The proposed legislation aims to establish an integrated and interoperable information system for the whole of government. The bill also aims to do away with paper-based and outdated models of bureaucratic work within government agencies.
Under the bill filed by Sen. Grace Poe, interoperability or the capacity of government altogether to operate online in a standardized manner will be implemented.
NEDA chief Ernesto Pernia said the continuous integration of technology and institutionalization of regulatory impact assessments in government processes have helped in improving the ranking of the Philippines in the 2018 Worldwide Governance Indicators.
The e-governance systems provide automated management, administration, and analytic systems for LGUs to encourage citizen participation and bring in added opportunities through open source technologies.