is important to me because it talks to being deliberate about what you do, and knowing that you have to give it your all,” he adds.
Cloudsmiths contributes to Click Foundation for advancement of literacy
14 Apr 2020

Cloudsmiths contributes to Click Foundation for advancement of literacy

On 11 December 2019, CloudSmiths – a Salesforce partner – handed over monitor screens to the Click Foundation, an NPO established in 2012 to find ways of using technology to improve Foundation Phase (Grades 1–3) literacy in South Africa.
The CloudSmiths’ recipe for feeding 5000
13 Mar 2020

The CloudSmiths’ recipe for feeding 5000

Just add 4 pots of Chicken a La King, veggies and rice; as well as 165 litres of umngqusho (samp and beans), veg curry and gravy. Stir and serve!
CloudSmiths Golf Day raises awareness for prostate cancer
11 Feb 2020

CloudSmiths Golf Day raises awareness for prostate cancer

The 8th annual CloudSmiths Charity Golf Day held on 22 October 2019 saw close on R30 000 being raised in support of the Prostrate Cancer Foundation SA. The event was held at the Houghton Golf Club in Johannesburg and attended by 60 golfers. The funds will help to support efforts to raise awareness about prostate cancer and to educate men about the importance of screening for early detecting.
School of Hard Knocks
18 Jan 2020

School of Hard Knocks

Tackling unemployment using sport to teach confidence, respect and teamwork to kids with tough beginnings…
Information technology information day 2019
07 Nov 2019

Information technology information day 2019

DVT is honoured to continue its longstanding relationship with the University of Johannesburg‘s Academy for Computer Science and Software Engineering by once again being present at their annual Projects Day yesterday.