Exist Hosts San Francisco Forum for Technology and Business Development

San Francisco, California – Startups to established enterprises around the world are now increasingly looking into the Philippines as strategic go-to software delivery center. “As the overall performance of the Philippines inches up higher, more businesses are considering the Philippines as first-option for their software development outsourcing initiatives,” said Jerry Rapes, CEO of Exist, a company that…

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BPAP changes its name to IBPAP, elects new trustees

The Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPAP) announced on Wednesday, March 6, the formal change of its name to Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP) to “accurately reflect the range of information technology and business process management (IT-BPM) services provided from the Philippines. “This move represents the association’s strong commitment to the…

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Exist Global Names New Chief Executive for Operations

February 26, 2013 Manila, Philippines — Chief Technology Officer Mike Lim now leads day-to-day operations as Chief Operating Officer at Exist Global, a global consultancy and technology engineering solutions firm operating in the Philippines. A veteran with over 15 years’ service in the Software & Information Technology (IT) industry, Mike has been responsible for engineering,…

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PSIA elects new board members, eyes US$3B by 2016

The Philippine Software Industry Association (PSIA), a partner association of the Business Processing Association of the Philippines that promotes the growth and global competitiveness of the country’s software development and IT outsourcing industry, recently named its 2013 board of directors. They are Nora Terrado, president and country manager of Headstrong Philippines, as president; Joey Gurango,…

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Three Agile Practices

#Simplify the decision making process. One of the ways to do this is through [proper] delegation. By delegating tasks, you empower individuals to think and what we Filipinos call “pagdiskarte”. When you empower individuals, they become more accountable. I think if individuals are more accountable, they deliver better results … make less mistakes, given the…

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