Head of Business Analysis, DVT (Dynamic Visual Technologies)
Edward Ngubane, the current Head of Business Analysis at DVT and the former President of IIBA-SA , started his career as a mathematics teacher at Senaoane Sec School in Soweto. He has been in the IT industry for over 20 years and worked for the following companies: Telkom SA, Investec, BMW Financial Services, Wesbank, and FNB (Online Banking and eWallet Solutions). He has held numerous positions, viz:- Systems Developer, Systems Analyst, Business Analyst, Product Development Manager, Business Analyst Manager, Head of PMO, Practice Lead (Business Analysis and Architecture), Practice Manager.
He has set up and ran BA CoP’s (Community of Practice), developed and mentored several business analysts, and published papers on the business analysis discipline (on www.modernanalyst.com and www.itweb.co.za ). Over the years he has received numerous awards and is passionate about the business analysis domain. He has spoken at various business analysis conferences over the past 6 years and addressed over 13 corporates in South Africa on various business analysis topics. A teacher at heart, he is also passionate about leadership mentoring and coaching. In 2019, he received the Certificate of Competence in Leadership Coaching from Wits Business School. In 2021 he was appointed as a supervisor at the Wits Business School for the Masters in Digital Business program.
He holds five degrees, two of which are at the Masters’ level – the M.Ed (Maths Education) and the MBA (Cum Laude) – both from the University of the Witwatersrand. The title of his dissertation for his M.Ed was ‘What are links between a teacher’s views of mathematics and his/her classroom practices’. And the title for his MBA dissertation was ‘Managing IT Knowledge workers within South African Financial Industry’.
He is currently in his 4th year of Ph.D.(part-time) study at the University of the Witwatersrand and is a recipient of a Post Graduate Merit Award (for four years in a row). His thesis is on ‘Cloud Computing Adoption and SMME development in South Africa’. He is the former Secretary and Treasurer of IIBA-SA.
Presentation: Presidents Panel