Philippine “Tech Trends” for ICT Development – OpenGov Asia – OpenGov Asia

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) in the Philippines unveiled its new awareness programme on emerging technologies and disruptive innovations tagged as “Tech Trends. ”

Participants can choose freely from the Tech Trends project’s seven tracks such as Data Analytics; Internet of Things (IoT); Blockchain; Artificial Intelligence; Cybersecurity; Cloud Computing; and the Gig Economy. Technology Trends was developed to help raise awareness and encourage discussions on the development associated with the ICT industry, according to Emmanuel “Manny” Rey Caintic, Acting Secretary, DICT.

This project is specially designed for self-driven and motivated individuals plus teams who are interested to know about innovations and emerging ICTs. We are eager to provide you with relevant knowledge and skills to prepare you for jobs and opportunities within the Filipino ICT industry.

– Emmanuel “Manny” Rey Caintic, Acting Secretary, Department of Information plus Communications Technology

Through a regular webinar series, “Tech Trends” strives to provide the public with free and accessible sources associated with knowledge, inspiration, and encouragement to engage in ICT business activities. It will cover the current global technological scenario as well mainly because the post-pandemic future of work, including technical trends in important countries, humanising the future of work, and the strategic benefits of flexible work arrangements.

Individuals and organisations must constantly educate themselves about technological disruptions, trends, problems, and opportunities to make better career, commercial, and institutional decisions. This will improve the participants’ technical abilities plus knowledge, as well as their potential in the particular sector.

Furthermore, one of the Department’s top priorities is to create a National Cybersecurity Plan to address the urgent need to protect the particular country’s Critical Infostructures, Government Networks, Small Medium Enterprises, Large Businesses, Corporations and their supply chains and every Filipino who uses the internet.

The DICT encourages specialized advances that are proven in order to be sustainable developments. This particular contributes to the continued construction associated with the nation’s digital infrastructure and ensures a place for the nation within the digital economy. These advancements may not only make life easier for Filipinos, but they may also open doors to brand new opportunities plus result in the creation of additional employment prospects.

Sustainable innovation and PH economic recovery mobile app

The digital economy of the Philippines receives further assistance plus promotion as the DICT, the particular Department associated with Trade and Industry (DTI), and the largest low-cost airline inside Southeast Asian countries has recently collaborated to launch a mobile app.

This mobile application makes the technology that is used within travel, lifestyle, and financial services easier to comprehend, more accessible, and more flexible. The platform also provides a place with regard to Philippine businesses, including small and medium enterprises, in order to collaborate with one another, accelerating the particular expansion of the industry plus improving the firms’ ability to compete along with one another.

The particular DICT is at the particular forefront in welcoming key players and enablers in crafting innovative ways to provide every Filipino access to vital ICT infostructure and services and ensure the lasting growth of Philippine ICT-enabled industries.

The rapid advancement of information plus communication technologies (ICT) has affected all sectors within the Philippines.   Functions of industries and industrial control systems are becoming increasingly reliant on technologies.

In line with these initiatives, the National Cybersecurity Strategy Framework, developed by DICT and its affiliated agency, the particular Cybercrime Investigation and Coordination Centre (CICC), adapts in order to the new paradigm that will enable the adoption and implementation info Security Governance and Risk Management methodologies to be institutionalised and will offer the particular Philippine government a rigorous and systematic approach to safeguarding the security associated with their information infrastructure.