How did we do this year?
We’ve put four entities under the microscope: the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies, the Information Regulator, SITA, and ICASA, and our findings are reminiscent of my long-suffering primary school teachers, who said: “Shows potential, but must try harder.”
Dark days ahead
It’s probably going to get a lot worse before it gets better, particularly for SMEs.
Why aren’t we doing better?
The biggest challenges South Africa faces are those of its own making.
ACSA is a critical part of the country’s infrastructure, but it has a large cyber target painted on its back
Public sector: still testing cloud waters
Many in the public sector still say they’re waiting for a clear directive from government on cloud use.
Digital by default
For cities like Cape Town, embracing digital enables better decision-making so that it’s possible to deliver a more effective service to citizens, staff and stakeholders.
No clouds forecast for Limpopo
Among public servants in Limpopo, there are still fears over how data is secured in the cloud.
Tired of fruitless turnaround strategies at the State IT Agency, interim CEO, Luvuyo Keyise, is working to address the agency’s challenges from the ground up.
SITA’s silver lining
The slow march of government departments adopting cloud services finally seems to be picking up pace.
Taking Africa's first highspeed train into the future
Digital transformation at the Gautrain is all about efficiency, automation and customer experience, says the company’s CIO Nkhanedzeni Lugisani.
Bringing the public sector into the light
Where is the public sector bringing digitalisation to bear, and where is it failing?
Taking on the cellular Goliaths
Telkom seems to be getting its ship right and is one of the few state companies that successfully plays in the private sector space.