Response to Concerns Raised by the Business Chambers

Last 2019, officials of the Business Chambers in Bacolod City send me a set of questions purposely to give them and overview of my position about varipus concerns in this city. They said there will be an opportunity to meet the chambers but I submitted a formal written response even before the meeting. Sadly, no… Read More Response to Concerns Raised by the Business Chambers

MULTI-STAKEHOLDER APPROACH TO CREATING DIGITAL JOBS

By Jocelle Batapa-Sigue Submitted for the Design Thinking For Innovation Course University of Virginia Darden School of Business July 8, 2019 CHALLENGE:  Information and communications technology (ICT) have transformed economies all over the world. As early as the seventies, the Philippines business ecosystems road the wave of opportunities that came with the ICT. Government pave… Read More MULTI-STAKEHOLDER APPROACH TO CREATING DIGITAL JOBS

DESIGN THINKING METRICS FOR RECOVERY

By Jocelle Batapa-Sigue Initial Process: Identify and and empower key stakeholders to come together and ideate an initial recovery mission plan based on available resources, data, time and targets. Three major areas – HEALTH, ECONOMY and SECURITY Strenghten and Fortify Public Health Data and Delivery System to detect, isolate, treat, and trace accross all sectors… Read More DESIGN THINKING METRICS FOR RECOVERY

The Positive Lessons You Can Teach Your Children From Bartering

JUNE 3, 2020 Bacolod Barter Community – The Positive Lessons You Can Teach Your Children From BarteringIts always better to give than to receive. – Erma Calopez Barter with kindness and not with the price of your items. – Bain Elemental “One man’s garbage is another man’s treasure” – Azrael Lopez Not be Demanding for… Read More The Positive Lessons You Can Teach Your Children From Bartering

GLOBAL BARTER COMMUNITIES HANDBOOK

GLOBAL BARTER COMMUNITIES HANDBOOK By Atty. Jocelle Batapa-Sigue, Juris Doctor, Founder, Global Barter Communities (May 17, 2020) and Bacolod Barter Community (May 8, 2020) ARTICLE 1 – VISION AND MISSION Section 1. The Global Barter Communities (GBC) envisions a world where kindness is without borders and humanity is defined by the extent with which every… Read More GLOBAL BARTER COMMUNITIES HANDBOOK

Angara: Faster Growth of Digital Careers to Address Impact of COVID-19 to Employment

Over the course of the lockdown imposed in Luzon and other parts of the country, work from home has become the new normal for offices that continue to function. For many businesses and even the government service, Senator Sonny Angara sees the work from home arrangements continuing even after the lockdown is lifted or at… Read More Angara: Faster Growth of Digital Careers to Address Impact of COVID-19 to Employment

The New Normal

HIGHEST OR MAXIMUM PUBLIC HEALTH STANDARDS and GRADUAL EASING of Enhanced Community Quarantine subject to strategic general conditions: CITIZEN-CENTRIC STRATEGY 1. With strictest quarantine for all COVID-19 vulnerable sectors identified by global experts subject to valid exemptions (school, work or emergency) such as but not limited to – – Minors or persons who are deemed… Read More The New Normal