Monday, April 4, 2016

Davao City cited as Center of Excellence for ICT-BPO Management Operation

DAVAO CITY, April 4 (PIA) The Information-Communication Technology-Davao, a nongovernment organization turned over to the city government today the Center for Excellence Award for Information Technology-Business Process Management operations.

Atty. Sam Matunog, chair of the ICT-Davao City said the city earned the award as it excels in ICT-Business Process Outsourcing.

He said the award was given by the Department of Science and Technology in partnership with Information Technology Business Process Management Association of the Philippines based on the survey conducted in the country yearly on next wave cities.

“Davao City is now recognized internationally as center of excellence for ICT Business Management operation,” Matunog said.

He said the award implies that Davao City will no longer be included in the ranking of ICT-BPO next year as it consequently enjoys being the center of excellence.

Matunog said that in the past the cities of Cebu, Iloilo and Bacolod were classified as center of excellence and now it is earned by Davao City.

“Our ICT workers in either the corporate side or homebased side stand at 35,000 and are expected to double its number three days or less,” he said.

Ivan Cortez, chief of the City Investment Promotion Center said that the information-communicator technology is leading in job-generation activities having raked the biggest number of workers at 35,000.  (PIA 11-Joey Sem G. Dalumpines)

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