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Building the Digital Infrastructure for Asia

“The Philippines is poised to be the leader in (the) ASEAN,” said Winston Damarillo, self-proclaimed geek and founder of cloud computing company Morphlabs and software development company Exist. Referencing one of the foremost headlines in the recent World Economic Forum in Myanmar, Winston proudly announced: “The Philippines just beat China in terms of economic growth.” “What’s…

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The Next Step in your Big Data Journey

Here’s a short transcript of Craig Stire’s keynote presentation yesterday at the Big Data CIO Forum. The sound clip is available below. Overview Big Data is a very interesting topic because it’s something that many people are hearing for the first time and it’s getting a lot of attention. Big Data as a concept is not…

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Exist Global Joins Cloudera Connect Partner Program

Teams with Cloudera to Accelerate Adoption of Apache Hadoop-based Business Solutions Manila, Philippines August 27, 2013 — Exist Global, a leading IT consulting and software engineering solutions provider to Banking and Finance, Telecoms, Healthcare, and Retail enterprises in Asia Pacific, announced today that it has joined the Cloudera Connect partner program to market and offer…


Enterprises Plan to Outsource Application Development and Maintenance

A survey, “State of the Outsourcing Industry 2013″, conducted by Big Four accounting firm KPMG, and HfS Research, a leading analyst authority on global business operations strategies, revealed that roughly half of major enterprises intend to increase the volume of application development outsourcing and outsourced application maintenance during 2013, while about forty percent of companies plan to increase finance and…

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Big Data Forum Philippines Set for Aug 27

ComputerWorld Philippines’ CIO Forum themed, “Big Data, Transforming the Modern Business” is scheduled on the 27th of August in Mandarin Hotel, Makati City. Organized with Exist Global, consulting and IT-enabled business solutions leader, and Acaleph, unified storage solutions provider, this forum draws C-level attendees from the services, finance, retail, telecoms, and healthcare industries. Data is…

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More than Automation

It’s been an exciting couple of days meeting with a number of Philippine companies. I am reminded now why I had decided to work in what I would describe (or like to think) as the more modern sector, which is the software development services market. I go to these meetings and I feel like I’m in another…