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Unilab, the largest pharmaceutical company in the Philippines, has implemented NetSuite OneWorld to help power its 21 distributors by setting them up as individual business partners.  Unilab upgraded from a 15-year-old locally developed application to a unified cloud ERP system, enabling its distributors to easily manage inventory and billing processes of around...

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) was established in 1995 with a mandate to ensure that all Filipinos have comprehensive social health insurance coverage should they need medical attention. To date, the PhilHealth covers about 92% of the Filipino population – just a little more and it has accomplished its vision of universal health coverage.  While...

Market hype and growing interest in artificial intelligence (AI) are pushing established software vendors to introduce AI into their product strategy, creating considerable confusion in the process, according to Gartner, Inc. Analysts predict that by 2020, AI technologies will be virtually pervasive in almost every new software product and service. In January 2016,...

Super 8 Retails Systems, Inc., a chain of grocery warehouse stores that provide retailers and value seekers a wide assortment of quality products at wholesale prices, partners with GenieTech and JDA.  Super 8 aims to optimize cost and create a significant boost in their warehouse operations with JDA Warehouse Management System. Founded in 2006, Super 8 Retail Systems, Inc. opened its first seven (7) outlets after it assumed the Uniwide Sale’s grocery business. Now, it has 60 branches that serve consumers and resellers in strategic...

UnionBank has selected IBM Cloud to quickly and easily build, deploy, run and manage new customer-facing apps for its growing digital customer base.  Through IBM Bluemix, IBM’s cloud platform, and IBM API Connect, the company’s complete lifecycle management solution for application programming interface (API) development, the bank plans to create new compelling...

Dowi Hosiery Mills, a manufacturer of socks and other hosiery products in the Philippines, has implemented NetSuite in September, 2014 after replacing a multitude of legacy, homegrown, custom software systems, manual processes and multiple databases to modernize and streamline key business processes.  Owner of the Darlington and Exped Socks brands, Dowi Hosiery...

LAS VEGAS — The expectations of millennials when they go to work, are the biggest disruptors of the cloud ecosystem, according to Evan Goldberg, founder of NetSuite and now Executive Vice President for Development of the Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit. In an interview with members of the Philippine media during the Oracle+NetSuite SuiteWorld conference in...

LAS VEGAS — The Philippine operations of NetSuite, now known as the Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit, will remain important to the company’s strategy amid global expansion plans. “We are opening new [development centers] ones [elsewhere] but certainly Manila will remain important to our strategy. There is no change there. We will continue to hire great people. Some of the SuiteSuccess components will be built in the Philippines,” said Evan Goldberg, Executive Vice President for Development, in an interview with members...

Phishing remains one of the most common attack vectors for hackers who exploit end-user behavior as the weakest link in a company’s cyber-defenses. Traditional online security training programs are academic, blind to the current attack landscape and disconnected from the rest of IT security management, making it burdensome for IT managers to effectively integrate...

LAS VEGAS — At the first SuiteWorld held after Oracle completed its acquisition of NetSuite in November last year,  the new Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit announced the addition of two products to its portfolio: SuitePeople, an integrated and flexible human resources system, and SuiteSuccess, a unified industry programme designed to take companies to the cloud in 100 days or fewer.  “Today we are announcing what has been missing all these 18 years: SuitePeople, the world’s most unified and flexible HR system ever built,”...