Luzon LGUs Bag 10 of 17 Digital Cities PH eGOV Awards 2018

Ten local government units in Luzon bagged ten out of seventeen championship trophies during the The Digital Cities PH Awards for Best Practices in eGovernance (DCP eGOV Awards) during the awarding rites held last October 12 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Manila. The champion LGUs are the municipalities of San Mateo in… Read More Luzon LGUs Bag 10 of 17 Digital Cities PH eGOV Awards 2018

Iligan City to Host Digital Career Expo and Freelancer Fair

The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Council of Iligan City is set to hold the Iligan leg of the Philippine Freelancers Caravan, Digital Career Expo and Freelancer Fair, on October 25-26, 2018 at the Iligan Medical Center College with the theme, “Up your game”. The two-day interactive event seeks to promote and support the growth of digital careers… Read More Iligan City to Host Digital Career Expo and Freelancer Fair

Digital Cities PH Awards Recognize Top eGovernance Projects of LGUs

In 2012, the National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP), in partnership with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) under the late Jesse Robredo, and the Cyber City Teleservices Philippines Inc. (CCTP) launched in synergy the Awards for Excellence in Governance Through ICT for Local Government Units or the eGov Awards.  The… Read More Digital Cities PH Awards Recognize Top eGovernance Projects of LGUs

Up 8 Notches in Tholons: Bacolod Doubles Score in Digital And Innovation

I and the Bacolod Negros Occidental Federation for Information and Communications Technology (BNEFIT) and all our partners welcome with pride and gratefulness the improvement of Bacolod City’s ranking in the 2018 Tholons Services Globalization Index (TSGI) from 97 to 89. The full report is in this link http://www.tholons.com/digital-innovation/ It is so inspiring to see the… Read More Up 8 Notches in Tholons: Bacolod Doubles Score in Digital And Innovation

Samar Starts A Spark in the ICT Industry

The Provincial Government of Samar, through the Project Monitoring Office and the Provincial Investment and Trade Promotions Office hosted a Capability Development Workshop for the newly-created Spark Samar Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Council last September 3, 2018 in Catbalogan City. This project was initiated by the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) in… Read More Samar Starts A Spark in the ICT Industry

NICP: Leading Philippine ICT Councils as Engines for Digital Inclusion

The National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP), a non-stock, non-profit organization, which was founded in 2008, serves as a convergence of information and communications technology (ICT) councils all over the Philippines, representing the stakeholders in their respective geographical locations such as regions, provinces, cities and municipalities. The idea started in 2007, when several ICT… Read More NICP: Leading Philippine ICT Councils as Engines for Digital Inclusion

Bacolod, Negros Occidental Target 10,000 O&O jobs by 2010  

  (Note: This was the Press Release issued to local media on November 18, 2007. Bacolod ended the year 2010 with 11,000 ICT-enabled jobs) About a hundred stakeholders coming from the information and communications technology (ICT) industry, government, academe, business, real estate and the media committed to generate at least 10,000 offshore and outsourcing (O… Read More Bacolod, Negros Occidental Target 10,000 O&O jobs by 2010  

Blockchain to Boost Bacolod’s BPO Services

Industry practitioners sees blockchain as a new technology that will enhance Bacolod City’s current lead as as a center for excellence in information technology and business process management amidst the threats of new disruptive technologies. Randy Knutson, head of DynaQuest Technology Services, a Manila-based firm says “blockchain technology will help the Philippine BPO industry migrate… Read More Blockchain to Boost Bacolod’s BPO Services

Bacolod Aims To Be GameDev Hub

Information and communications technology (ICT) stakeholders in Bacolod aims to position the city as a hub for the game development industry in the Philippines. In 2013, the Bacolod – Negros Occidental Federation for ICT (BNEFIT) officially launched the advocacy to step up in three areas, namely healthcare information management (HIM), software development and creative processes,… Read More Bacolod Aims To Be GameDev Hub