ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK: One simple word can solve the state’s agility problem

06 September 2020 - 00:05 By Arthur Goldstuck

When SA’s auditor-general (AG) Kimi Makwetu released his first report on Covid-19 contracts and relief schemes, one critical word leapt out of his PowerPoint slides: “agile”.

Specifically, he declared: “The information technology systems used by government were not agile enough to respond to the changes required.”..

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