So says Sheilla de Carvalho, Business Unit Director: Industry and Asset Management, South Africa, in a TV interview on eNCA.
She was speaking after President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address, in which he announced a considerable infrastructure budget.
The challenge, says De Carvalho, is that we don’t know what infrastructure we have or what state it’s in – and you can’t manage what you don’t know.
Using technology, government can start to map its infrastructure and digitally test infrastructure decisions before implementing them.
Watch the seven-minute interview