How MetGovis is Partnering with Local Government Towards Sustainability

Janet Channing is Managing Director and Ayanda Ngcobo is Director at MetGovis. In episode 1 of the MetGovis series on Future Cities Africa we discuss how MetGovis is partnering with local government towards sustainability.

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This episode is brought to you in partnership with MetGovis

Listen or watch to understand:

  • Who and what MetGovis is.
  • How and why MetGovis was started. Their personal journey.
  • How they help solve complex problems within public and private sectors.
  • Overcoming the challenge of capacity within municipalities.
  • Addressing the disconnect between what National Treasury is requesting and what Municipalities must comply with.
  • The importance of being able to understand complex data easily by visualising it on a map.
  • How challenges around municipal data can be solved.
  • Their competitive advantage.
  • Major accomplishments as thought leaders in municipal valuations and rating.
  • Impacts of the Pandemic on how they work.
  • New solutions like GovProp.
  • And much more.


About Janet Channing
Janet Channing, Managing Director of MetGovis, is a registered professional property valuer, with extensive experience within local government specifically in the areas of municipal valuation and rating. Janet is registered with the South African Council for Property Valuers Profession and is a member of the South African Institute of Valuers. Janet has a Master's in Applied Ethics, National Diploma in Real Estate, a project management diploma and a post-graduate diploma in human resources management. She is currently doing her research doctoral thesis through the University of Pretoria on the use of geospatial data for the sustainability of local government. She endorses the requirement for an accurate geospatial property register as the hub for all property related business within municipalities.

About Ayanda Ngcobo
Ayanda Ngcobo, Director of MetGovis, has over 10 years' experience within the IT environment, most of these within the public sector. He provides technical, project management and compliancy support to the MetGovis client portfolio. He has a BCom degree in Strategic Management. Ayanda is committed to the mantra that 'hard work pays off' and to using technology to promote accountability within the client environment. Ayanda believes in creativity, transformation brings both resilience and agility to the company. This competency, together with his innate ability to get along with people, equips him well for providing relevant solutions within the public sector environment.

About MetGovis
MetGovis is focused on providing property management software solutions and consulting services to the local government sector, professional valuers and corporate property owners. Our team boasts some of the most experienced and knowledgeable people in the business. Our team understands the challenges facing municipalities and, since 1993, has been developing products and services to support municipalities delivery on their legislated mandates. We work with more than 40 municipalities across South Africa, from large metropoles to smaller rural authorities. More recently we have expanded our product and service offering to the private property sector.

Our philosophy is one of service excellence. MetGovis develops relevant tools that aid the smooth and efficient running of property processes within organisational structures. The intellectual capital that we have built up over time provides us with the opportunity to analyse data flow and processes with great accuracy. We are able to provide our clients with the best possible solutions and service.

MetGovis is delivery oriented. Our management structure reflects this results-driven approach. Our team have the requisite knowledge, experience and expertise regarding compliance, legislative processes, valuation and property data management to meet all our client's requirements.

Our team of specialists stay abreast of changes in today's fast-changing property markets.

  • We know market valuation trends.
  • We know the statutory and legal requirements.
  • We customise the solutions to meet your requirements

Visit www.metgovis.co.za

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