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What's on in March: Comments wanted on the ICT POLICY GREEN PAPER - Phase one due for CGICTPF

Dear LG ICT followers As you probably know, the Department of Communications this week kick-started it's public consultation session on the NATIONAL INTEGRATED ICT POLICY GREEN PAPER , with a national conference in Kempton Park, Gauteng. The provincial consultations are as follows: North West (...

What happened in 2013, what is coming up in 2014? And what about the LG ICT Network?

Dear LG ICT users and followers We hope you had a happy festive season and a great start into the new year! First an announcement and request on our own behalf: The GIZ (Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit) has commissioned Pinoak Consulting to design a study on the sustainability of the...

Conferences and complaints

Dear LG ICT followers Two big conferences around IT innovation and government are coming up in October, and we will be looking forward to their outputs: Innovation Africa 2013 in Botswana will try to match up industry leaders with ministers and other government official e.g. for education, higher...

Is social media affecting the workforce negatively or positive most companies have a twitter handle or a facebook account yet those site are stil blocked in most companies. How do we change that do we give a selective few the rights

Dear ICT "GURU" Reasons Why Social Media Is Not Fun Anymore Social media has always had a credibility gap as a business marketing tool, they were created for fun but are now being used to market billion dollar brands. It wants to be taken seriously as a grown up marketing medium but that is...

Fighting data asphyxiation is difficult but possible / Legal Guidelines for Social Media and SMS use / South African ICT education to get a boost

Dear friends of the LG ICT Network, Data is like food. A good meal is served in reasonably-sized portions from several food groups. It leaves you satisfied but not stuffed. Likewise with information, we're best served when we can partake of reasonable, useful portions, exercising discretion in what...

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