10 May 2019 - by Vineshia Petersen Smart tech, infrastructure lacking in villages, townships
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.

25 Apr 2019 - by Vineshia Petersen Connecting townships, villages with smart tech
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, April 2019. 15 Apr 2019 - by Staff Writer Public Sector ICT Forum tackles smart cities
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.

Cyril Baloyi, group CTO of the City of Johannesburg. 28 Mar 2019 - by Vineshia Petersen Smart cities put citizens first
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.

14 Mar 2019 - by Vineshia Petersen Building South African smart cities
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.

The Public Sector ICT Forum undertakes to use technologies brought by the fourth industrial revolution to trial smart solutions in remote areas. 8 Nov 2018 - by Adrian Hinchcliffe and Simnikiwe Mzekandaba Smart village and township trials to come to Limpopo
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.

Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane, chief officer for digital information services and technology at SARS. 5 Oct 2018 - by Simnikiwe Mzekandaba SARS looks to chief disruptors to keep pace in digital age
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.

Mothibi Ramusi, CIO of the National Lotteries Commission. 4 Oct 2018 - by Simnikiwe Mzekandaba Industry 4.0 calls on government to embrace change, says Mothibi Ramusi
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.

Telkom CIO Len de Villiers. 10 May 2018 - by Simnikiwe Mzekandaba CIOs are under siege, says De Villiers
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.

9 Apr 2018 - by Adrian Hinchcliffe Citizens in underserved areas need services too
Citizens in underserved areas need services too

Rural service delivery starts with the availability of affordable infrastructure, and broadband is a central pillar in that foundation.

Mothibi Ramusi, CIO of the National Lotteries Commission. 20 Mar 2018 - by Adrian Hinchcliffe Redefining the public sector CIO's role
Redefining the public sector CIO's role

CIOs must identify solutions for today while preparing for new things, says the National Lotteries Commission's Mothibi Ramusi.

18 Sep 2017 - by Allyson Towle Integrated risk management in the public sector space
Integrated risk management in the public sector space

The third Public Sector ICT Forum last week included insight into data protection and privacy, the impending POPIA regulations and the journey towards a connected society.

5 Sep 2017 - by Allyson Towle Reducing the impact of cyber attacks on the public sector
Reducing the impact of cyber attacks on the public sector

Dr Peter Tobin will be discussing this at the upcoming Public Sector ICT Forum, on 14 September in Westcliff.

ACSA CIO Sello Mmakau. 31 May 2017 - by Simnikiwe Mzekandaba ACSA to smarten boarding process
ACSA to smarten boarding process

Airports Company SA plans to introduce e-gates across the country's airports.

Government encouraged to implement its ICT programmes.  31 May 2017 - by Simnikiwe Mzekandaba Use ICT to support govt programmes, says official
Use ICT to support govt programmes, says official

Key role players must encourage government to implement ICT programmes to improve public services, says Dudley Petersen.

Anne-Marie Pretorius, partner at Bizmod Consulting. 31 May 2017 - by Admire Moyo Common POPI mistakes laid bare
Common POPI mistakes laid bare

Most organisations are taking a pragmatic approach to the imminent law, thinking it is a legal-only project.

Mandla Mkhwanazi, digital business leader, Transnet. 24 Apr 2017 - by Adrian Hinchcliffe Collaboration improves service delivery
Collaboration improves service delivery

Growing the right skills, questioning the status quo and the right tone from the top all help to drive collaboration in the public sector.

9 Sep 2016 - by Allyson Towle Reimagining digitalisation in the public sector
Reimagining digitalisation in the public sector

Collaboration, as a key element for progress, was stressed at the Public Sector ICT Forum in Westcliff, Johannesburg, yesterday.

SAPO lost the social grant payment business in 2008, says Mthoko Mncwabe, group CIO. 9 Sep 2016 - by Simnikiwe Mzekandaba Post Office banks on social grants
Post Office banks on social grants

As it fights to establish its digital credibility, the Post Office wants to again be the distributor of social grant payments in the country.

The Post Office wants to provide digital services that can be accessed by all South African citizens, says group CIO Mthoko Mncwabe. 8 Sep 2016 - by Simnikiwe Mzekandaba Post Office to enter Internet banking
Post Office to enter Internet banking

The South African Post Office will rollout Internet banking for three million customers.

Digitisation is the only way SA will reach its goals, says David Mphelo, GM of public sector at MTN Business. 8 Sep 2016 - by Simnikiwe Mzekandaba Digitisation can't be another 'buzzword'
Digitisation can't be another 'buzzword'

Public Sector ICT Forum delegates hear that public sector digitisation is critical and can't be a 'buzzword' that is still up for debate.

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