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

Aug 24, 2016

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

Mar 9, 2016

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

Dec 3, 2014

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

Tender Watch: It's complicated

Oct 27, 2014

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

Govt digitisation gathers pace

Sep 29, 2014

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

Two bids to replace govt IFMS

Jul 10, 2014

The multibillion-rand tender to supply government with a single, fully-functional ERP system attracted much attention, but few offers.

New brooms to sweep govt IT clean?

May 27, 2014

New leaders for the science and technology and public service portfolios face challenges as they work to advance government's technology objectives.

Government IT at a standstill

Dec 6, 2013

The Department of Public Service and Administration has taken a haphazard approach to state IT, resulting in a lack of meaningful outcomes.

IFMS proposals before Cabinet

Nov 21, 2013

Cabinet is considering proposals to expedite the implementation of government's much-delayed Integrated Financial Management System.