Makati Shangri-La Hotel, Makati City
October 14, 2014

As he graced the 2014 International IT-BPM Summit (IIS) held at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel in Makati City, President Benigno S. Aquino III proudly stated that the IT-BPM in the Philippines can continue to be a platform to show the world that the Filipino works is world class.

As he explained, the information technology and business process management (IT-BPM) industry has been successful in the Philippines and said that the government aims to help the sector continue to grow and empower the Filipino people. Thus, the competence of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has been continuously enhanced. His administration, he said, has provided more than 1.3 billion pesos for the Training for Work Scholarship Program for the IT-BPM sector which produced more than 65,000 graduates. Moreover, 125 million pesos was allocated for the Service Management Program of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and has trained 545 instructors to teach subjects for the program.

President Aquino said, “The story of the IT-BPM industry in the Philippines is one of hard work, Ingenuity and success. I am confident that in the future], countries around the world will be looking to the Philippine example to see how we managed to achieve such striking success and become a global industry leader in only a number of years.”

The 6th IIS is being participated by IT-BPM stakeholders from around the globe. Formerly known as the International Outsourcing Summit, this serves as a venue for the stakeholders to learn new insights and network with international industry leaders and experts.

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