About Information Communication & Technology (ICT)
It’s a given that the City of Ekurhuleni is also well on its way to being a digital city; made possible by a dynamic ICT Department that strives to provide a stable information technology infrastructure and ensure optimal functioning of internal systems.
Of course, making sure that the City is mSCOA compliant is an added factor that this department plays a major role in, something that it does full steam ahead.
Did you know that ICT refers to technologies that provide access to information through telecommunications? It is similar to Information Technology (IT), but focuses primarily on communication technologies. This includes the Internet, wireless networks, cell phones, and other communication mediums.
Office of the Chief Information Officer
Referred to as the Chief Information Officer (CIO), Tumelo Kganane heads ICT and he comes with a wealth of experience in the IT field acquired over the years in the filed working for various organizations in various senior capacities.
Before joining the City of Ekurhuleni in 2017, Tumelo worked at the City of Johannesburg as Head of ICT where he was responsible for the implementation of the Smart City, Smart Institution Strategy, and over all business transformation / automation. Amongst other programmes that he was responsible for where, the mass ICT Infrastructure renewal, rollout of free Wi-Fi, implementation of the Intelligence Operation centre (IOC), and Revenue enhancement solutions.
Governance and Compliance
Pamela Mkosana leads ICT’s Governance and Compliance unit responsible for ensuring that the acquisition, management and use of information technology by: direct or indirect service delivery to the public including, but not limited to, equal access by the public to services delivered by the department, productivity of the department, and cost-efficiency of the department.
Projects, Architecture, Governance and Support Services
Moloko Monyepao has over 20 years’ experience within Information and Communication Technology, acquired in diverse industries which includes private sector, state-owned entities and public sector, where he held various strategic roles which includes performing an advisory role to government chief information officers on Disaster Recovery Plans, IT Security and IT Governance. His current responsibility within ICT is to facilitate the conceptualisation, planning and bringing to reality the City’s vision of becoming a smart and creative city, by implementing and enabling innovative technologies that ensures the mandate of the City is achieved. This includes leveraging on existing projects to create an enabling environment for citizen to thrive socially and economically. The emphasis of his role as Divisional Head: Projects and Architecture is to ensure that ICT investment is aligned to the CoE’s strategic objectives and is in support of the goals and objectives as set by the City. This is aimed at ensuring that investments made on ICT strategic initiatives are properly planned and budgeted for, adequately architecture-based on supporting technology philosophies; master plans; businesses cases; specifications and enabling contracts.