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Provincial Information Technology Office

MISSION:

The Provincial Information Technology Office is committed to:

  • Enhance efficiency and accuracy
  • Improve the delivery of basic services to the people
  • Provide a mechanism for transparency and accountability in government transaction
  • Increase government capability for planning, policy formulation and program implementation

VISION:

A Provincial Government whose computerized operations are responsive to the challenges of Local Governance, National Growth and Globalization through its Bulacan Information System

MANDATES AND FUNCTIONS:

To effectively achieve the objectives, PITO functions are grouped into specific areas of concerns:

IMPLEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM PLAN OF THE PROVINCE

  • Design and implement a corporate-wide information system plan that is consistent with the goals of the PGB;
  • Implements the Bulacan Information System (BIS);
  • Identifies requirements, and develops and maintains component application systems;
  • Conducts trainings to operating department personnel and ensures smooth operations of the developed component application systems;
  • Recommends the purchase of latest software and peripherals, and the upgrading of computer hardware; and
  • Continuous evaluation and upgrading of existing information system plan to address changing information and process requirements.

ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS

  • Continuous evaluation of PITO functions, policies and guidelines for better organization of its resources and for more professional services.
  • Continuous PITO staff training and skills upgrading to cope with technology trends.
  • Performing other related functions as may be directed by the Governor and/or by the Provincial Administrator.
  • Develops, implements, and maintains an efficient and effective integrated system-wide-e-based information system ("paperless bureaucracy") including the development, installation and operation of network services
  • Links, coordinates with other offices and makes available technical assistance in the development, implementation and sustenance of e-based information system

SERVICES:

The PITO is designed to provide organized information to support operations at all levels of the organization and provide systems for organized, accessible, timely and accurate information.

Thus, the Provincial Information Technology Office was established to computerize strategic operations of the Provincial Government, namely, revenue generation, fiscal management, supply and property management, development planning and management, records management and to achieve inter-LGU information linkages for greater efficiency.

PROGRAMS:

Strategic Operations of the Provincial Government:

  • Fiscal Management and Revenue Generation

    1. Financial Management Information System (FMIS)

    • An integrated system used by the three (3) financial offices namely the Budget Office, Accounting Office and Treasury Office.

     2. Real Property Tax Information System (RPTIS)

    • Provides an updated and accurate assessment roll of all real property units
    • Generates assessment notices, tax bills, and list of past due accounts
  • Bureaucratic Innovations

    1. Human Resource Information System (HRIS)

  • Handled by the Provincial Human Resource Management Office (PHRMO)
  • Maintains all employee records including service records, trainings and other pertinent information
  • Integrates payroll and timekeeping modules

    2. Bulacan Hospitals Information System (BHIS)

  • Developed for the Bulacan Medical Center and District Hospitals of Bulacan
  • Tool to monitor the status of medical supplies in the hospitals
  • Maintains patients' records

    3. Property, Plant and Equipment Inventory Management System (PPEIMS)

  • Application for record keeping and reporting of the items of capital inventory controlled by each department

    4. Financial Document Tracking System (FDTS)

  • Delivers the specific and precise location of a financial document
  • Integrated in the Financial Management Information System (FMIS)

    5. Disaster Management Information System (DMIS)

  • Facilitates computerized record-keeping and report generation of disaster-related data used by the Provincial Disaster Management Office (PDMO).

    6. Network and Communications

  • Each department can have simultaneous communications with the other departments Inter-office communications are sent and received through electronic connection
  • Employs structured architecture for the local area network (LAN) with fiber optic technology as the backbone.
  • Facilitates Internet Protocol (IP) Telephony technology to enable better communication medium among offices at least cost and making room for integrated voice and data.
  • Websites and Multimedia

    1. Provincial Government of Bulacan (PGB) Official Website

  • http:///www.bulacan.gov.ph contains vital information about the province of Bulacan

    2. Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) Website

  • Provides information on the members of the Sanggunian as well as their approved resolutions and ordinances
  • Features the latest events and activities of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan

    3. Provincial Councilors' League (PCL) Website

  • Provides information on the current set of PCL-Bulacan Chapter officers and members and the programs and services lined up for its members

    4. Liga ng mga Barangay (LNB) website

  • Provides information on the current set of LNB-Bulacan Chapter officers and members and the programs and services lined up for its members

    5. Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Website

  • The site offers hydrological information such as daily tide schedule, rainfall and status of dams in the province
  • Provides statistical records and generation of report of flood incidents in Bulacan

    6. e-Procurement

  • The E-Procurement website aims to provide transparency in governance by allowing the public to view all items and projects of the Provincial Government of Bulacan that are subject for bidding and quotation.

    7. Bulacan Polytechnic College (BPC) Website

  • Incorporates the whole services of the school and serves as a facility for communication particularly with students' corner, academic programs and other pertinent services provided by BPC.

    8. Bulacan Information and Communication Technology Council (BICTC) Website

  • The site provides vital information about the BICTC's activities, events, news and announcements. It showcases Bulacan as a primier location that is set to draw significant amount of investments and employment generation.

   9. Bulacan PESO Website
  • This site makes available to Bulakenyos all the PESO activities, news, events and announcements. It ensures the prompt, timely and efficient delivery of employment service and provision of information about DOLE programs. It also serves as a venue where people could explore simultaneously various employment options, labor market situation in the area and actually seek assistance they prefer from the Bulacan PESO.

   10. HRIS Online
  • Human Resource Information System (HRIS) Online aims to provide readily available information across all levels of PGB work force.

  • HRIS is a database system that helps the PGB employees keep track of the different types of information related to his employment at PGB. It is an information system that provides a complete online application that is accessible by PGB employees from any location with internet access. HRIS online corresponds to the network-based desktop application system used by the Provincial Human Resource Management Office (PHRMO).

  • Generally, HRIS is an integrated system comprising of personnel, time-keeping, and payroll management systems.

   11. SEPS Online
  • Provides a link to the Socio-Economic Profiling System (SEPS) that the Provincial Planning and Development Office (PPDO) developed and manages to provide important information in the local level. It serves as a general reference material for use not only by provincial planners but also by researchers, students, and the general public who wants to know anything about Bulacan.

  • The site focuses on the characterization of the socio-economic dimensions of the province of Bulacan for the year specified. The contents will update the citizenry on land information, geography, financial resources, population, education, health, cooperatives, agriculture, trade and industry, infrastructure, tourism, and other compilations of data collected from various agencies and organizations.

   12. . Bulacan Web Mail
  • Gives PGB department heads and employees a web mail service connected to the PGB intranet that offers email access using a webmail client that has the ability to send and receive email anywhere from a web browser thus, making communication within and outside the provincial government easier.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Department Head
Engr. Rhea Liza L. Ramos-Valerio

Mailing Address:
Provincial Information Technology Office (PITO)
2nd Floor, Nicolas Buendia Hall,
Provincial Capitol Building,
Malolos City, Bulacan, Philippines 3000
Tel.: +63(44) 791-8137
Email: pito@bulacan.gov.ph
            rhealizaramos@bulacan.gov.ph
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