Applied Research


JCSE's Applied Research Unit, under the management of Adrian Schofield, carries out research projects related to the status, growth and development of the ICT sector.  Partnering with the industry associations in the annual Skills Survey, with Wits Business School in assessing the broadband infrastructure in Provincial Governments and with Wits Enterprise in profiling ICT research institutions are some examples of recent projects.

The Unit also provides executive consulting on many topics relevant to the ICT industry in Africa and provides speakers for many conferences.

Please contact Adrian for any further information: 011 717 6390

The Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) is pleased to announce that its Annual ICT Skills Survey for 2016 is published. This is the 7th edition of this well-respected picture of skills requirements and skills acquisition in the vital all-enabling ICT sector in South Africa.

Thanks to JCSE’s continuing support of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA), the Information Technology Association (ITA), and Eduflex’s Virtual Assessor ™ survey application, the 2016 survey continues the tradition of being bigger and better each time.

The 2016 JCSE ICT Skills Survey report is available for download from our Publications tab (see below).

The JCSE released its second Cloud Computing report "Research Study on the Use of Cloud Services in the South African Government" on 4 February 2015.

This study examines the enables and constraints affecting the innovation of ICTs (including Cloud Services) in the South African government context.

Please go to the Publications tab (click the small grey triangle on the right of the Applied Research tab) to see the available copies of the reports.

Please go to the Publications tab to see the available copies of the reports.

Please contact with any queries.