Information & Communications Technology (ICT)

Business Process Enabling South Africa Website (BPO South Africa)

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BPeSA Western Cape operates both as a specialist investment promotion agency for the Business Process Outsourcing industry (including call centres) and as a regional trade association and networking body for the industry. The mandate of BPeSA Western Cape is to create jobs by raising awareness of the industry's potential internationally and thus attracting new investments.

Cape Information Technology Initiative (CITI) Website

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CITI is a not-for-profit organisation focused on developing the ICT industry in the Western Cape. CITI's goal is to promote Cape Town as a global IT hub and gateway into Africa, thereby facilitating the creation of jobs and prosperity through IT. This website contains information on CITI business development cluster marketing and networking research and public policy skills development.

Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC) Website

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This website provides background information on the IDC and its activities locally and elsewhere in Africa. It contains detailed information on obtaining financial assistance for your business through the IDC.

Preparing the Western Cape for the Knowledge Economy of the 21st Century

(White Paper)
(File type: pdf; size: 541.52 KB)E-Innovation (Department of the Premier, Western Cape Government)
The White Paper sets out a vision and a broad ten-year strategic framework for ensuring that the Western Cape is well-prepared for the global knowledge economy of the 21st Century. It aims for the province to become a leading learning region for individuals and business, an outward looking region capable of competing successfully in the global knowledge economy, a leading centre for entrepreneurship and innovation, and a region capable of sustainable growth, equitable development, economic empowerment and an improved quality of life for all.

Technology for Women in Business (TWIB) Website

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This site contains information on TWIB, including details of TWIB projects and events. It also includes information on business planning and presentations. It also includes details of TWIB training which includes modules on introducing PCs, using ITC in business and e-business.

Western Cape Information and Communication Technology Sector Scan 2001

(Public Information)
(File type: pdf; size: 631.12 KB)
This comprehensive study of the ICT industry in the Western Cape explores the nature of businesses in the province, their major strengths and weaknesses, and the key issues and challenges facing businesses.

Western Cape Information and Communication Technology Sector Scan 2001: Executive Summary

(Reports and Research)
(File type: pdf; size: 631.12 KB)Department of Trade and Industry (National) (The Government of South Africa)