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The State Information Technology Agency (SITA) closed this year’s Government Technology Conference (GovTech) with a firm commitment to streamline its processes to facilitate small, medium and micro enterprise (SMME) involvement in the public sector information and communications technology (ICT) requirements....

This year’s prestigious Government Technology Conference (GovTech) 2016 drew to a close with three Conversation Cafes geared at stimulating important discussions around government’s digital “e-strategy”. Conversation Cafes were a unique feature to this year’s conference....

In line with the State Information Technology Agency (SITA’s) own objectives of developing a vibrant local information and communications technology (ICT) industry, comprising many small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs), competition enforcement is essential...

The Government Technology Conference (GovTech) 2016 highlighted the extent of state’s “e-government” strategy with significant projects already under way, or in the advanced conceptualisation phases. Pertinently the Integrated Justice System (IJS) is just one project that epitomises the weight government has given digital transformation....

In support of the state’s “e-government” drive, South Africa needs to grow an “indigenous” information and communications technology (ICT) industry characterized by local content including manufacturing, issues of content and large scale accessibility to the internet to grow small and emerging enterprises including those in the rural and township areas. This was just one of the main messages that was reiterated at an Executive Leadership Engagement session that was hosted by the Honourable Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Dr. Siyabonga Cwele, on 30 October at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Gauteng....

This year’s State Information Technology Conference (GovTech) 2016 is being hosted in Gauteng, a stellar example of government’s “e-strategy” which aims to improve service delivery for all citizens....

Women, youth and small medium and micro enterprises joined large companies and government bodies to celebrate South African innovation at its best at the prestigious State Information Technology Agency (SITA) Public Service ICT Awards ceremony on 30 October....

The social impact of the deployment of information and communications technologies (ICT) has to be given more priority, despite the country having already made significant strides in terms of transforming into a digital economy....

Information and communications technology (ICT) is an important contributor towards improved public service delivery. It is for this reason that the State Information Technology Agency (SITA) will again acknowledge the positive role South African businesses and individuals are playing in driving the adoption and effective use of state-of-the-art technologies by government at the SITA Public Service ICT Awards....