Local IT solutions integrator Radenta Technologies recently unveiled its Government Resource Integrated Planning System (GRIPS), a new cloud-based system that is fully customizable and integrated with the IT systems of the Philippine government.
GRIPS integrates budget, procurement, contract management, inventory and fixed assets, accounting, HRIS, and payroll processes. Its goal is to unify data and make it available at a fingertip, thus providing more responsive and reliable service to the Filipino people.
Radenta said a resource planning system like GRIPS can reduce operation cost by 11 percent, standardize back office processes by 77 percent, and give real-time visibility of data by 48 percent.
GRIPS, which is a cloud-hosted ERP, is cheaper than on-premise solutions by 30 percent, according to Radenta. The company said it aims to pioneer a trend to make ERP systems customizable for use by the government.
In a 2018 survey by Panorama Consulting Solutions on ‘Why Businesses Implement ERP,’ respondents cited the following reasons: to improve business 64 percent, to reinforce company growth 57 percent, to reduce working capital 57 percent, to improve customer service 54 percent and to simplify workload 49 percent.
GRIPS, which runs on Microsoft Dynamics 365, is composed of eight modules that can be deployed on the cloud. Each module is compliant to the following government regulations:
- Procurement Module, Republic Act 9184;
- Budget Module, DBM Budget and Management Reform;
- Fixed Assets and Inventory Module, Commission on Audit (COA) Circular No. 2015-007;
- Project Monitoring Module, COA’s Circular no. 2012-001 or the Revised Documentary Requirements for Common Government Transactions;
- Accounting and Finance Module, COA’s Circular no. 2015-007;
- The Human Resource Information System (HRIS) Module, Civil Service Commission (CSC) RA 6713 or The Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees and its Implementing Rules and Regulation; and
- Payroll Module, CSC regulation
Radenta said the technology behind GRIPS supports the Philippine government’s Electronic Freedom of Information initiative.
“We are proud to bring government processes to the next level of technology,” said Radenta president Randall Lozano. “What is good with GRIPS is that it can easily be adapted to any local and national government system. We believe that the government and consequently the Filipino people should benefit from what technology can offer. Radenta has the technology and the expertise to make this happen.”