back to article Philippines government to its agencies: You're not seriously going to do post-pandemic online services with that old stuff, are you?

The Philippines government has urged its public sector institutions to upgrade their IT systems to make sure they're nice and efficient as they adjust to life with COVID-19. The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said all public sector institutions, including government agencies, universities and …

  1. Paul Herber Silver badge

    Must ..... resist ...... pun ...... Manila ..... Windows folder .....

    (Yes, I know why they are so named)

  2. autisticatheist

    Meanwhile in reality...

    ...this will be completely ignored, since there is, as usual, no budget.

  3. Mark192

    Political BS

    "update their systems "to ensure that worries due to system bugs, lags, and errors are lessened"

    No mention of security? Guess that got removed as that requires actual and ongoing updating/patching of software and hardware which requires actual and ongoing employment of people that know what they're doing (and so are expensive).

    The criterion "system bugs, lags and errors are lessened" will inevitably be addressed by just going 'yep, still working'.

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