The PDS Vision: “A digitally empowered, innovative, globally competitive and prosperous society where everyone has reliable, affordable and secure information access in the Philippines
“Community eCenters toward self-reliant Barangays” For the past three years, the Philippine Community eCenters (CeCs) had grouped together and traveled the familiar path to a vision of “A CeC in every Municipality
NEXT WAVE CITIES Next Wave Cities is a Philippine-specific term that identifies ICT hubs beyond Manila, based on criteria such as worker supply, telecom infrastructure and other factors necessary to sustain a local BPO industry
The Philippine IT-BPO Road Map 2011-2016 assessed the status of the country’s information technology-business process outsourcing (IT-BPO) industry in terms of how it has progressed so far
Digital TV allows broadcasters to send out multiple signals through a single carrier. It allows for clearer, crisper picture quality along with the ability for homes to utilize high-definition televisions. DOST-ICTO is helping prepare the way when the country migrates from to fully digital on 2016.
iGov Philippines is a joint project of DOST-ICTO (NCC & TelOf) and DOST-ASTI that aims to address the basic needs of the government for transparency, efficiency and governance. The Project aims to put relevant mechanisms to implement an interactive, interconnected as well as inter-related applications.
Government agencies and other entities with projected Information Technology resource requirements are required to submit their Information Systems Strategic Plans (ISSP) to serve as basis for rationalizing the allocation of government funds for this purpose. Find out more of the status of various ISSPs
As part of DOST-ICTO’s primary thrusts of Internet for All the DOST-ICTO is initiating the use of TV White Space technology to radically improve the availability of broadband Internet access in the rural countryside as well as enhance data gathering capability of the government’s sensor networks.
Government agencies will now be using a new secure email and collaboration system for internal, interagency and public communications, the Information and Communications Technology of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-ICTO) announced
Government ICT stalwarts are advocating for the use of a recently launched Government Website Template (GWT) in order to give government websites a uniform corporate identity, ease visitor navigation and enhance website security
Government email and online transactions will now have an additional layer of security with the introduction of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), which uses digital certificates and dual encryption keys in securing data, the Department of Science and Technology announced today
Department of Science and Technology (DOST) agencies, the Information and Communications Technology Office (DOST-ICTO) and the Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI) is encouraging government institutions to adopt the use of cloud applications over traditional IT systems, as it unveiled a new online service called GovCloud or Government Cloud, which will enable government agencies to use secure online applications for their various computing requirements
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