Information Management and Technology (IM&T)


Chief Information Officer (CIO): Terry Vandayar
Tel: 012 473 0304
Email: terry@gcis.gov.za

The chief directorate IM&T provides strategic guidance relating to IM&T to the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS).

It is responsible for the establishment and support of IM&T systems for the GCIS. The unit also supports GCIS in the efficient and effective use of information and communications technology (ICT).

IM&T comprises the following programmes:

Directorate: Information Technology (IT)

Director: Vacant

It is responsible for providing maintaining, supporting and providing ICT for the GCIS. The functions of the directorate are:

  • providing IT support to all users at GCIS head office and provincial offices
  • providing system and LAN administration of all servers at head office and provincial offices
  • providing network, web and anti-virus security services at head office and provincial offices
  • providing for disaster recovery and planning for IT head office and provincial offices
  • evaluating trends and developments in ICT

 

Directorate: Information Management Systems

Director: Cathy Chen
Tel: 012 473 0043
Email: cathyc@gcis.gov.za

IMS is responsible for providing, maintaining and supporting information management systems for GCIS.
The functions of the directorate are:

  • performing systems analysis, design and development for users within the GCIS
  • providing direction and standards for system development within the GCIS
  • coordinating outsourced system development projects, and supporting the relevant outsourced systems
  • providing user training on systems developed in-house
  • utilising new information technology to enhance the GCIS's information and information-management systems.

 

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