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Innovation Council of Cebu to focus on ICT’s small players


DIGITAL entrepreneurs, technology startups, homegrown business process outsourcing firms, freelancers and animators will get a boost from the Innovation Council of Cebu (ICC) and the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI). These are the subsectors of the Information Communication Technology-Business Process Management (ICT-BPM) industry that the ICC and the CCCI will want to help […]

Posted: April 17th, 2017 in Enterprise | Read More »

Innovation Council to propel ICT sector to greater heights


New business organization to focus on sustaining industry’s growth Cebu’s growing Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry is expected to scale “ greater heights” with the creation of a business organization focusing on sustaining the sector’s growth. The Innovation Council of Cebu (ICC), a brainchild of the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI), is […]

Posted: March 16th, 2017 in Enterprise | Read More »

Globe subscribers help create Global Filipino School in GenSan


Thousands of Globe Telecom customers who availed of the new iPhone 7 contributed significantly in the creation of a Global Filipino School (GFS) in General Santos City, allowing teachers and students to access 21st century learning within and beyond the classroom. With iPhone 7 and Globe myLifestyle Plan, customers were not only able to get […]

Posted: December 10th, 2016 in Community | Read More »

CanCham eyes more participants in 2017 ICT Awards


THE Canadian Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (CanCham) has refined the upcoming edition of the International ICT Awards to encourage more companies to participate. For its 11th year in 2017, the ICT Awards introduced four new categories that signal its shift in focus from individuals to companies and their teams. “We made sure that […]

Posted: December 8th, 2016 in Enterprise | Read More »

Creation of ICT body pushed during session


A proposed provincial ordinance for the creation of an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Council was approved by the Cebu Provincial Board on second reading, Monday. The proposed ordinance, authored by Provincial Board (PB) member Edsel Galeos, called for the creation of a policy advisory body that could oversee the implementation of Capitol’s ICT goals. […]

Posted: November 22nd, 2016 in Headlines | Read More »

Global Filipino School program reaches Aklan


As many as 1,400 public elementary school students from New Washington, Aklan, can now experience what it is like to be attending a “Global Filipino School” with the recent unveiling of a new Internet-connected computer laboratory. Through the Global Filipino School (GFS) program, New Washington Elementary School was provided with 24 computers and 10 tablets, […]

Posted: November 15th, 2016 in Community | Read More »

Lies and deceptions in Philippine elections


Reflections from Paseo de Coro The Philippine Internet is abuzz with accusation and counter accusation about who among the presidentiables and/or their supporters are attacking who and using deceptive means to mislead the indiscriminating large section of our population who are less educated and ill-informed of the true character, qualifications, and past performance of the […]

Posted: March 31st, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »

SMEs urged to use ICT in businesses


SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) are encouraged to use information and communications technology (ICT) in their businesses as the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is starting to roll out its nationwide free Wi-Fi pilot project. DOST Secretary Mario Montejo said that he hopes more SMEs will tap into the many opportunities presented by technology […]

Posted: September 24th, 2015 in Enterprise | Read More »

Funds sought to support home-based online jobs


Workshops aim to develop more ICT talents The Information and Communications Technology Office (ICTO) has proposed a three-year budget of P40 million for a program that provides training to home-based online workers and other  potential ICT talents in the rural areas. Emmy Lou V. Delfin, ICTO Next Wave Cities Program manager, said the Rural Impact […]

Posted: June 5th, 2015 in Enterprise | Read More »

Tesda sets aside P2B for ICT training


THE Technical Education Skills Development Authority (Tesda) has set aside P2 billion this year for training potential information and communications technology and business process management (ICT/BPM) talents. Maria Susan dela Rama, Tesda executive director for certification office, said the thrust is to prioritize support for industries that generate a lot of jobs, such as the […]

Posted: June 5th, 2015 in Enterprise | Read More »