Department of Public Service and Administration

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.

Dec 3, 2014

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.


Two bids to replace govt IFMS

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

May 27, 2014

New brooms to sweep govt IT clean?

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

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