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IT-BPO industry will be worth Php 12 trillion by 2022

Government assures sector of tax incentives to foster its growth

Expect the IT-BPO sector in the Philippines to grow, as its worth increases from Php 8 trillion (US$ 166 billion) to Php 12 trillion (US$ 250 billion) by 2022, spurred by the demand for outsourcing services projected to double up by the ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | September 27, 2016 05:00:00
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PH earns highest digital experience score in ASEAN

Report reveals how digital customer service is now a priority for brands

With almost half of the Filipino population already online, digital customer service has become one of the most important factors in becoming a brand industry leader today. As much as 76 percent of consumers will remain loyal to a brand that provides ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 26, 2016 05:00:00
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Indian businesses explore trade, investment opportunities in PH

IT, automotive and agriculture among top sectors

Companies from India are exploring more trade and investment opportunities in the Philippines, according to the Department of Trade and Industry’s Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC) – New Delhi, which recently conducted a business round table discussion with top Indian firms. ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 26, 2016 01:00:00
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How Dell, Deloitte, UnitedHealth Group succeed with remote working

Remote work is gaining more mainstream acceptance as a viable way of conducting business by many companies.

Just 20 years ago, only 9% of US workers worked from home on occasion. Today, that number has risen to 37%, and the number of people telecommuting full-time has grown 103% over the last 10 years. Remote work is gaining more mainstream acceptance as a ...

by Sara Sutton Fell  | March 11, 2016 11:00:00
Startup Tips

8 free, online tools to increase your productivity

These online tools can help eliminate online clutter, manage time, and increase productivity.

Whether you own a business or you are climbing up the corporate ladder, being productive is a universal concern. Are you maximizing your time and therefore increasing profit?Since most of us are glued on our screens and a lot of business transactions ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | March 11, 2016 09:00:00
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Strengthening disaster resilience through communications technology

The success of disaster response is dependent on the quality of communications among all responders, says Motorola Solutions exec.

DISASTER TECH. David Lum, Motorola Solutions' business development director for the Asia-Pacific region, at The 2016 RADSHOW on Disaster Resilience held at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia, Pasay City. Photo courtesy of Motorola Solutions *This is an edited press releaseThere are economic ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | March 09, 2016 06:00:00
Startup Tips

Here's how these 3 huge brands kill it on social media

Follow these brand accounts, emulate their more successful fan and follower engagement tactics.

In 2015, eMarketer predicted brands would spend as much as $24 billion on advertising through social media. By 2017, eMarketer estimates that figure will reach $36 billion.A more recent report by Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business found chief marketing officers are indeed increasing their investment ...

by Eric Samson  | March 09, 2016 03:00:00
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Who are the 10 youngest billionaires on Forbes' 2016 world's billionaires list?

Heirs or startup founders, they hit the billionaire status before turning 30.

Almost all of the billionaires on Forbes 2016 world’s billionaires list are under 30, most of whom are heirs and heiresses of their family’s long-established companies in their respective countries.Snapchat founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy are the only self-made billionaires who ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | March 08, 2016 07:00:00
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Digital solutions now offered at PH's Negosyo Centers

Because only 1% of 1 million registered micro, small, and medium enterprises are digitally connected, a PLDT executive notes.

ROAD SHOW. The e-commerce mobile store Techmobile will travel across the country to offer digital solutions to MSMEs. Photo by Elyssa Lopez / Entrepreneur PhilippinesManila, Philippines – Negosyo (business) Centers across the country are bound for a facelift, as it starts to offer ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | February 10, 2016 05:00:00
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PH BPO industry on target to reach $25B by end-2016

But the industry hopes for better infrastructure, business security and environment for the country.

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine information technology and business process management (IT-BPM) industry is “on its way” to hit its target of $25 billion worth of revenue by the end of the year, thanks to bullish incoming investors to the country.“Currently, we ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | February 03, 2016 04:00:00
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Why education is needed in the age of Fourth Industrial Revolution

Musician and philanthropist says investing in education can create ripple effects and raise awareness on entrepreneurship.

Education was the focus of the “21st-century Dream” panel during the third day of the recently concluded World Economic Forum (WEF) held in Davos, Switzerland from January 20 to 23.The panel discussed how corporations and businesses can prepare for the Fourth Industrial ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | January 26, 2016 06:00:00
Startup Tips

4 ways to turn your thesis into a startup

Complete your thesis by thinking of what you'd like to do 5-10 years from now, a tech 'trep advises.

College is where you can discover the Next Big Thing—or where good ideas find you. That was what college was for Gary Villame, co-founder of radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions provider Itemhound.In fact, the idea behind Itemhound was the focus of his ...

by Victoria Vizcarra  | January 25, 2016 12:00:00
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Kaspersky Lab explains how to avoid banking Trojans

Follow these simple rules for a safer Internet experience before doing online transactions.

The rise of online banking has given birth to a new form of cybercrime—the theft of payment information. Fraudsters keep developing new ways of bypassing protective systems for financial data.How does their malware steal your money? How can we protect ourselves against ...

by Press Release  | September 23, 2015 06:00:00