Digital Transformation in South Africa: Challenges in the 4th Industrial Revolution

2018 PTC Young Scholar Recipient


  • Manda More, Ph.D. Candidate, Information Systems, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa


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The 4th industrial revolution, an ICT driven revolution has brought with it many opportunities but developing countries continue to lag behind due to various challenges. In this case studyof South Africa, one of the few African countries that have embraced the ‘smart’ agenda I explore some of the challenges confronting government in driving digital transformation. Government has developed policy and legislation, invested in infrastructure, integration and implemented e-readiness programmes as measures to promote digital transformation that
promotes inclusive growth

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