Project & Program Management
Business Process Re-engineering
Information Systems Development
Digital Strategy Development
Mduduzi W. Magongo is a Swazi ICT4D (Information and Communication Technologies for Development) entrepreneur and a recent graduate of the Global Development Institute at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. He is the recipient of prestigious international scholarships from the World Bank Group and the British Chevening scholarship aimed at developing global leaders.
Mduduzi is an ICT4D champion with hybrid capabilities in development, informatics, business and knowledge management. He has over ten years’ experience in ICTs and has worked for the Central Bank of Swaziland, Swaziland Revenue Authority and the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC, USA. He is the founder and principal consultant for Global Development Solutions.
Mduduzi’s research interests include Disruptive Innovation, Open Data, Internet of Things (IoT) and eGovernment. He believes Swaziland should embrace the eGovernment concept as it brings with it the promise of greater efficiency and effectiveness of public sector operations. Find out more about his research interests in his blog.
My Mission is to use Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), Innovation and Entrepreneurship to provide global development solutions whilst achieving the reputation of quality, high standard & reliable leadership.
As a company, our focus and thinking is global hence I am personally committed to harnessing the potential of ICTs to achieve the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and other internationally agreed development goals, noting that they can accelerate progress across all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
My Vision is to help the Kingdom of eSwatini achieve its development goals using ICT’s and support the country transform into a digital and knowledge economy by 2030 as per the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals agenda. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) form the backbone of today’s digital economy and have enormous potential to fast forward progress on the SDGs and improve Swazi’s lives in fundamental ways.
TRUSTED, RELIABLE AND PROFESSIONAL ICT4D SERVICES.
As technology rapidly evolves, it’s more important than ever to have a technology advisor on your side. Our technology consulting services include IT Governance, IT Audits & Assessments, Disaster Recovery Planning, IT Strategy, ERP Implementations to mention just a few.
At GDS, we combine deep industry expertise, high-quality process execution, and technology capabilities and scale with a distinct partnership model. We carefully address your unique business needs while leveraging the efficiencies through short term or long term interventions.
GDS can enable your company to manage change with precision and predictability to help realize measurable, positive business outcomes. We use best practice guidelines, such as ADKAR, to facilitate organizational, cultural and people changes needed for successful business change programs.
Our project management team, with high-quality skills and experience, can help you manage effectively your organization’s project portfolio, enhance your project and program performance and increase the probability of their successful completion. We use best practices such as PRINCE2, PMBOK, MSP.
Our work focuses on using ICTs to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Global Development Solutions provides IT support and consultancy services for a number of organizations in Swaziland. Our work covers both onsite and offsite support depending on customer requirements. Our support model is based on best practice standards ITILv3 and ISO 20000.
We see information governance and records management as an integral part of any Enterprise Content Management implementation and focus on building a solid platform including a records management policy, records management procedures, file plans and a solid change management infrastructure.
We partner with Microsoft service providers to provide specialist expertise in three key areas: Sharepoint Governance; Change and Communications Management and Information Architecture. If you are planning a Sharepoint implementation or struggling to manage your existing site, contact us and we will come and discuss how we can assist.
Projects in Progress
MSc Management and Information Systems (Change & Development) @ UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER; BPhil Information and Knowledge Management @ STELLENBOSCH UNIVERSITY; Master of Business Leadership @ UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA; BSc Computer Science and Mathematics @ UNIVERSITY OF SWAZILAND; Managing Successful Programs Practitioner (AXELOS); COBIT5 Foundation (ISACA); ITILv3 Intermediate Certificates - OSA & PPO (AXELOS & PEOPLECERT); PRINCE2 Practitioner (APMG International);
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