ESO, which […]
Accenture has further augmented its existing Cyber Defense Services with its acquisition of VeriSign’s cyber security division, the iDefense Security Intelligence Services. The said division specialises in cyber intelligence related to vulnerabilities, malicious code and global threats to organisations.
iDefense’s capabilities will be integrated into Accenture’s adversary simulation, threat hunting and incident response services. Accenture […]
The accelerated expansion plans of business process outsourcing (BPO) firms will trigger demand for additional workforce, and according to Philippine-based job search engine Kalibrr, the BPO sector will account for the bulk of the employment market in the country.
Since its official launch in 2015, most of Kalibrr’s hires have been for the BPO industry, […]
A recent study conducted by International Data Corp (IDC) and commissioned by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has forecasted that the ASEAN ICT Market will be worth USD48bn by 2019. Despite the attractive growth prospects, the study noted that many companies have yet to fully capitalise on the immense potential of the market.
Property developer Megaworld Corp said American business process outsourcing (BPO) companies are unlikely to exit the Philippines just because of US President Donald Trump’s tough rhetoric. As with other experts, Megaworld Corp senior vice president Kevin Tan said cheap labor cost in the Philippines will be hard for American companies to resist.
He also believes that […]
Global professional service firm KPMG expects the growth of the Philippine economy to continue to be consumer-driven. KPMG Chairman and CEO Roberto Manabat said fueling consumption is the sustained growth of the country’s business process outsourcing (BPO) sector.
Manabat dismissed the possibility of US companies pulling out their operations in the country due to the […]
Zinnov Management Consulting has forecast a strong growth for the market size of global digital spending by 2020. The firm estimates that total digital spending by retailers globally in 2016 reached USD70bn. The market size is expected to grow at over 20% per annum to reach USD150bn by 2020.
The projection was included in the […]
While concerns of an American pull-out persist, Japanese companies have expressed interest in entering the Philippine market, according to Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG). The Philippine’s robust business process outsourcing (BPO) sector and overseas remittances, as well as strong economic growth and heightened consumer spending have stirred the interest of Japanese firms to invest in […]
About 600 college teachers in Negros Occidental will undergo training on the Service Management Program (SMP), a program of the Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP), starting April. This was revealed by Jocell Batapa-Sigue, executive director of Bacolod-Negros Occidental Federation for Information and Communications Technology (BNEFIT).
Under the program, teachers will […]