The information Technology and Business Process Management (IT-BPM) industry has grown to be the second largest source of dollar income for the Philippine economy, according to the Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP). In 2015, the industry generated 1.2 million direct jobs and US$ 22 billion in revenues.
The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in partnership with GCash mobile money service, is set to re-launch the first electronic filing and payment system in the country on Apr 12, 2016. Together with the USAID Facilitating Public Investment Project and the USAID E-PESO Activity, these computerization and digitization reform measures aim to improve tax collection and administration, curb corruption, and strengthen business climate in the country.
Mabuhay Interflour Mill, Inc. (MIMI) has entered into a P998-million, seven-year loan deal with BDO Unibank, Inc. (BDO) to partly finance the construction of its flour mill within a 5.2-hectare property in Subic Bay Gateway Park Phase II.
Property Company of Friends Inc., (Pro-Friends) remains a trailblazer in the Philippine real estate industry with its newest master-planned 25-hectare commercial, business and lifestyle township community called Downtown Lancaster, located right in the heart of the 1,400-hectare Lancaster New City in General Trias, Cavite.
Worldwide spending of enterprises on information and communications technology (ICT)-based business software and applications grew 7.5 percent to reach $149.9 billion in 2015, with a projected increase to more than $201 billion in 2019, according to the latest forecast from Gartner, Inc. Analysts, a leading information technology research and advisory company. In addition, investing heavily on digital transformation will yield growth in terms of revenue and operational efficiency as well minimizing risks and threats.
Five years after its successful network modernization program that saw mobile data exploding in the Philippines, Globe Telecom embarks on another nationwide infrastructure program that would enhance the country’s Internet experience within homes and across businesses.
Globe Telecom and the Philippine Software Industry Association (PSIA) have joined hands in sharing techniques that will bring about lasting change in a leader’s work habits and overall attitude for the creation of a #wonderfulPH.
Globe Telecom’s intensified campaign against fraudsters bore fruit once again with the arrest of three suspects involved in the illegal sale of the company’s LTE Tattoo modems.
Teridion, a cloud-based networking company, becomes the 25th startup in the investment portfolio of Kickstart Ventures, Inc., a wholly-owned venture capital subsidiary of Globe Telecom.
Globe Telecom is staging its fifth Globe Media Excellence Awards (GMEA) this year to recognize excellence in journalism exemplified by print and online media as well as bloggers, and social media influencers in Visayas and Mindanao.