Philippine Digital Strategy

As you will reference from my previous post, I had a chance to witness the 2011 Cebu ICT & BPO Conference, where Cebu’s Outsourcing Roadmap was discussed. I have a transcription of the presentation of Comm. Mon Ibrahim about the Philippine Digital Stratgegy (launched yesterday) and would like to share it here: Philippine Digital Strategy is 5…

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Cebu Outsourcing Roadmap

Witnessed the discussion on Cebu’s outsourcing roadmap yesterday at Radisson Blu Hotel and here are the highlights of the event (please click on PLAY button and then view in full screen, click on SHOW INFO to read the image caption): At the end of the panel discussions, there was a breakout session where teams had…

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DevCon Java Camp 2011 Was Awesome!

The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) gracefully hosted our first ever DevCon Java Camp held at the Santa Maria III Ballroom in Radisson Blu Hotel, Cebu City last 10 June 2011 as part of the Cebu Business Month 2011: Business Beyond Boundaries.The program was emceed by Dr. Gregg Victor Gabison, DevCon Foundation founding member and…

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Exist Code Camp: A Testimonial

The Manila side of Exist Code Camp 2011 has just come to an end. As a graduate and a participant of the bootcamp, I find ECC to be the most stressful, most intensive and hardest challenge I have ever encountered in my life as a programmer. During the six weeks of training, I and my fellow trainees pushed…

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Let’s Get Interactive at CommunicAsia 2011

“Mobility, social media, and cloud services are expected to be the key solutions for businesses to upgrade their value proposition and results in the coming years,” says Rizki Muhammad Ridwan, senior market analyst, IDC Indonesia. Indeed social media and mobile are shaping the digital media. And as CommunicAsia, the only event which combines broadcasting, digital media, and ICT…

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CeBIT Australia Opens Tomorrow

CeBIT Australia 2011, Australia’s largest business technology event, kicks off tomorrow at Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour Sydney. Here’s a list of things you might want to check out while you’re there: WebForward - If you want to understand the latest trends in mobile, social media, web and search marketing, then you must be…

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Tech Meetups and Beyond

A couple of months back, I met Tina — a Cebuana, wannabe-balikbayan “for good” (I hope that comes off appropriately), and an extraordinary lady inspired to follow the footsteps of our founderWinston Damarillo. Her passion? Organizing tech meetups. Exist had contributed greatly to these meetups by providing the TechBar as venue to gather the tech enthusiasts in…

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Building Next-Generation Tech Leaders

In the software development services industry – people are the software company’s #1 asset. With pressure to deliver faster with fewer resources, increasingly distributed teams, and savvy customers — software companies need to find ways to build capable leaders within their organizations. But how are next-generation tech leaders built? I spoke to Mike Lim, VP for Engineering at…

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