The Philippines’ information technology and business process outsourcing (IT-BPO) industry is a driving force in the country’s economy. After having been booming for years, it is still expanding in different key cities. Thanks to its highly diversified and competitive offer, the sector is one of the most dynamic in the Philippines.
While the journey of acclimatizing to a culturally different business ecosystem is not without its challenges, the Dutch startup Saleduck has successfully launched its operations in Malaysia with an eye on regional expansion. Here are some tips on their journey with a focus on the aspect of human resources.
Since 31 December 2015, the ten ASEAN member countries have officially launched the long awaited ASEAN Economic Community. With this important milestone, Southeast Asia sets its eyes towards new heights of development and a more integrated region that will gain in global competitiveness.
Often considered to hamper traditional stores, the development of e-commerce can sometimes actually reinforce them. This infographic summarizes how online and offline commerce grow together in Singapore, pushing shops and malls to provide an enhanced, “omnichannel” experience to consumers.
The coupon and promotions company Flipit has recently entered the Singaporean, Malaysian and Indonesian markets. With a growing footprint in ASEAN, they share some insights on e-commerce and m-commerce in the region from a European perspective, highlighting particularities and local innovations in ASEAN markets.
In its second year of existence, ASEAN UP sticks to its purpose with the recent publication of a 200th resource for business in Southeast Asia. Aiming at becoming the platform for business of Southeast Asia, we would like to sum up what’s been done, what’s coming next and, maybe, also welcome your ideas.
With the coming of the month of April, ASEAN UP just reaches its first birthday! Its modest yet encouraging success until now let us be hopeful for the future. It is a good time to review the work accomplished and perspectives for future with the upcoming ASEAN Economic Community.
2015 will be a critical year for ASEAN as the ASEAN Economic Community will officially be launched by 31 December 2015. Much has been accomplished towards the achievement of this milestone, but people and businesses still need to embody and benefit from the ASEAN community.
ASEAN UP recently published its 100th resources for business in Southeast Asia! As the project continues to unfold into a (hopefully!) useful platform for businesses and professionals of ASEAN, we would like to take some time to share some views about business in ASEAN and the ASEAN UP project.
ASEAN UP has recently grown beyond its first 1000 followers on Twitter. Though we do not take pride in the number itself, we try today to consolidate our community by giving back some exposure to those we deem most helpful and influential for business in ASEAN. We hope it can contribute to their influence and help other Twitter users to find …