The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) in the Philippines unveiled its new program to raise awareness of emerging technologies and disruptive innovations entitled “Tech Trends”.
Participants can freely choose from the seven tracks of the Tech Trends project such as Data Analytics; Internet of Things (IoT); blockchain; Artificial intelligence; cyber security; Cloud computing; and gig economics. Tech Trends was developed to help raise awareness and encourage discussion about the development of the ICT industry, according to Emmanuel “Manny” Rey Caintic, Acting Secretary, DICT.
This project is specially designed for self-driven and motivated individuals and teams who want to learn more about emerging innovations and ICTs. We look forward to providing you with relevant knowledge and skills to prepare you for jobs and opportunities in the Philippine ICT industry.
– Emmanuel “Manny” Rey Caintic, Acting Secretary, Information and Communications Technology Department
Through a series of regular webinars, “Tech Trends” strives to provide the public with free and accessible sources of knowledge, inspiration and encouragement to engage in ICT industry activities. It will cover the current global technology scenario as well as the post-pandemic future of work, including technical trends in important countries, the humanization of the future of work, and the strategic benefits of flexible working arrangements.
Individuals and organizations must constantly learn about technological disruptions, trends, issues, and opportunities to make better business, business, and institutional decisions. This will enhance the technical skills and knowledge of the participants, as well as their potential in the sector.
Additionally, one of the Department’s top priorities is to create a National Cybersecurity Plan to address the urgent need to protect the nation’s critical infostructures, government networks, small and medium-sized businesses, large enterprises, corporations and their supply chains as well as all Filipinos who use the internet.
The DICT encourages technical advances which prove to be lasting developments. This contributes to the continued building of the nation’s digital infrastructure and secures a place for the nation within the digital economy. These advances can not only make life easier for Filipinos, but they can also open doors to new opportunities and lead to the creation of new job prospects.
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The digital economy of the Philippines receives further support and promotion, as DICT, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Southeast Asia’s largest low-cost airline recently collaborated to launch a mobile application.
This mobile app makes technology used in travel, lifestyle and financial services easier to understand, more accessible and more flexible. The platform also provides Philippine businesses, including small and medium enterprises, a place to collaborate with each other, accelerating industry expansion and improving the ability of businesses to compete.
DICT is at the forefront of welcoming key players and enablers in developing innovative ways to provide every Filipino with access to vital ICT infostructure and services and ensure the sustainable growth of Philippine based industries. ICT.
Rapid advances in information and communication technology (ICT) have affected all sectors in the Philippines. The functions of industries and industrial control systems are increasingly dependent on technology.
In line with these initiatives, the national cybersecurity strategic framework, developed by the DICT and its affiliated agency, the Cybercrime Investigation and Coordination Center (CICC), adapts to the new paradigm that will enable the adoption and implementation implementing information security governance and risk management methodologies. will be institutionalized and provide the Philippine government with a rigorous and systematic approach to safeguarding the security of its information infrastructure.