DevCon Entrepreneurship Camp

DevCon was proud to hold an all-star Entrepreneurship Camp last 14 May 2012 at the Casino Español in Cebu with top technopreneurs Winston Damarillo, Dado Banatao and Alvin Gendrano as speakers and Eric Manlunas, Earl Martin Valencia and Tony Pio de Roda as panelists. There were about 260 registrants, plus members of the media. For those who want to watch a 1.5-hour partial coverage of the event, just go…

Details

Exist Returns to CommunicAsia

May 29, 2012, Manila, Philippines – Exist Global (Exist), the Philippines’ software powerhouse in Java and Ruby on Rails development, is set to participate at CommunicAsia, Asia’s premier Information and Communications Technology (ICT) event, for the fourth consecutive year. Exist will be exhibiting its latest web and enterprise mobile solutions at Stand 5G3-01. It will introduce a…

Details

10 Reasons Why You Want to Work at Exist

#1 Filipino Technology Innovators We’re an organization driven to achieve extraordinary feats. Born out of the passion to build brilliant Filipino engineers, we are devoted to pursuing the advancement of IT in the Philippines. Everyone on the team is multi-talented and superb at what they do. We take pride in our work and we’re inspired…

Details

Healthcare Lessons from Singapore

#Singapore (and China) are more rapidly aging than other countries in Asia Pacific. Here’s an interesting research paper: Singapore’s Changing Structure and the Policy Implications for Financial Security, Employment, Living Arrangements and Health Care. Because of this, remote consultation may see an uptake in Singapore in the next 5 years. I had an interesting discussion with Omar…

Details

Enabling Better Healthcare Delivery

In the hopes of making headway in the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the Philippine healthcare market, the Philippine Healthcare Insurance Corporation or PhilHealth launched October last year the first phase of its e-claims project dubbed the “Claims Eligibility Web Service” or CEWS. According to PhilHealth, the CEWS will allow a hospital…

Details

Sinulog 2012 Photos

The Sinulog celebration is more than just the popular street dancing, the parade, parties and nightouts, the rhythm of drums, trumpets and native gongs… The Sinulog celebration presents the image of the child Jesus, the Santo Niño, as a baptismal gift to the Cebuanos. It is the moment of receiving the holy image as a…

Details

Q&A with Startup Founder Luis Buenaventura (On Infinite.ly & Beyond)

I was fortunate enough to interview Luis Buenaventura, social architect and founding partner of an internet startup called Infinite.ly. Infinite.ly is a social media manager for small businesses and individuals looking to maintain and improve their online social presence. Luis also co-founded a small software startup called syndeolabs. He created several shiny social apps that were featured in many popular…

Details

Exist Joins Healthcare IT Innovation Summit

January 18, 2012, Manila, Philippines – Exist is supporting the Healthcare IT Innovation Summit which will be held on March 14 and 15 in Singapore to promote “technology as an enabler” for improved healthcare services delivery. Integrated Health Information Systems, healthcare IT leader based in Singapore, has endorsed the summit, themed:Technology driven quality care for improved…

Details