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Forum for SWEEP Project of international NGO ASSIST gathers Philippine software industry executives
Top executives of the Philippine software industry converged for the CEO Forum of the Software Industy Excellence and Enhancement Program (SWEEP) initiative led by international NGO Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation.
The Forum served as an information-
PSIA President Mr. Noya Terrado, President-PSIA welcomed the participants and provided the goals and industry plan for the next year. Meanwhile, ASSIST Representative Karthik Subburaman provided a brief introduction on the project.
Initiated by ASSIST in partnership with PSIA and TUV Rheinland Philippines, the project aims to (1) help the IT companies become robust by adopting international standards; (2) enhance the competency and skills of IT professionals through education and training program; and (3) facilitate sharing of Best Practices between companies and professionals through Knowledge Exchange Forum.
Among the participants were top executives of HP, SQL*Wizard, Inc., Solution Resources, Xybersolutions, IT Group, Inc., CPL Philippines, Inc., Jupiter Systems, Inc., DB Soft Philippines, Inc., EXIST, Yekyio Technologies.
Parties interested in the initiative may contact Ms. Cheryl de Leon at (63) 2 4038668.
ASSIST is an international non-government organization focused on capacity-building. It seeks to promote sustainable practices to address social problems in the developing world, with focus on Asia and Africa. It takes pride in its process-oriented approach to capacity building towards social improvement and sustainable transformation. Its goal is to empower its target groups to make them resilient to the social, economic and environmental challenges.
It is presently based in Makati City, but also has operations in India and Vietnam and manages projects in over 10 countries. Through its Partner to Progress philosophy, it has successfully implemented such projects in collaboration with the European Union, United Nation Environment Program (UNEP), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), USAID, International Finance Corporation (IFC), GIZ, and DEG/ KFW amongst other organizations. #
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Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) is an international NGO focused on capacity building. It seeks to promote sustainable practices to address social problems in the developing world, with focus on Asia and Africa.