Digital Transformation in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature: A Journey towards a Paperless Legislative Environment
About the Gauteng Provincial Legislature | South Africa. Written on January, 2022
In the last decade, the digital transformation wave has been sweeping across various sectors globally, including governance. The Gauteng Provincial Legislature (GPL) in South Africa has been a trailblazer in this space, navigating the complexities of such transformation in a governance context. Despite Gauteng's diminutive size, it holds disproportionate influence, accounting for 25% of South Africa's population and serving as the economic powerhouse of the nation. This essay scrutinises GPL's digital modernisation journey, its strategies for overcoming challenges, and the implications for governance and public participation.