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Overcoming the barriers of online education

BusinessWorld Insights focuses on ‘Connecting Schools and Students in the New Normal’ By Bjorn Biel M. Beltran, Special Features Assistant Editor The world was turned upside...

Digital solutions for small business in the new normal

By Karrie Ilagan, Managing Director of Cisco Philippines As businesses are reopening in the new normal and beginning to bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic's...

BUSINESSWORLD INSIGHTS: State of Internet Connectivity in the Philippines

By Bjorn Biel M. Beltran, Special Features Assistant Editor The new world brought about by COVID-19 is in many ways — economically, socially, and culturally...

Femtech addresses the global market for women’s health

The rise of “femtech” has been a long time coming given that women make up half of the global population and their higher spending power is pushing the “she-conomy.” 

Tech firms begin to abandon Hong Kong because of security law

China’s sweeping national security law has forced technology firms to reconsider their presence in Hong Kong. The nimblest among them—the city’s startups—are already moving data and people out or are devising plans to do so.

Balik Scientist Program: enticing Filipino scientists to come home

The COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic has highlighted the importance of a robust scientific community.

Philippine scientific community discusses its role in addressing COVID-19 pandemic and...

by Patricia B. Mirasol Scientists and academicians discussed the role of the scientific community in dealing with national issues, including the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019)...

[B-SIDE Podcast] Private equity in light of the pandemic

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3MfEDifVO0sKVXFkCzu1wv Follow us on Spotify BusinessWorld B-Side Bain & Company, a management consulting firm based in the United States, said that the Philippines might benefit in...

PHL WiFi use increases in March

WIFI USE in the country rose consistently in March, registering Asia’s largest increase in internet use by the third week, a global mobile analytics company said.

Innovation law to improve technology research, dev’t

THE PHILIPPINE Innovation Act set for implementation could improve the innovation environment in the country, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia said, with expenditure on science and technology to increase and be in line with its ASEAN peers.

How technological disruption is changing the field of auditing

By Bjorn Biel M. Beltran, Special Features Writer For many businesses, technology in the digital age is the great leveler. Across all industries, disruptors from digital...

Optimizing agri sector’s potential through tech

By Mark Louis F. Ferrolino, Special Features Writer The Philippines continues to exhibit a stellar economic performance in recent years, making it one of the fastest-growing...

Seagate Ships World’s First 16TB HDD for Datacenters

Raises Bar for NAS Drives   16TB Seagate Exos X16 provides solution for high-density storage supporting accelerated hyperscale demand. Seagate disclosed today it’s been actively shipping...

How should banking and finance sector align with FIRe

Winning together in the fourth industrial revolution By Adrian Paul B. Conoza, Special Features Writer As the banking and finance sector braces for developments in time for...

Fighting against cyber threats and piracy

Threats to cybersecurity can no longer be put on the back burner, given how immense the financial dangers and reputational risks they pose have...

Revving up for a new generation in vehicle technology

It is an exciting time for the automotive industry. Great leaps in technology have allowed what was once science fiction to become reality, from...

Dispatches from the Future

Your alarm buzzes just as you finish brushing your teeth. Time to head to work, your watch display reads out. You pop on your...

On redefining the future of business

By Bjorn Biel M. Beltran, Special Features Writer In fast-changing times, it is the responsibility of leaders and visionaries to redefine what it means to contribute...

Grappling with tech-fueled disruptions in the retail industry

Technological innovations have turned the world of retail upside down. More and more consumers are using their mobile devices to shop instead of going...

A remarkable growth

In the past several years, health maintenance organizations (HMOs), which hit the Philippine health care scene in the 1980s, have been growing remarkably on...

MediCard: Always responding to the patients’ evolving needs

By Mark Louis F. Ferrolino, Special Features Writer As a health maintenance organization (HMO) founded and run by doctors, MediCard Philippines, Inc. prides itself with a unique...

Intellicare: Providing a holistic way of managing the clients’ health

By Adrian Paul B. Conoza, Special Features Writer Founded in 1995 with only 10 employees working together to attend to the health care needs of its...

A better health care experience

Advances in technology across retail, hospitality and finance, among others, have caused consumers to become more demanding. The exact same thing came to apply...

Films on the impact of technology on modern life to be...

A COLLECTION of animated science fiction films which focus on the impact of technology on modern life and its political and ideological concerns is featured this month at the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB) Museum of Contemporary Art and Design.

Better service through technology

With many industries being transformed through technology, the insurance sector is following suit as well. The insurance industry is going beyond the traditional means...

Fitbit expands product range with affordable wearables

LEADING global wearables brand Fitbit further expanded its range of products available in the country with the launch of new and affordable devices.

P&A Grant Thornton: Unlocking the potential for growth of its clients...

In its 31 years of providing outstanding assistance, insights, and expertise to its clients, P&A Grant Thornton continues to be a leading professional services...

Reyes Tacandong & Co. (RT&Co.): Trailblazing a path toward digital transformation

By Bjorn Biel M. Beltran, Special Features Writer Technology has already made itself integral to modern business. From fields of health care, to automobiles, to agriculture,...

A league of her own: Celebrating the uniques stories of women...

She Talks Women and L’Oreal Philippines celebrate the #STEMSisterhood.

A period of disruptive change

Businesses operating in the transport and logistics industry are going through a period of disruptive change, one that not only presents complex challenges but...

Refueling the oil industry through tech

Like many other industries, the oil industry is undergoing a digital shift. Oil companies are now seeing the profound impact of technology in improving...

The five tech decisions CEOs need to make in 2019

Tech advice from the president of Microsoft Asia.

Is security a concern in making the switch to electric vehicles?

High-voltage damage: How attackers exploit vulnerabilities through EV chargers.

Does it spark joy? How to properly tidy your tech

Kaspersky Lab shares tips on spring-cleaning your tech.

New IBM mentorship program readies students for a tech-powered future

Bridging the local skill gap with new mentorship program.

The four skills you need to be ready for the digital...

Future-proofing your career with online learning platform SpeedyCourse.

Data is the new oil. Here’s how to keep yours secure

BPI data security head explains the best ways to secure your data.

Sparktionary: Data Scientist

General Manager (APAC) for ASG Technologies Praveen Kumar explains what a data scientist is and breaks down the business imperative of citizen data scientists.

The key to future-proofing your job? Study gov’t regulations.

Across various industries, today’s business leaders are those who can best adopt and adapt to the latest in technological advancements. But with the plethora...

The drivers of change in global logistics

As an industry mostly concerned with speed, global logistics, which comprises of a wide range of business from container shipping, courier companies, port operators,...

A new era of shopping

Shopping malls all over the globe are constantly evolving in response to a number of global trends coming together at the same time. Malls,...

What a retail store should be in an omnichannel world

In an omnichannel world, according to Fractal Analytics, which provides analytics solutions to some Fortune 500 companies, retailers are ought to be a combination...

Transportify continues opening affordable provincial routes

Transportify, Manila’s largest app-based logistics platform, expand their services to even more provincial cities to support the growing economy and requests from its customers,...

Why you should probably be wary of “free” public WiFi

BPI’s John B. Paz on why security should come before convenience.

BSP to require banks to report glitches within two hours

BANKS and other financial firms will soon be required to report cyber attacks and similar technology-related glitches within two hours, following the approval of new rules by the central bank.