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Big award for ‘ace of the IT industry’

- Wits University

Professor Barry Dwolatzky honoured by his peers for his outstanding contributions to ICT sector.

Professor Barry Dwolatzky, Director of the Joburg Centre for Software Engineering and driving force behind developing the Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct.

Dwolatzky, the driving force behind Johannesburg’s new high-tech development, the Wits Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, has been honoured with the Distinguished Service in ICT Award.

The award was presented to Dwolatzky at the 38th Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) President's Awards held on Friday, 24 November 2016.

The award presented by the IITPSA in association with EngineerIT. According to article published online on ITWeb the award was presented to an individual 'who is seen as a role model and mentor, who has made an outstanding, career-length contribution to the SA ICT industry and who has shown a long-term commitment to the aims and objectives of the Institute'.

Dwolatzky, Professor of Software Engineering in the Wits School of Electrical and Information Engineering and Director of Joburg Centre for Software Engineering, was praised for his contribution to ICT innovation and skills development.

Read the full ITWeb article: Barry Dwolatzky awarded for distinguished service in ICT

Also read the full EngineerIT article: Distinguished service in ICT awarded to industry ace

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