In this news, we discuss the DPSA to work together with E Cape to help develop ICT strategies.
The Department of Civil Service and Administration (DPSA) said it will work with the government of Eastern Cape to help it develop ICT strategies in line with the government’s ICT framework, norms and standards.
It comes after reports emerged that the provincial government plagiarized its information and communications Technology Strategy document (TIC).
DPSA CEO Yoliswa Makhasi said that as the guardian of government ICT policy and strategy in the civil service, she wishes to create an enabling environment for positioning ICT as a strategic tool. for public administration, including ICT governance in the public service.
“In 2017, the Cabinet approved the national e-government strategy, which examines various aspects regarding the use of ICT to improve internal operations in the public service, as well as the delivery of services to the public.
“This follows the adoption of the ICT Corporate Governance Policy Framework in 2012,” DPSA said in a statement.
The framework is based on global best practices and emphasizes the need to ensure that ICT investment is aligned with departmental or provincial business objectives; that the business risks associated with ICT are optimized; departmental or provincial resources are maximized and the benefits of ICT investment are realized.
To ensure the country is ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) era, the government has appointed a Presidential Industrial Revolution Commission on 4IR to ensure the country benefits from innovation and developments. of 4IR while meeting the associated challenges.
(With contributions from the South African government press release)
- DPSA CEO Yoliswa Makhasi said that as the guardian of government ICT policy and strategy in the civil service, she wishes to create an enabling environment for positioning ICT as a strategic tool. for public administration, including ICT governance in the public service.
- DPSA will collaborate with E Cape to help develop ICT strategies