Innovation to keep Cebu going, says CBM chairman

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/07/2018

Getting through over two decades in the hospitality industry is tough. But constant innovation and embracing changes have kept Benedict “Benny” Que in the business. Que, president of Golden Prince Hotel and Suites and Golden Valley Hotel,…

Firms urged: Be competitive, embrace innovation concept

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 04/18/2018

IT-BPM, business leaders optimistic Cebu City will be back in top 10 Tholons list Industries should embrace the concept of innovation not just digitally but also in simple business processes like improving people management and automation services.…

Innovation boot camp to help address job-skills mismatch

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/23/2017

In the next two years, more than 600 students from Cebu City’s public senior high schools will undergo a boot camp aimed at addressing the job-skills mismatch several local industries are seeing today. The Cebu Innovation Boot…

Filipino firms, tycoons urged to embrace new thinking to grow

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/27/2017

FILIPINO companies and industry tycoons should learn to embrace new thinking like tapping start-ups to grow. Jojo Flores, co-founder and vice president of Sillicon Valley–based start-up accelerator Plug and Play, said most industry tycoons in the Philippines…

DTI pushes for innovation ecozones for startups

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/08/2017

In a bid to turn the Philippines into a magnet for startups, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is pushing for the creation of innovation economic zones across the country. Senen Perlada, director of the DTI’s…

Rapid innovation center launched

Max Limpag 06/15/2017

Systems that detect whether mining vehicles are overloaded or its drivers are exhausted or an augmented reality platform to train people how to operate machinery or decorate a house were put on display as Accenture launched yesterday…

Globe encourages innovation in schools

PR 05/15/2017

Over 300 school owners, administrators, academic and information technology heads from all over the Philippines converged at De La Salle University Taft for IGNITE 2017, a three-day education innovation conference presented by Globe Telecom to inspire design…

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

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/17/2017

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…

Innovation Council to propel ICT sector to greater heights

Victor Anthony V. Silva 03/16/2017

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.…

CLOSING THE INNOVATION GAP: Go into e-commerce, entrepreneurs urged

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/21/2016

Entrepreneurs in the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) sector are encouraged to go into electronic commerce or e-commerce so that they can compete with other Asian countries in terms of innovation. Ma. Elena Arbon, Department of…

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