Tata Consultancy Services, BusinessWorld Insights kickstart series on Mapping Out Successful Digital Journeys with discussion on innovation culture Transforming the organization from the traditional business-as-usual setup to a digitally-enabled one can be accelerated further with a culture that embraces innovation. A company practicing a culture of innovation supports a creative or unorthodox way of thinking among its people. And given ...

Having experienced the effects of the COVID-19 crisis, organizations may be looking for innovations that can support their rebound and growth. IGNITE PH, with a focus on "Corporate Innovation Towards Recovery and Growth" this year, once again spotlighted startups and their innovations on the IGNITE 2021 CYBER WILDFIRE Pitch Event held on Nov. 16 to 19. The country's largest international ...

Photo by Michael Varcas, The Philippine Star Diokno says 'not so concerned' about Omicron By Luz Wendy T. Noble, Reporter Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin E. Diokno on Thursday vowed to continue keeping an accommodative monetary policy, as he downplayed the possible impact of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on the economy. "We will ...

The chapel of Quezon City General Hospital was converted into a COVID-19 intensive care unit to handle severe cases amid the Delta-driven surge in August. -- Photo by Michael Varcas, The Philippine Star THE National and Economic Development Authority (NEDA) wants a pandemic funding flexibility law that will help the government respond more quickly to public health crises. Socioeconomic Planning ...

This photo shows 3D printed objects representing 5G on a motherboard, April 24, 2020. -- REUTERS/Dado Ruvic /Illustration/File Photo THE Philippines has shown the biggest improvement in download speeds globally, with average fifth-generation (5G) wireless technology download speeds nearly 10 times faster than the older 4G technology, according to the latest report by independent mobile analytics company Opensignal. "The Philippines ...

Philippine Star/Michale Varcas BONDS from India and the Philippines look to be most vulnerable to further economic slowdowns in Asia as the threat from a new coronavirus variant revives virus resurgence fears. The two nations have the steepest yield curves among seven Asian countries, which means any additional fiscal stimulus would come at a higher cost for the governments. Their ...

ACENERGY.COM.PH THE Philippines' decarbonization drive is viewed as a "massive" investment opportunity because of the sheer volume of renewable capacity needed to make significant progress towards a green economy, McKinsey & Co. said. "Our modelling shows that more than 100 gigawatts or more than 100,000 megawatts of additional capacity in renewables will be needed for the Philippines to accelerate and ...

BANGKO SENTRAL NG PILIPINAS GOVERNOR BENJAMIN E. DIOKNO -- PHILIPPINE STAR/ GEREMY PINTOLO CRYPTOCURRENCY transactions in the Philippines rose 362% as of the first half, in line with the broader growth in digital financial transactions, the central bank said. "The volume of transactions involving virtual assets grew 362% year on year to nearly 20 million in June 2021. These transactions ...

REUTERS THE agriculture industry will benefit from the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade agreement by providing opportunities to farmers, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said. Trade Assistant Secretary Allan B. Gepty said RCEP offers enhanced market access, trade facilitation, consultation services for resolving trade issues, and more investment in research and development for the agricultural scienc-es and ...

BW FILE PHOTO PHILIPPINE Seven Corp. has reached its goal of installing its "cash-recycler" automated teller machines (ATMs) to a thousand 7-Eleven stores and has consolidated its customer support system into one platform. In an e-mailed statement on Thursday, the listed operator of 7-Eleven convenience stores said the ATMs are now available in Metro Manila, Cavite, and Laguna. "Installing ATMs ...