Dominican Republic: Minister of Economy: Government embarks on a digital transformation to facilitate public management processes

SANTO DOMINGO.- The Minister of Economic, Planning, and Development, Miguel Ceara Hatton, announced this Wednesday that the Dominican Government is engaged in a digital transformation to facilitate public management processes, taking into account the new subjectivity to humanity the COVID-19 coronavirus.

“As a Government, we are committed to generating a clear digital content offer, especially in the education sector, and facilitating public management processes,” said Ceara Hatton. Hatton appointed the new director of the National Statistics Office (ONE ), Miosotis Rivas Peña, and the National Geographic Institute.

However, Ceara Hatton said that digital transformation could be the source of a vast social gap since people have access to broadband and others who perhaps do not.

Similarly, he expressed that a new factor in this digital transformation is to generate unique content, which is why the population must be taught to use it productively and educationally.

Referring to the one on the subject’s role, he pointed out that statistical production systems are a priority at this time. That is, to produce the statistics that are demanded. “It is a priority that information systems measure because what is not measured does not exist,” said Ceara Hatton, highlighting the importance of a transformation to provide information with online access.


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