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The Public Sector ICT Forum held its inaugural event in September 2016 and the over 80 C-suite attendees were treated to a diverse, A-list speaker line-up, including: Mandla Mzkwanazi from Transnet, who is also chairman of the Public Sector ICT Forum; and Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane in her capacity as CIO of the Department of Water and Sanitation and as the GITOC representative on the same board. Presentations were delivered by Lee Naik, formerly from Accenture Digital, currently CEO at TransUnion – on: "How does government develop the right digital skills to drive digitalisation? Mthoko Mncwabe from the South African Post Office answered the question: "What happens in an organisation that falls behind the curve of any digital and innovation trajectory and the strategies of how to play catch-up?" And keynote speaker and aficionado on all things Africa, Victor Kgomoeswana, delivered an insightful address on his experience of how Rwanda has digitised its country.
A proud sponsor of the Public Sector ICT Forum, MTN Business is focused on growing partnerships with the public sector to help achieve growth and facilitate government's journey from being efficient to being effective.
MTN Business believes that economic growth and the furtherance of government policies to alleviate poverty are inextricably intertwined with digital technology. As such, digitisation is the only way South Africa will reach its objectives, including the Millennium Development Goals. By enabling a digital future for South Africa through state-of-the-art technology solutions, MTN Business provides the tools with which the public sector can achieve its goals and further South Africa's growth.
These solutions include a full portfolio of the technologies needed by public sector organisations to serve their communities, such as Managed Networks, Cloud , Unified Communications, Security and IoT.
For more information, please visit www.mtnbusiness.com/za