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Weekly BPO News: January 24-26, 2017

Jan. 24 – The People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP) said certain industries will not be able to survive if the government implements a ban on contractualization. PMAP said it supports the government’s initiative to end contractualization, but stressed that construction and business process outsourcing (BPO) will still need to hire contractual workers.

 

PMAP […]

By |February 5th, 2017|BPO News|0 Comments

BPO Sector to Drive Consumption Growth in the Philippines

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 […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|BPO News|0 Comments

Total Digital Spending Market to Reach USD150bn by 2020

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 […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|BPO News|0 Comments

More Japanese Firms Want to Enter Philippine Market

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 […]

By |February 2nd, 2017|BPO News|0 Comments

IBPAP to Train 600 NegOcc College Teachers

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 […]

By |February 1st, 2017|BPO News|0 Comments

Philippine BPOs Remain Bullish Despite Trump Threat

The IT-Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP) has expressed confidence that the country’s business process outsourcing (BPO) will continue to thrive despite US President Donald Trump’s anti-outsourcing policies.

 

IBPAP President and Chief Executive Ike Amigo said the BPO sector will continue its progress in terms of economic development and job generation if it can […]

By |January 31st, 2017|BPO News|0 Comments

Clark Mimosa to Feature New BPO Park

Clark Mimosa, a 200-hectare golf property will be redeveloped into a vibrant mixed-used, leisure-based destination, which will feature a new business process outsourcing (BPO) and office park. It will also feature day and night time activity areas that include a regional lifestyle and retail mall, a BPO park, a full range of hotels and a […]

By |January 13th, 2017|BPO News|0 Comments

Japanese Investors Urged to Look at PH Outsourcing Sector

The Department of Trade and Industry has urged Japanese investors to look into the country’s non-voice outsourcing services in the business process management industry as among the priority areas for investments. Japanese investors are particularly urged to look into the segments of medical, financial and legal services, game development, engineering design in manufacturing, software development […]

By |January 13th, 2017|BPO News|0 Comments

Baguio Council Approves IT-BPO Building Project

The City Council of Baguio has approved an information technology – business process outsourcing (IT-BPO) building / center project that will be built along the Legarda Road in Baguio City. The IT-BPO building, which will be built by DM Capital Venture Corporation (DMCVC), will have a total floor area of 9,820 square meters.

 

The building will […]

By |January 12th, 2017|BPO News|0 Comments

Gov’t to Transform CDO Into Country’s 4th Economic Center

The government’s economic team is seeking to transform Cagayan de Oro City as the fourth economic center of the Philippines. According to the draft Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022 prepared by the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA), Metro Cagayan de Oro will be established by 2025, joining Metro Manila, Metro Cebu, and Metro Davao. Cagayan de […]

By |January 10th, 2017|BPO News|0 Comments