A level of quality or attainment. Something used as a measure, norm, or model in comparative evaluations
Set and enforce ICT standards & guidelines for human resource, infrastructure, processes and system and technology for the public office and public service
There are nine standards, covered in 6 thematic areas i.e.
- infrastructure thematic area( network standards, data center standards, cloud computing standards and user standards), system and application thematic area( system and application standard)
- IT Security thematic area (Information Security Standard)
- electronic and record management thematic area ( electronic and record data management standards)
- human capacity and development thematic area ( ICT Human Capital and Work force Development Standard)
Standards are developed through work groups, consisting of technical officers in government. They are validated through experts and stakeholders from MCDAs, edited by working groups and standards secretariats, approved and pushed by the ICTA board.
To ensure unified approach to ICT investment and operationalization for optimization of value.
Through comprehensive review of an organization’s adherence to the standards guidelines with the aim of assess the overall effectiveness of a business’s compliance to practices and protocols.
Accreditations the process registering government ICT suppliers and classifying them as per theier performance and provision of good and services to government.
The purpose of accreditation is to enhance access ICT outsourcing opportunities for ICT suppliers as well as ensure that the government receive value for money.