Digital transformation

ICT Release Draft Digital Plan

Department Secretary, Steven Matainaho, in a statement yesterday, 28th July informed all public bodies, stakeholders, and the general public of the release of the draft Digital Government Plan 2023-2027.

The draft Plan proposes to operationalize the key Government policy objectives as outlined in the:

Firm Pleased With Digital Transformation

Pacific Architects faced several challenges prior to the digital transformation. This included slow internet speed, cumbersome data filing, a storage system that worked intermittently, non-existent file sharing system and inefficient interconnectivity.

The firm reached out to Port Moresby-based technology company, SNS Tech, to provide sustainable solutions for their business.

ICT Dept Evolving

The department knows that digital transformation is not just about technology, and to achieve successful digital transformation means getting other critical components such as people, organisational culture and even systems and processes right.

“To build a safe, secure and productive digital economy starts with getting our people and our culture right and we are doing that already,” said the department.

Masiu Lauds Success Of Summit

Minster for Information and Communications Technology, Timothy Masiu highlighted the success of the Summit, which included speakers from the private and public sector who covered topics of importance.


He said the three days event was fruitful with real-time interactions of audiences and speakers via social media.

Deputy PM Steven and Minister Masiu join hands to push the Digital Transformation Agenda

To bring government closer to the people through effective governance, improved service delivery and socio-economic growth so it can become a smart, interactive and well-informed society by promoting collaboration and participation including innovation and learning and an open, transparent and accountable government.

Digital transformation for higher education dept

They and are now looking at how they incorporate ICT into the curriculum.

Deputy Secretary, Steven Matainaho, says it is critical for all Government departments to be aligned to ensure clear direction in terms of digital transformation, and this clarity was communicated directly from the Government.  

The secretary commented that it was cost effective for the collaboration across all of the Government departments which helped the customers they served by way of improved processes, less waiting times and significantly improved performances for all Papua New Guineans.