The Social Security System (SSS) has asked the transacting public to use its online channels after announcing that it is reducing its operational capacity to 50 percent in all its branches and offices located in areas under General Community Quarantine (GCQ) from March 22 to 31, 2021.
The proposed measure also seeks to create a Digital Transformation Department (DTD) in every government office.
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 The bill also aims to do away with paper-based and outdated models of bureaucratic work within government agencies.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.
Government Enterprise Architecture is the foundation for all of successful eGov initiatives elsewhere, and the Philippines should take a deep dive into its concepts.
The House ICT committee has created a technical working group that will fine-tune House Bill 262, seeking to create an E-Government structure in the public sector.