Department of Public Service and Administration

Govt e-Job site goes live

Citizens looking to apply for state jobs can do so online, following the launch of a Web-based application system.

Dec 12, 2018

SITA prepares for IFMS roll-out, calls for Oracle specialists

SITA has issued a tender for "Oracle specialised suppliers" to implement National Treasury's Integrated Financial Management System.


Govt turns to hackathons to improve service delivery

The Department of Public Service and Administration commits to working with innovators to accelerate public service delivery and encourage public engagement.

Sep 26, 2018

GovChat comes to WhatsApp

Government enhances the level of engagement between the public and councillors by making its communications tool accessible via the social media app as well as USSD.


Govt finally appoints CIO

Six years after the departure of the previous government CIO, Mandla Ngcobo is appointed to set the state's ICT benchmark.


ICT skills essential for community development workers

Patience Mushungwa, minister Faith Muthambi's advisor, believes public sector community development workers need ICT skills.


Forensic investigation for IFMS

The finances, contracts and relationships surrounding government's integrated financial management system project are to face examination.


Tech will solve service delivery woes

Government sees technology innovation as the answer to its service delivery failures and urges public servants to get creative.


Scammers hack minister's Facebook page

The Department of Public Service and Administration warns the public to avoid responding to a fake post on the minister's social media account.


Year of mixed fortunes for DPSA

Effective IT governance remains a concern, but the department has managed to get a few projects off the ground.


Tender Watch: It's complicated

This week's tender bulletin features a large number of briefing sessions, many compulsory.


Govt digitisation gathers pace

A centralised database to manage disciplinary cases across departments adds to government's modernisation efforts.

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