Paano mag-ipon ngayong 2023?

“Mayroon akong naitabing sampung libong piso. Saan ko pwede palaguin ito?” Ang tanong na ito ay madalas na mababasa sa mga iba’t ibang online groups kung saan nagbibigay ng mga suhestyon kung papaano makamit ang financial freedom. Isa sa mga paraan ay ang pagiimpok o pagiipon. Ito ay ang pamamaraan ng pagtatabi ng pera para … Read morePaano mag-ipon ngayong 2023?

Industry 4.0 readiness among MSMEs

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., during a recent Arangkada forum, asked business leaders to invest in education and skills training, and research and development (R&D) given a looming global cost-of-living crisis and surging inflation. Specifically, he said that manufacturing sector development would greatly contribute to expanding the economy. The only way to accelerate local industry development … Read moreIndustry 4.0 readiness among MSMEs

Understanding customers in digital banking

  By now, many Filipinos — especially the younger ones — have enrolled in a digital app or downloaded one for use, be it from any of the major banks or new entrants approved by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. Digital banking reeks of convenience: pay anywhere, buy anywhere and essentially transact anywhere as long … Read moreUnderstanding customers in digital banking

The rise of hyperscalers

Suddenly, hyperscale and hyperscaler are popular terms in the lexicon of local business leaders and government officials. In fact, if you search in Google the terms “hyperscaler Philippines,” you can see more than 21,000 results mostly coming from the years 2021 and 2022. But globally, the terminologies have been widely used starting 2020 when the … Read moreThe rise of hyperscalers

The rise of digital insurance

During the height of the pandemic, my wife bought a health insurance coverage for my mother that included unlimited consultations, may it be physical or virtual, and unlimited laboratory tests, all for P13,000 annual premium. She did this without setting foot on the insurer’s office or meet face-to-face with an agent. When dengue started to … Read moreThe rise of digital insurance

Less talk, less mistake (2022 edition)

Filipinos are known to dissect every statement made by famous individuals, be they from government, entertainment or business, among others. We love to discuss these things over lunch, at family gatherings or whenever there is an opportunity to congregate and gather over food. This is why public relations (PR) thrives in the country. A PR … Read moreLess talk, less mistake (2022 edition)