IT and Business Process Association of the Philippines - updates

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Philippines' BPO industry sees slower annual growth of 9% until 2022

Sep 27, 2017 - 5:10 PM

Security risks in the Philippines, particularly the ongoing Marawi crisis, are causing headwinds in the business process outsourcing industry

SLOW BUT SUBSTANTIAL. The IT-BPO sector, a large and fast-growing industry in the country, expects slower growth in the next 6 years. Rappler graphics

BPOs worried Marawi crisis could hamper growth

Jul 09, 2017 - 11:00 PM

While there is still continued business confidence IBPAP says the crisis in Marawi City could hurt the BPO industry s growth projections if it drags on further

JOB CREATOR. The IT-BPM or BPO industry employed 1.2 million people in 2015. File photo of Teletech Cainta production floor from Wikipedia

AI could be bigger threat than Trump to BPOs – analysts

Feb 12, 2017 - 10:10 PM

With global spending on artificial intelligence applications expected to reach 47 billion by 2020 BPOs need to start embracing new skill sets so as not to be overtaken says IT research firm IDC

DICT chief: BPO contracts will be respected

Oct 30, 2016 - 10:15 PM

Information and Communications Technology Secretary Rodolfo Salalima assures the BPO industry that it has full government support amid concerns over President Rodrigo Duterte s anti US rhetoric

Philippines' back office shines in 2015, exceeds targets

Feb 03, 2016 - 4:45 PM

The IT and Business Process Association of the Philippines says the BPO industry breached targets in 2015 generating almost 22 billion in revenues and 1 1 million direct employment

BACK OFFICE AT THE FOREFRONT. English-speaking college graduates and strong government support helps the Philippines to overtake India in BPO revenue. Image from Shutterstock

Aquino hails Roxas' role in growing PH IT-BPM industry

Oct 07, 2015 - 12:14 AM

The care that he together with partners in the industry took in establishing and driving the growth of IT BPM in the Philippines resulted in an unparalleled boom the President says

President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his speech during the 7th Annual International Information Technology-Business Process Management (IT-BPM) Summit at the Ballroom A of the Marriott Grand Ballroom in Pasay City on Tuesday (October 06, 2015). With theme: “Harnessing Information, Powering Nations, Connecting the World.” The Summit is regarded as the premier platform for the stakeholders of the IT-BPM industry to explore trends, exchange insights and immerse in a rich networking experience. (Photo by Gil Nartea / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

ASEAN integration opens PH to more BPOs

Oct 06, 2015 - 10:10 AM

But the country though lacks ASEAN language capabilities IT BPO Association of the Philippines officials say

OPPORTUNITIES. Officials of the Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines say opportunities abound in the coming ASEAN integration, but constraints must be addressed to realize the benefits from such. Photo from International IT-BPM Summit Facebook page

PH IT-BPM industry to fill demand for health care outsourcing

Aug 05, 2015 - 5:20 PM

IT BPM leaders are working to develop a pool of talent to fill in the huge requirement for certified coders and clinical assistants

LEADING LIGHTS. Leading figures of the IT industry including IBPAP president Jose Mari Mercado (2nd from left) detail the direction they will take the industry in at the 2015 IT-BPM Summit pre-event conference. Photo by Chris Schnabel / Rappler

What businessmen want to hear from Aquino's final SONA

Jul 25, 2015 - 8:30 PM

Business leaders weigh in on what they consider the biggest success and failure of the Aquino administration with less than a year to go before a new leadership steps in

SPELL OUT PLANS. Businessmen would rather hear President Benigno Aquino III’s future plans during his last SONA rather than his achievements. Illustration from Shutterstock

NCR posts 2nd highest increase in occupancy costs – study

Feb 12, 2015 - 3:57 PM

Manila or the National Capital Region posts an annual increase of 20 7 in prime office space occupancy costs a CBRE study shows

IT-outsourcing industry in PH to hit $48B revenues by 2020

Oct 14, 2014 - 4:41 PM

The 25 billion revenue target in 2016 for the country’s information technology business process management is also likely to be achieved officials say

BPO expansion in provinces promotes inclusive growth

Sep 21, 2013 - 8:58 AM

Top locations where BPOs expand include Cebu Davao Regions 1 3 and Calabarzon

INCLUSIVE GROWTH. Outsourcing firms locating in the provinces promote inclusive growth, the industry association says. File photo by AFP

Peso's strength a handicap for BPO's

Dec 26, 2012 - 3:13 PM

An industry survey reveals 46 7 outsourcing executives find hitting revenue targets difficult while 40 say they lost some businesses to other destinations and 40 cancelled expansion plans

BPO industry welcomes Obama win despite anti-outsourcing threat

Nov 10, 2012 - 12:31 PM

The BPO industry in the Philippines says it will continue to support US firms to make them more competitive and profitable

Beyond English: the key skills BPOs need

Oct 07, 2012 - 10:13 AM

Aside from communications and computers skills other key areas business process outsourcing BPO firms are looking for include leadership flexibility and adaptability

BPOs in Philippines stay resilient despite weather issues

Sep 30, 2012 - 11:55 AM

Monsoon cause less than 24 hour disturbance in BPO firm operations

30 outsourcing billionaires

May 19, 2012 - 6:11 PM

This group of billionaire BPO firms make at least 5 times the net worth of private Philippine billionaires

IT-BPO sector posts slower growth in 2011

Apr 12, 2012 - 12:30 AM

A workhorse of the Philippine economy moves towards higher profits but at a slower pace

If world economy sneezes, will Philippine BPOs catch a cold?

Oct 12, 2011 - 8:00 AM

It is said that when the U S sneezes the whole world catches a cold but not all countries are equally sick in the current global recession