Oct 08

Procurement Plan

Package 1: Statistical Transformation and Quality Improvement.  The Scope of Services in this Assignment shall cover Component A of the STATCAP-CERDAS Project to improve statistical quality, focusing on transforming the way statistical activities are undertaken within BPS by:

  1. Establishing a Statistical Business Framework and Architecture for the future operation of BPS statistical activities
  2. Defining and establishing corporate statistical infrastructure needed to support the future method of operation of statistical activities in BPS
  3. Redesigning and implementing selected statistical collections and compilations operating within the future BPS organization using the corporate statistical infrastructure to achieve improved integration, quality and efficiency
  4. Providing methods or advice for BPS to address specific issues for selected statistical collections and activities
  5. Ensuring ICT, Human Resource and Organizational Alignment activities undertaken as per the other components meet the requirements for improving statistical activities.

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Oct 08

Brief description of STATCAP-CERDAS Program

This section provides general information on the Improved Statistical Quality component of the Change and Reform for the Development of Statistics (CERDAS).  BPS has initiated a program to improve statistical quality and efficiency of statistics administration as well as user satisfaction to keep pace with the demands of a modernizing country in a rapidly globalizing world.  The improvement in statistical quality will not succeed without major support from proper organizational capabilities and capacities, information and communication technology (ICT) and human resources (refer to Component B, C and D).

There are also feedbacks gathered from internal and external statistical users of current BPS statistical products and services to justify the requirement to improve the statistical quality and administration, as summarized below:

  • BPS statistical products coverage, coherence, consistency, periodicity and timelines
  • Accessibility and product revision information
  • Requirement fulfillment and product information

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