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Mandla Ngcobo has been appointed as the deputy director-general: CIO at the Department of Public Service and Administration. He has 19 years' experience in the public sector and five years in the private sector. Ngcobo has a vast understanding of corporate governance, including experience in the formulation and implementation of IT governance processes, policies and structures.
Before joining the Department of Public Service and Administration, Ngcobo was CIO at the Department of Labour. Prior to that, he was director: Information Technology at the Department of Health, and was also a senior specialist in risk management at the Vodacom Group. He holds a master of management in ICT policy and regulation from the University of Witwatersrand, a BTech degree in business information systems from the Tshwane University of Technology, as well as a Bachelor of Education from the University of Zululand.
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.
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