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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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Philippines Software Outsourcing Market, growing by the numbers

The Philippines’ software outsourcing industry is considered one of the higher-value sectors and is credited for contributing some US$1.16 billion into the Philippine economy, employing nearly 60,000 software engineers and IT professionals. Estimated revenue per full-time employee (FTE) per annum is at US$20,500. “We have great raw software engineering talent from different regions in the…


IT-BPM industry registers 19% growth in revenue

Income reached $13.2B while jobs grew by 21% in ’12   The Philippine information technology and business process management (IT-BPM) industry posted a 19-percent growth in export revenues last year to $13.2 billion. Jomari Mercado, president and CEO of the Information Technology and Business Processing Association of the Philippines (IBPAP) said that last year’s revenue…


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…