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Our client and partner testimonials speak volumes about the superior time to value, depth of functionality, cost efficiency and unrivalled levels of locally-available support offered by the SmartGov Suite and Boxfusion’s bespoke solutions. 

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Powering start-up culture in South Africa

By Xolile Ndlangana, Marketing Director at Boxfusion Developing countries, like South Africa, face a range of unique challenges not experienced in our more developed counterparts. These concerns range…
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Azure, cloud, data security

Securing government data in the cloud

By Ian Houvet, Director at Boxfusion A clever ad recently stated that in the Digital Age, “data is worth more than the dollar”. This is a maxim for the times we live in, and data is never more val…
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It’s time for a public sector migration

By: Ian Houvet, Director at Boxfusion As cloud computing continues to evolve, more and more businesses are making the decision to move their IT environments into the cloud. That is because cloud platf…
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Unlocking the airwaves for economic growth

By Ian Houvet, Director, Boxfusion At the beginning of February, President Ramaphosa took to parliament to deliver his second State of the Nation address. For many South Africans, this was a refreshin…
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Ensuring a digital future for our children

By Xolile Ndlangana, Marketing Director, Boxfusion During the annual state of the nation address, President Cyril Ramaphosa flagged the need to embed ICT infrastructure into our schools, starting with…
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Government moves to the cloud

By Xolile Ndlangana, Marketing Director At the end of November, SITA, the government agency tasked with digital transformation in the public sector, officially began the process of migrating governmen…
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Planning for the skills of tomorrow

By Ian Houvet, Managing Director, Boxfusion Education is a critical cornerstone of any society. But those of us living in and witnessing the 4th Industrial Revolution (also known as the Digital Age) …
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Preventing digital blind spots

By Ian Houvet, Managing Director, Boxfusion The recent revelations exposed by an alleged hack of the private life of a public official have once again raised questions around cyber security in governm…
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Incubating technological innovation

By Xolile Ndlangana, Marketing Director Boxfusion In September, South Africa became the first country on the continent to host the ITU Telecom 2018 Conference. It took place in KwaZulu-Natal, with rou…
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Stimulating the local ICT industry

By Xolile Ndlangana, Marketing Director Boxfusion At the end of September, as part of his stimulus package, President Ramaphosa announced intentions to improve allocation of the high-demand radio spec…
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Engaged employees are happy employees

By: Xolile Ndlangana, Director: Sales & Marketing Boxfusion The power of engaged employees within an organisation should never be underestimated. This is especially true as workplaces of the digit…
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Disrupting Business as Usual

By: Ian Houvet, Director Boxfusion Technology continues to disrupt the public sector across the globe. And while many bureaucrats may treat new developments, such as automated leave process, paperless…
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Using technology to put people first

By: Xolile Ndlangana, Director: Sales & Marketing Boxfusion People form the heart of any organisation or business, and as one of the major employers of South Africa, the public sector is no excep…
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Maximising mobile in the public sector

By: Ian Houvet – Director, Boxfusion We live on a mobile planet, and not just in the sense of its revolutions around the sun. In the 21stcentury, mobile phones have moved from being just accessories…
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Making municipalities interactive

As part of its vision to be a responsive, developmental and smart municipality, the City of Ekurhuleni has begun the implementation and testing of Boxfusion’s Smartgov for Citizens app. “What we w…
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A simple solution to a big problem

At the beginning of April, the Department of Labour began rolling out Boxfusion’s Smartgov for Administration leave submission module. Within the first few weeks of implementation, over 280 people a…
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Wasted software is wasteful expenditure

By: Ian Houvet – Director, Boxfusion “Wasteful expenditure”, it’s an ugly turn-of-phrase that has become so commonplace in South Africa’s political discourse. Usually we associate wasteful e…
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Let’s maximise our tech potential

By: Xolile Ndlangana – Director: Sales and Marketing, Boxfusion  South Africa is a country that brims with potential. Our history has proven to us time and again that together we can achieve   wha…
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Working with South Africa's largest mobile network

Vodacom is by far one of Boxfusion’s most strategic partners. While the vast majority of our engagement focus on the broad reach of the SmartGov Suite, we have also assisted with custom-developed solutions both in the public and private sector landscape. 

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Leading with Microsoft Technology

While all of Boxfusion’s solutions have been built from the ground up to solve specific pain points being faced by the public sector market, they are strongly grounded in Microsoft technologies. Our strong commitent to Microsoft in this regard has earned us Gold Application Partner status.     

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Meet the most mature process automation suite for public sector...
SmartGov for Administration

Out-the-box process automation and streamlining of business processes for all spheres of government and across virtually endless verticals, from leave processing to invoice tracking, payments, submissions and much more.

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SmartGov for Citizens

Opening the lines of communication (and information) between citizens and their local government, as well as streamlined problem resolution and case management for the local government and its service providers.  

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SmartGov for eGov

Purpose-built, process automation for the variety of citizen-facing functions, right from applications to maintenance and everything in between, and across the spheres of Liquor, Fisheries, Health, Gambling and more.  

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