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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
Telkom CIO Len 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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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.

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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
Mothibi Ramusi, CIO of the National Lotteries Commission.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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
Government encouraged to implement its ICT programmes.

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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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
SAPO lost the social grant payment business in 2008, says Mthoko Mncwabe, group CIO.

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

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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 Post Office wants to provide digital services that can be accessed by all South African citizens, says group CIO Mthoko Mncwabe.

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

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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'
Digitisation is the only way SA will reach its goals, says David Mphelo, GM of public sector at MTN Business.

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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