WHAT IS MITHI?
MITHI (Medium-Term Information and Communications Technology Harmonization Initiative) is a process that harmonizes and ensures interoperability among ICT-related resources, programs, and projects across the government.
It is the process for coordinating the planning, budgeting, implementing, and evaluation of ICT resources and projects in government.
MITHI covers all ICT-related resources, programs, and projects of NGAs, GOCCs, and SUCs.
- Streamlined process of review, approval, monitoring and evaluation of ICT project;
- Closer alignment of ICT planning, budgeting and spending;
- Interoperability of related systems and sharing of databases;
- Visibility of national ICT expenditures; and
- Centralization of ICT procurement and overhead to achieve economies of scale.
CONVENOR AGENCIESThe convenor agencies are the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), and National Economic Development Authority (NEDA), by virtue of their collective and complementary mandates.
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) is mandated to promote the sound, efficient and effective management and utilization of government resources as instruments in the achievement of national socioeconomic and political development goals;
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) shall be the primary policy, planning, coordinating, implementing, and administrative entity of the Executive Branch of the government that will plan, develop, and promote the national ICT development agenda; and
The National Economic Development Authority (NEDA), is the national planning body responsible for coordinating the formulation of continuing and integrated development plans, policies, and programs which are embodied in the Philippine Development Plan.
The National Competitiveness Council (NCC), the Chief Information Officers Forum, Inc. (CIOF), and the Philippine Association of Government Electronic Engineers, Inc. (PAGE) are also participating in an advisory capacity on technical matters.