Who We Are


Stanford, Ebrahim & Associates (Pty) Ltd is a BB-BEE Level 1 (135%) firm based in Cape Town, South Africa.

The Hammer Academy is our online learning platform.

Origin of The Hammer Academy


"When the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail" - Abraham Maslow.

We often meet IT Professionals who are using the incorrect method, framework or technique for a given problem. This simply shows a lack of of skills.

IT is just too important to be mediocre. We teach IT professionals, managers and executives to apply best-practices when solving complex problems in the management of IT.