DA-ICTS admin system launced in Cebu

Created on Friday, 18 October 2019

The DA Unified Comprehensive Administrative Systems was launched during the 3rd Subject Matter Experts’ Exchange (SMEE) for the DA – Information Technology Round for Agriculture and Fisheries Communications Thrusts (INTERACT) in a hotel in Mandaue City, Cebu on October 15, 2019.

The Unified Comprehensive Administrative Systems aims to streamline and standardize the DA’s administrative business process. The initiative will ensure integration of ICT based in the procedures and processes relative to administrative functions.

The new system include; 1. document tracking system, 2. human resource management systems, 3. property and supply management systems, and 4. document archiving and retrieval.

The launching was done during the SMEE because the event provides opportunities for the DA ICT community to meet their counterparts from different bureaus and attached agencies, and the technical groups.

“We will try to thresh out some of the protocols and challenges on data migration in preparation for the updating of the registry system for basic sectors in agriculture (RSBSA). This will come hand in hand with our plans for centralization of all data counting of the department”, said Xerxees Remorozo, OIC Director of DA- Information and Communications Technology Service.

Atty. Salvador Diputado, Regional Executive Director of DA-RFO7, during the opening program to welcome the participants, acknowledged the importance of technology development. He exhorted the participants to abreast with the ICT because it can aid in the attainment of our goal in a short period of time.

Camilo A. Andi Jr., the DA ICTS Systems Application Development Division Chief added that the DA Administrative systems has shifted to a “new way of thinking and doing things” towards the achievement of DA’s twin goals: Ani and Kita.

Dr. Jose Tamani of DA Central Office congratulated the whole ICT team responsible for producing the Unified Comprehensive Administrative Systems. “We should understand the same language. We should have one song to sing while doing works”, said Tamani.