The Institute focusses on research and development in computing and information technology (IT) in South Africa.
The objectives of SAICSIT are
SAICSIT has been holding an annual conference since 1985.
SAICSIT founded and supports the SA Computer Journal. The South African Computer Journal is an accredited specialist ICT academic journal, publishing research articles, technical reports and communications in English in the Computer Science and Information Systems domains.
The journal has been on Scopus since 2016, and now appears on the 2018 DHET sub-list of Scopus-indexed journals that qualify for subsidy for articles published by South African academics at public universities.
For more information on SACJ, see http://sacj.cs.uct.ac.za