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CSC Chair Bala holds online confab with gov’t CIOs on Work-from-Home Challenges and Solutions in the New Normal
27 June 2020 (Quezon City) - Chairperson Alicia dela Rosa-Bala of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) on June 25 briefed via online conference some 140 government chief information officers (CIOs) on guidelines for work-from-home (WFH) and other alternative work arrangements under the new normal.

Chairperson Bala discussed details of CSC Memorandum Circular No. 10 which she issued last May 7, 2020, entitled "Revised Interim Guidelines for Alternative Work Arrangements and Support Mechanisms for Workers in the Government During the Period of State of National Emergency Due to COVID-19 Pandemic."

The CIOF Board of Trustees (2019-2021)

President
B. ELIZABETH E. YAP
Former Assistant Secretary
DPWH
Vice President
CLARITO CL. MAGSINO
Assistant Secretary
DBM
Secretary
LILIA C. GUILLERMO
Chief Information Officer
Bangko Sentral
Treasurer
LILIBETH G. MARANAN
Head Revenue Exec. Ass't
BIR
Auditor
REGILITO TAMAYO
OIC Director, MIS Service
Bureau of the Treasury
PRO
AGNES P. LEGASPI
Assistant Director
DTI
Director, Policy & Research
DENIS F. VILLORENTE
Undersecretary
DICT
Director, Membership
SHIRLEY J. SALVADOR
Manager, ITS Division
NEA
Director, Finance
MA. ROSE B. MORALES
IS Analyst III
DOF
Executive Director
VIRGILIO M. GAJE
Former MIS Chief
PIA
Secretariat
PORTIA G. UBIADAS
IT Officer II
BIR
Office Assistant
ODESSA V. ATES
The President's Corner
CIOF ICT Org Guide for NGAs

We have just released for the guidance of government CIOs the Proposed ICT organizational structure for national government agencies. The guidebook is entitled "Proposal to Standardize the ICt Organizations in National Government Agencies," under a project of the CIOF Policy and Research Committee chaired by DICT Undersecretary Denis F. Villorente. The proposal is being endorsed to DICT, DBM, and CSC.
      The guidebook includes templates for ICT staffing and corresponding Position Description Forms to make it easier tor large, medium, and small-sized agencies to prepare proposals for new ICT positions with justifications. We hope our members will find the Guidebook useful for their respective agencies.

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About CIOF

CIOF Advocacies
The CIOF maintains continuing advocacies on the following concerns and issues:

* Telecommuting in government
* Standardization of IT positions and upgrading of salaries of IT personnel
* Clearer guidelines on disposal of IT equipment
* Outsourcing of IT requirements
* Pooling of IT resources
* Standardized policy interpretation
* Increased ceiling for IT training/seminar fees
* Updated IT procurement system: fasttracking of procurement process, leasing as a procurement option, use of DBM's electronic procurement system
Amended By-Laws of CIO Forum, Inc.
As of July 14, 2000, further amended
on September 18, 2019
Code of Ethics for IT Professionals
1. How to Apply for CIOF Membership?
If you are a government Chief Information Officer or its equivalent, with a salary grade of 24 or higher, you may apply as Regular Member. If your salary grade is below 24, you may apply as Associate Member. The application form may be downloaded from the tab section "Member Form." Email the accomplished PDF form to the Chairman of the Membership Committee (sjsalvador07@gmail.com).
2. How much is the membership fee and how do I pay?
Membership fee is Php 500 annually, payable with the CIOF Treasurer in cash or check, or via online transfer. Check or online payments should be for the account of "CIO Forum Inc.", PNB current account no. 1081-7000-4779, Napocor Branch, QC.
3. How does a CIOF member get elected to the Board of Trustees?
If you have been a CIOF regular member for at least a year and you are in good standing, you are eligible for nomination as Candidate for election to the CIOF Board of Trustees, which is held every two years. Good standing means you are updated in paying the membership dues for the previous year, and attended at least two General Membership meetings in the past year.
4. What are the benefits of membership in CIOF?
As regular or associate CIOF member, you can: (1) attend for free the technical conference and updates during CIOF quarterly general membership meetings; (2) apply for technical scholarships sponsored by CIOF; (3) participate in technical round-table discussions; and (4) network with or share experiences and best practices with fellow CIOs, ICT policy and decision makers, and industry experts.


We are incumbent government Chief Information Officers registered in April 1996 with the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission to advocate for ICT use in governance.