Computer Society of Zimbabwe
Type
Association
IndustryInformation ,Communication and Technology

The Computer Society of Zimbabwe (CSZ) is an Internationally recognised professional body for Zimbabwe's community of information and communication technology professionals.

History

The Computer Society of Zimbabwe was founded in 1974 with the objective of benefiting the technology industry and all people who work in it. The Society's aims were to educate the general public on the use and development of Electronic Data Processing.

Another objective of the computer society of Zimbabwe was to set up standards within the industry and to promote computers and their use in scientific and commercial environments.

Vision

To be the trusted industry body, anchored on professional knowledge driving the ICT ecosystem in Zimbabwe

Mission

To champion the development of the ICT industry in Zimbabwe by establishing beneficial relationships and providing independent professional counsel for the benefit of members, government, industry and society at large. To drive ICT content development, collection and dissemination of information, awareness, knowledge, research and standards.

Values

  • Integrity/Ethics
  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Commitment
  • Leadership
  • Innovation

Events

The computer society holds monthly events mostly in Harare but also sometimes in Bulawayo.

The society has two key annual conferences:

  • Winter Business School
  • Summer School

These events are usually held at a resort place such as Victoria Falls, Great Zimbabwe, Vumba, Troutbeck and others.


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