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Large-scale agile tensions in traditional banks

Improving agility while managing risk, compliance and governance proves to be a tricky balancing act for many traditional banks.


The yin and yang of digital HRM experiences

Companies find that digitalising human resources management (HRM) creates simultaneously positive and negative experiences for many users.

Feb 10, 2021

A 2021 vision for cyber security

We can choose to use our experiences from 2020 to secure our organisations and future, or miss another opportunity to contribute to building a safer digital world.


BI and analytics implementation success: Why context is king

To choose the most appropriate interventions to plan, resource, execute and achieve greater success with BI and analytics implementations, be context-sensitive.

Apr 14, 2020

COVID-19 cyber crime is on the rise

End-users and organisations need to protect themselves against an unprecedented wave of cyber attacks and cyber fraud related to a single theme – the COVID-19 pandemic.


Building a vibrant data economy in Africa

There is an urgent need to prioritise a compelling and cohesive mission and strategy to build an African data economy.

Nov 26, 2019

Creating novel 4IR solutions for Africa

The design of 4IR solutions that address Africa’s problems cannot be solved by the application of canned approaches.

Nov 19, 2019

Preparing for the future workplace

Research shows that even though tech-related skills are essential, soft skills will still be required in the fourth industrial revolution.

Nov 12, 2019

Academia, industry must strengthen 4IR research collaboration

Academic researchers in SA should work closely with civil society, non-profit organisations, state institutions and private sector organisations.

Oct 4, 2019

Building SA’s 4IR readiness capability at high velocity

Organisations that have mastered coping with paradoxical and competing demands will survive the fourth industrial revolution era. Here’s how they will do it.

Feb 28, 2019

The best IT managers alleviate work-related stress

If your organisation's talented IT staff can't handle the heat, you may need to hire better IT managers. Here's why.

Oct 23, 2018

Struggling with social technologies?

Five practical steps to building an engaging user community.

Rennie Naidoo
associate professor at the School of IT, Department of Informatics, University of Pretoria.

Rennie Naidoo is an associate professor at the School of IT, Department of Informatics, University of Pretoria. He has served a number of clients on a number of IT projects in both the public and private sectors over a 20-year period.

Naidoo is also a NRF-rated researcher. His research interests are broadly about information systems and organisations with a particular focus on IT value, IT human resources development and end-user issues. He has published articles in leading international outlets such as the Journal of Strategic Information Systems, European Journal of Information Systems, Information Technology & People, and the Information Society Journal.

He has also presented at premier international information systems conferences such as the Americas Conference on Information Systems, Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, European Conference on Information Systems, and the International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security.

Naidoo lectures topics on IT investment and enterprise systems to postgraduates at the university. He is passionate about giving to those who work in the IT field greater insights about business and finance. He runs a course on finance for IT professionals through CE@UP.