2021 Transformation Summit: Strategies towards business progress

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 07/13/2021

Are we ready for digital transformation? How can we use connectivity and the advancement in technology in business growth? The Cebu IT/BPM organization (CIB.O), a full-time industry association designed with the vision of making Cebu the preferred…

Decode 2020 aims to encourage transformation in cyber industry

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo 10/30/2020

Trend Micro Inc, a global leader in cybersecurity, recently shared the latest updates of its first-ever virtual conference happening on November 10 to 12, 2020. The event, called Decode 2020, is an annual cybersecurity conference organized by…

23-year-old PWD, among beneficiaries of Tisa SK skills training project

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Since birth, Richard Angelio could not walk upright and had to crawl to where ever he wanted to go. But this did not stop him from trying to make something of his life. In fact, he…

FEU students to develop literacy app for Muslim kids

PR 10/30/2017

EARL Hilary Marollano, a digital arts student at Far Eastern University (FEU), faces a daunting task. He and other students taking up Information Technology (IT) courses will spend the next few months doing laborious animation work and…

New version you

Francis B. Ongkingco 04/07/2017

People strongly gravitate and get attached to anything new! This is especially true of gadgets, cars and fashion. The attraction is more pronounced with electronic tools and other technological accessories because technology progresses in giant steps that…

CEBU EXCHANGE PROJECT

Inquirer.net 02/27/2017

Arthaland inks $166M deal with Sino, Malaysian firms Upscale property developer Arthaland Corp. has signed a $166-million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) deal with a unit of Chinese construction giant China Railway Group Ltd. (CREC) and Malaysian…

Google developer expert to IT sector: Make talent pool better

Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/22/2017

THE Information Technology-Business Process Management (IT-BPM) industry in the Philippines, one which relies heavily on the quality of its workforce, needs to pay attention to making its talent pool better or risk getting left behind in the…

AI: Boon to business, bane to low-skilled workers

Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/15/2017

As artificial intelligence (AI) moves to the forefront of business operations in the Philippines, the workforce needs to learn more complex skills to cushion the risk of losing jobs to automation. JP Palpallatoc, Accenture Philippines digital lead,…

Student drowns in Kawasan Falls

Rene F. Alima 12/20/2016

A male graduating college student drowned when diving into the Kawasan Falls in Barangay Matotinao, Badian Cebu, Monday afternoon. Pronounced dead on arrival at the Badian provincial hospital was Alrene Bersalote, 18, of Barangay Cubacub, Mandaue City.…

Vietnamese software company to invest on local music app

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/15/2016

A Vietnamese software development company based in Cebu plans to spend at least P1 million to create an online streaming app for homegrown music. FPT Software Philippines has partnered with local music stalwarts to develop IslaTunes, which…

More skilled workers needed for BPOs to move to next level

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/06/2016

The local business process outsourcing sector (BPO) is encouraged to develop more skilled workers and “move up in the value chain.” Jose Mari Yu, Cebu City’s investment czar, said the BPO sector lacked skilled workers in the…

Creation of ICT body pushed during session

Nestle L. Semilla 11/22/2016

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,…

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