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.
Can renewables solve the Eskom problem?
With the power utility failing to keep the lights on as its traditional power plants show more frequent signs of ageing and disrepair, focus has now shifted to the power of renewable energy.
Putting the 'e' in e-government
The SA Local Government Association is developing a digital strategic framework to solve sectoral problems, meet citizen needs and improve service delivery.
Policing the police
Corruption Watch has launched an online platform to help minimise police corruption and use crowdsourced data to hold officers to account.
THE 3 Ss OF PUBLIC SECTOR CLOUD: SECURITY, SUPPORT AND SOVEREIGNTY
Since the country went into lockdown, government departments and state-owned entities have had to rapidly adapt to very different work and economic environments.
Driving Joburg's digital future
IT is a huge digital transformation enabler for the City of Johannesburg, says CIO Denisha Jairam-Owthar, but it needs to be owned by everybody.
SARS: Talking tech and tax
Following massive governance failures unearthed at the Nugent Commission of Inquiry, SARS is putting tech and data-driven insights at the forefront of its reimagined future.
The lockdown in hindsight
When faced with an immediate and lengthy lockdown, the public sector encountered a range of challenges. Looking back now, government entities discuss these difficulties, and the lessons learned.
PUBLIC SECTOR DIGITISATION REQUIRES A NEW APPROACH
The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted all industries and sectors, but the public sector – with its need to deliver services to citizens and also ensure that the basic functioning of the state continues – has been hit particularly hard.