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Davao City uses GSuite to enhance delivery of public service

10:47 AM December 07, 2018

From Left: Globe Business Account Manager Jowelyn Candari, Globe Business Industry Sales Head Marie Elaine Carr, Globe Business Cluster Sales Head Carlo John Ortiz, Davao City Assistant Administrator Tristan Dwight Domingo, Davao City ICT-Officer in Charge Ricarte Franco, and Davao City ICT-Officer 2 Chito Mercado

The Davao City Government has partnered with Globe Business, the enterprise information and communications technology (ICT) arm of Globe Telecom, for the use of the G Suite office collaboration tool to boost team productivity.

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Davao City has become the first local government unit (LGU) in the country to avail of G Suite from Globe. With the partnership, Davao City Government public servants will be able to work better through the use of secure and reliable workplace tools for email, calendar, text and video chat, document creation, project websites, and online storage and sync.

“Davao City has been cited as a Center of Excellence for its continued efforts in improving its position as a leader for ICT adoption in the region.  We have also become a preferred destination for ICT investments and activities. We commend Globe Telecom for collaborating with us in advancing Davao City for the future,” said Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte as represented by Davao City Assistant Administrator Tristan Dwight Domingo.

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Senior Vice President for Globe Business Peter Maquera said: “Being a prime enabler of Davao City in their pursuit to become a premier eGovernance hub gives us a sense of achievement and responsibility. This pushes us to strive for excellence and commit to our purpose to help build our nation.”

Globe Business is leading the way in encouraging LGUs to adopt the integration of ICT and governance as a means of improving the delivery of government services and exchange of information. The said initiative supports Globe Telecom’s drive to transform the Philippines into a digital nation by instilling the importance of eGovernance to government offices.

Powered by Google Cloud, G Suite allows users to communicate faster and more conveniently with Gmail. It provides storage for up to 30 GB of email per user, advanced spam filtering, lightning-fast message search, integrated text, voice, and multi-person video chat.

G Suite users can also arrange meetings and organize schedules with Google Calendar, experience hassle-free file management with Google Drive which can be accessed anytime and anywhere from any device, conduct real-time collaboration with Google Docs and Google Sheets, and make beautiful presentations together with Google Slides.

For more information on G Suite, please visit business.globe.com.ph. You may also contact your Globe Business Account Manager.

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