November 13, 2019

Tag: IDC Philippines

Union Bank Wins Top Prize in 2019 IDC DXa

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — UNION Bank of the Philippines (Union Bank) is the Digital Transformer for Philippines of the IDC Digital Transformation Awards (DXa) 2019. That’s the top prize. Actually, Union Bank is a winner twice, as it also bagged the Operating Model […]

Bad News: 44% of Filipinos Do Not Trust Digital Services — Report

Media Release: DESPITE the boom of digital services in the Philippines, a recent study from Microsoft and IDC Asia Pacific, Understanding Consumer Trust in Digital Services in Asia Pacific, revealed that only less than half (44%) of consumers in the Philippines believed that their personal data will be treated in a trustworthy manner by organizations […]

PHL Gears Up for ‘Future of Work’ with Nat’l Policy Breakthroughs

​Media Release: MANILA — IDC believes that the recent passing of the Alternative Work Arrangement bill through the Senate of the Philippines is an important incremental step for the welfare of Filipino workers and for the development of the country’s digital economy. The adoption of new technologies such as 5G, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality/Virtual […]

2018 Global Spending in Telecom, Pay TV Services, US$1.6 B

​Media Release: FRAMINGHAM, Massachusetts – Worldwide spending on telecom services and pay TV services totaled $1,615 billion in 2018, an increase of 0.8% year over year, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Telecom Services Database. IDC expects for the worldwide spending on Telecom and Pay TV services to reach $1,657 billion in 2023. […]

DICT’s Tech4ED Finalist in IDC Smart City Asia/Pacific Awards 2019

Media Release: MANILA — IDC Government Insights Asia/Pacific has announced that Department of Information and Communications Technology’s (DICT) Tech4ED Program has been chosen as one of the finalists in the annual IDC Smart City Asia/Pacific Awards (SCAPA) 2019 under the category of Education. Tech4ED formerly meant Technology for Education, which was started by the defunct […]

China’s Huawei Technologies Takes Down America’s Apple Inc. at No. 2 Spot

INTERNATIONAL Data Corporation (IDC) on April 30 noted the shuffling of the rankings among the world’s Top 5 smartphone makers/vendors. While South Korea’s technology titan Samsung Electronics has barely remained at the No. 1 spot, though experiencing a decline in shipments of units in first quarter 2019 (1Q19), the No. 2 spot down to No. […]

Filipino firms need to scale investments on AI to catch APAC

NO question about it. Philippine business firms know the huge impact of artificial intelligence (AI) in “driving productivity, driving innovation, and driving higher margins.” But, and a big “but” is haunting Filipino companies, as far as investment in AI is concerned. On March 21 at Okada Manila in Parañaque City, Metro Manila, Microsoft Philippines and […]

Microsoft’s Future-Ready Business Conference in photographs

(SDN) — Various emerging technologies in the digital era have been impacting lives across the world. Whether every day life, business, public and private sector, other organizations, you name it, technology can no longer be ignored. Of the emerging technologies, artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming more ubiquitous; its use is multiplying. AI, however, can hardly […]