Harnessing the power of digital

I recently interviewed Henry Aguda, UnionBank’s transformational leader who recently was also awarded twice – first as Privacy Advocate of the Year 2021 by the National Privacy Commission and then as Southeast Asian CTO of the Year by The European-Global Banking and Finance Awards. The recognitions give a clear indication of his passion for both … Read moreHarnessing the power of digital

Covid and business: A balancing act

There is so much weight and thought that must be put in appreciating the fact that the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) is now acknowledged and accepted as airborne. In a Forbes article published early this month, the acknowledgement that Covid can possibly be airborne started as early as April 2020 last year when aerosol researchers … Read moreCovid and business: A balancing act

A possible moral hazard problem in our vaccination program

“Right now, I really just want to take whatever vaccine is available.” “I’m desperate to be protected and will take whatever comes first in my barangay.” “I’m so glad I’m hypertensive – I’m now scheduled to get the vaccine this week.”   These are just some of the statements I’ve received from friends when asked … Read moreA possible moral hazard problem in our vaccination program

Focusing on the community

I previously wrote about managing communities and how community commerce, through its many manifestations (e.g., bartering), is paving the way for more community-led engagement and activities. Because of mobility and travel restrictions, many of us are confined to our homes or limited to the vicinity of our residence or office. This has affected the way … Read moreFocusing on the community