Monthly Archives: March 2017

The new benchmark in operational efficiency

AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEADACHE The Eastern Cape Liquor Board (ECLB is responsible for the licensing, regulation and oversight of retail sales and micro-manufacturing of alcohol in the Eastern Cape province. The Board’s workload is significant, considering it is tasked with issuing and overseeing more than 8000 licenses annually to liquor outlets. […]

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Automation is a weapon in fighting corruption

HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE CORRUPTION? Given the importance of public confidence to the smooth functioning of governmental mechanisms, there is the expectation from citizens that government should promote principles of good governance and high standards of integrity in public service. The public cannot be effectively governed if […]

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Digital transformation across the land

TURNING DISASTER INTO OPPORTUNITY Defining and conceptualising a framework for rural development is no easy task. The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform is responsible for implementing the Comprehensive Rural Development Programme (CRDP) aimed specifically at remedying the affliction of poverty by creating equitable and sustainable rural Communities. “In […]

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Automated accountability for payments is good

THE CHALLENGE OF CHASING PAPER The National Health Department is tasked with improving the health status of all citizens through programs that promote the prevention of illnesses and the encouragement of healthy lifestyles. It is this government department’s responsibility to consistently improve the healthcare delivery system by focusing on access, […]

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