PLDT ALPHA Enterprise, together with leading market research, analysis, and advisory firm IDC, once again hosted the Philippine ICT Leadership Convention themed “Digital Now”, that was held last June 20-21, 2016 at the Marriott Grand Ballroom.
PLDT executives and partners open the technology exhibit at the 2016 Philippine ICT Leadership Convention Press Conference
This two-day affair gathers the region’s leading business figures and technology experts who will share valuable insights on leveraging the Third Platform of disruptive technologies (Social, Mobility, Analytics, Cloud, and Security) towards enterprise domination in the digital era.
Philippine companies get a chance this week to take a hard look at how digital technologies are changing the rules of the game for their businesses at the 2016 Philippine ICT Leadership Convention.
(L-R): ePLDT Chief Operating Officer Nerisse Ramos, PLDT Executive Vice President and ePLDT CEO Eric R. Alberto, PLDT ALPHA First Vice President and Head Jovy Hernandez, IDC Asia Pacific Managing Director Dr. Christopher Holmes, and Cisco Philippines Country Manager Louie Castaneda.
The convention was attended by top level executives, business leaders, and decision makers from the country’s leading enterprises across various industries. Presented in association with premier global market intelligence provider IDC, the convention will provide these business leaders with in-depth information on the future of the digital enterprise and the breakthrough technologies that will prominently figure in their business roadmap.
“Today, going digital is no longer just an option for enterprises and organizations. The Philippine ICT Leadership Convention will highlight the strategic challenges and opportunities that digital technologies present to Philippine companies,” said PLDT Chairman and CEO Manuel V. Pangilinan.
Voyager Innovations Booth
Aside from presentations by industry leaders and technology experts, the 2-day convention guests was able to experience various digital technologies within the enterprise environment through workshops, exhibits, and plenary discussions.
Eric R. Alberto trying the VR Gear
“The advent of new digital platforms has introduced disruptive technologies that are changing the way enterprises are interacting with consumers and the digital world. Through the convention, PLDT, along with industry leaders, will provide our insights to serve as a knowledge base for enterprises, enable them to take advantage of these disruptive technologies, and promote growth in their businesses,” said PLDT Executive Vice President and ePLDT CEO Eric R. Alberto.
Attendees was able to choose breakout workshops focused on specific technology tracks that include;
- Data Center and Cloud
- Big Data and Analytics
- M2M and Internet of Things
- Digital Engagement,
- Cyber security
- Unified Communications and Collaboration.
These topics, designed to provide a holistic approach to the benefits of technology tracks to enterprises, will enable participants to better understand the solutions that are at their disposal, and how these can significantly impact their businesses.