Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Philippines have edge in legal research services

India may lose out to Philippines in the field of legal research services to US-based organisations. Although the number of professionals in the Philippines in this field is only 750 versus 1,750 in India, the Philippines is expected to accommodate 10,000 professionals in 2010 compared to 7,000 in India. (Business Standard)

Sunday, October 15, 2006

ClientLogic to buy Sitel for $450 million

Nashville-based ClientLogic Corp. will triple in size with a plan to pick up its larger rival Sitel Corp. for roughly $450 million. The company has grown in recent years both in the U.S. and abroad, adding call centers in places such as Mexico and the Philippines to meet the growing demand for outsourcing. (Tennessean.com)

Saturday, October 07, 2006

Dealing with data theft

There's a recent documentary shown in India that blew the lid on data theft. The Philippines, through the Department of Trade and Industry as implementor of the E-Commerce Law, prescribed rules and regulations on the protection of personal data in an information and communication systems.

However, to properly execute, a data privacy organization that is private sector led must be formed, who will relentlessly run after abusers of data. Anyone interested?

Monday, October 02, 2006

Davao City Eyeing Saudi Investments

GOVERNMENT officials and businessmen comprising the Davao City trade mission to Saudi Arabia on November 10 to 16 are expected to woo Saudi investors to the city’s Business Process Outsourcing sector. (The Saudi Gazette)