The National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) partners with IBM Corporate Service Corps (CSC) to develop a National Online Feedback System (NOFS) that will allow the former to get insights from Internet users.
The NOFS aims to help NEDA in collecting and analyzing netizens insights and utilize them as inputs for NEDA’s Long Term Vision Project 2040 for the Philippines.
IBM CSC proposed to NEDA a cloud-based online survey tool in gathering netizens input on the Long Term Vision project.
The NOFS will have three pillars which include National Online Survey, Social Media Analysis, and Integrated Marketing and Communications Campaign.
NEDA and IBM CSC noted the significance of insights and opinions of Filipinos particularly in the country’s economic development.
Aside from NOFS, the IBM CSC also helped NEDA to develop Database Management System for easier access of files to ensure faster collaboration among NEDA employees.
NEDA National Policy and Planning Staff Director Rey Cancio said the partnership with IBM CSC gained NEDA efficiency in data management and technical expertise.
IBM CSC also partnered with the Department of Social Welfare and Development and the Commission on Higher Education.
IBM CSC provides national, municipal, civic, and social institutions emerging markets with expertise that IBM provides to its commercial clients.
IBM deploys its employees for pro bono consulting assignments to stakeholders.
Government units and private sectors in the Philippines are working towards sustainable and inclusive economic development, IBM Philippines President and Country Manager Luis Pineda said.
The objective of our latest contribution to the country’s growth agenda will inculcate the use of emerging technologies such as analytics and social, to tap on valuable insights which will be used in strategic planning to help address key developmental issues such as poverty alleviation, unemployment, and skills development, Pineda added.
Launched in 2008, IBM CSC has spent an estimated of US$ 70 million worldwide.
In the Philippines, 150 IBM employees coming from different parts of the globe were deployed in areas including Manila, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Bohol, Sta. Rosa, Iloilo, Bacolod, and Zambales.