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World wide, a number of far-reaching decisions regarding ways to address the ICT skills shortage are made by both the public and private sectors. These are based on information obtained from various sources and in various ways including quantitative research reports commissioned by government authorities. This paper reports on findings of a systematic(More)
This article presents the findings of research that was conducted amongst Enterprise Architecture (EA) practitioners in the South African financial services sector. Due to the duration and cost implications of EA projects, factors that contribute to the success and failure of EA initiatives need to be investigated and identified. The research was largely(More)
This paper is situated within the context of the challenges related to the processes currently being undertaken in South Africa by the government to stimulate e-Skills capacity. The paper reports on findings of a systematic textual examination of existing ICT skills shortage research reports. Acknowledging the shortcoming of existing e-skills categories in(More)
Expatriate research has indicated that expatriate adjustment is a complex problem given that factors such as the influence of the spouse, cultural training/understanding, fluency in the host language and personality or emotional readiness of the expatriate are key. Considering these challenges in a culturally diverse environment such as Kingdom of Saudi(More)
E-Learning can be described as instruction that is delivered using computer and communication technology, and its potential to liberate learners from the limitations of other forms of learning is uniformly acknowledged. However, there is surprisingly high resistance to e-Learning in corporate training environments. The purpose of this study is to examine(More)
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) enables organisations to let their business drive their IT strategy, and creates a technology strategy that is aligned with that of the business. SOA is an architectural style that enables the integration of disparate systems, independent of the implementation technology or physical location, through encapsulating and(More)
The research reported in this paper aims to obtain a better understanding of the factors influencing the adoption of tablet-based e-textbooks by focusing on a pilot project in which e-textbooks loaded onto tablets was used to supplement formal classroom learning in a South African private school. The research adopts Cultural Historical Activity Theory(More)
Ericsson initiated a project called " Connect to Learn " (C2L), where a mobile learning solution focused on introducing creativity and interactivity into the classrooms of South Africa using various mobile technologies and applications, was developed. Ericsson has employed this solution in various schools in and around Johannesburg, South Africa. This(More)