Conferences and complaints

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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 education, science, and ICT - targeting a broad audience across sub-Saharan Africa.

The SITA GovTech conference in Cape Town also aims to be a learning and information sharing event for both government &  ICT industry decision makers. GovTechs' 2013 theme - Innovation - Technology for 21st Century Government - will put the spotlight on innovative ICT solutions that enable citizen-centric services delivery.

On the other side of the spectrum, mobile service provider CellC now lodged a formal complaint  with the Competition Commission against the dominant incumbent mobile operators, MTN and Vodacom, for anticompetitive practices. Seen in the whole discussion around necessary changes to the regulation of mobile service providers, it could be worthwhile to pay attention on the future developments here.

Enjoy your read - and enjoy your weekend!

 

Your LG ICT Team

 

 

 

 

 

Article

MTN, Vodacom accused of anti-competitive conduct

South African mobile servicer provider Cellc lodged a formal complaint on Tuesday with the Competition Commission against the dominant incumbent mobile operators, MTN and Vodacom read more

 

Article

Africa's top multinational cloud service providers

Experts within Africa's burgeoning ICT landscape agree that the business case behind cloud services is clear: it offers flexibility (both in adoption and in terms of pricing), it enables agility within companies that are conscious of liquidity in the business, and, used effectively, will guarantee an increase in productivity and streamlining operations. read more

 

Document

HP White Paper: Information Governance

Once considered a problem that was too complex and expensive to solve, Information Governance is experiencing a rebirth. As escalating volumes and greater requirements on data are fueling demand, new solutions are emerging that allow organizations to balance short-term needs with a long-term governance strategy. read more

 

Document

2013 CYBER-CRIME , HACKING AND MALWARE Report

As economies and technology thrive across Africa, IDG Connect investigates the
state of cyber threats across the four corners of the continent. With spotlights on
Egypt, South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria, this paper also presents local security
opinions from experts on the ground. read more

 

Job

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Job

Senior Administrator: Content Management System

Role Purpose (to be completed by Line Management/HR BP)

Administer change requests, Incidents and Content Updates via our Content Management System across all online and digital channels

Essence of Role - Key Accountabilities (to be completed by Line Management/HR BP)
* Continuously enhance the Content Management Process Administer Digital change requests across all channels read more

 

Event

ICEL 2013: International conference on E-Leadership

The ICEL 2013 Program Committee invites submissions of completed research papers, research-in-progress papers, teaching cases and panel proposals. The conference theme, "Technology Innovation and Leadership in an Electronic Age", invites us to consider deeply issues related to leadership, management of change, and the design of enterprises that take into account pervasive technological innovat read more

 

Event

Innovation Africa 2013

Innovation Africa 2013 - Connecting Industry to Government & Civil Society

Innovation Africa 2013 is organised under the patronage of the Botswana Ministry of Education & Skills Development. It continues the highly productive series of The Brains Network meetings-based summits with our unmatched track record in bringing government ministers and officials to join industry leaders in one-to-one m read more

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