2017 eGOV LGU Awardees

2017 eGOV LGU Awardees

Sixteen local government units (LGU) projects earned the spotlight during the 6th Awards for Excellence in ICT for Good Governance for Local Government Units or eGOV Awards last November 17 for their outstanding information and communication technology (ICT) systems. The awarding ceremony is part of the 9th National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP) ICT [...]

Bacolod @ 80: Building Intelligent Data Towards An Intelligent City

Bacolod @ 80: Building Intelligent Data Towards An Intelligent City

Intelligent cities are founded on intelligent data. And definitely so is a nation. The Fourth Industrial Revolution or Industry 4.0 goes beyond automation, which already occurred in the Third Industrial Revolution. But much ado is given to automation when the real spirit of this era is data. Data are fed to machines to make them [...]

Kalayaan

Kalayaan

Philippine Independence Day Speech of Atty. Jocelle Batapa-Sigue in La Carlota City, Negros Occidental on June 12, 2010 Kalayaan I believe literally means Freedom. Although today, the official world we celebrate is Independence but let me focus on Freedom, and its two facets. When we use the word Freedom and ask ourselves what kind of freedom [...]

Bacolod Gears For Big Data

Bacolod Gears For Big Data

The challenges of the so-called “future of work” have driven Bacolod and Negros Occidental digital leaders to move faster than the quite usual pace of provinces in the peripheries. Last February 9 to 12, BagoSphere, a trailblazing social enterprise for talent development in Negros Occidental, though its BagoSphere Labs, organized Big Data Analytics 101 featuring [...]

2014 ICT Contributor of the Year

2014 ICT Contributor of the Year

An Executive Summary of ATTY. JOCELLE BATAPA-SIGUE as 2014 Philippines ICT Individual Contributor of the Year given by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines and the IT Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP) Atty. Jocelle Batapa-Sigue provided leadership, direction and motivation to Bacolod City and Negros Occidental to become one of top destinations for [...]