Public Sector ICT Forum

Kenya’s Huduma provides lesson for SA’s public sector

The Kenyan government service delivery flagship project is identified as a powerful case study for digital transformation.


Smart tech, infrastructure lacking in villages, townships

Immediate pressures such as providing running water and electricity supersede the need for smart solutions and technology infrastructure.


SA can become smarter via its cities

Government should work with mobile network operators to move local cities towards smart city status, advises an industry expert.


Connecting townships, villages with smart tech

The Public Sector ICT Forum will examine how SA can develop and grow its villages and townships using smart city technology.


Public Sector ICT Forum tackles smart cities

Trusting the technology is key to the successful implementation of a smart city, said IDC's Mark Walker at the Public Sector ICT Forum.


Smart cities put citizens first

Smart cities can have a huge impact on citizens and enhance service delivery, says Cyril Baloyi, group CTO of the City of Johannesburg.


Building South African smart cities

Smart cities can improve infrastructure management and quality of life, while enhancing government visibility and transparency, and growing the economy.


Smart village and township trials to come to Limpopo

The Limpopo chapter of the Public Sector ICT Forum has committed to trial a smart township and smart village concept in the province.


SARS looks to chief disruptors to keep pace in digital age

The South African Revenue Service's digital technology team has added chief disruptors to its employ.


Industry 4.0 calls on government to embrace change, says Mothibi Ramusi

The National Lotteries Commission CIO challenges ICT professionals to unpack the values of the fourth industrial revolution so that politicians truly know what it means.


Digitisation won't breed joblessness, say CIOs

Despite research pointing to further unemployment in SA as digitisation and automation take shape, CIOs believe more job opportunities will arise.

May 10, 2018

CIOs are under siege, says De Villiers

Chief information officers of today face the challenge of being shackled by their own organisations as they attempt to carry out their duties, says Telkom's Len De Villiers.

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