Summary The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the shutting of borders in most countries across the world, in a bid to slow the spread of the virus. This has seriously impacted all economies globally. Several countries, including Ghana, have instituted a mandatory 14-day quarantine/isolation for repatriated citizens and residents. This
Prior to the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the question about who is leading the Digital Transformation (DT) in an organization has usually been a tussle between the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) andChief Technology Officer (CTO) / Chief Information Officer (CIO) as ICT gurus argue for or against any of the C-level leaders.
This paper suggests that a “whole government” and more collaborative approach be explored in ensuring the effectiveness of digital service regulation in Ghana. Beginning with stakeholder identification, an agile digital transformation team must be created and equipped with the necessary skills, tools, authority and financial resources with the aim of bringing about effective digital regulation.
We need to be well prepared for any future scenarios whether the viruses are natural, artificially created, or pieces of software. Humanity should behave in a humane manner and value all lives equally and not think in terms of silos called national boundaries. However, within those inevitable national boundaries, communication systems must be able to function independently.
The Institute of ICT Professionals Ghana (IIPGH) an industry association of professionals in the information and communication technology (ICT) industry in Ghana has been following the recent conversations on social media and mainstream media outlets with respect to stories linking the novel coronavirus to the new mobile telephony technology called
Verify every information source. There is currently an overload of digitized information on COVID-19 outbreak purporting to be genuine and credible, and so the need to obtain authentic information cannot be over-emphasized. Since not all information out there is factual and correct, consumers of digital services must know who to follow in the cyberspace and where to search for the right information about coronavirus on digital platforms.