Globe Game Changer Challenge Attracts the Best and the Brightest Students
Globe Game Changer Challenge, a competition launched by the leading telecommunications company for ideas to revolutionize the Filipino digital lifestyle, attracted the best and the brightest graduating students in the country.
The completion has attracted top students from major colleges and universities that include University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University, University of San Carlos, Ateneo de Davao and De La Salle University Manila.
GGCC is a rigorous and prestigious competition to determine which top students from leading universities in the country will be able to help Globe achieve its vision of enriching the digital lifestyle of its consumers.
The GGCC competition involved around 300 outstanding students of major colleges and universities in the country including University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University, University of San Carlos, Ateneo de Davao and De La Salle University Manila. Based on their academic standing, excellence in extra-curricular activities, the 300 aspirants were then trimmed down to 25 after going through a series of interviews and workshops on innovation.
The top 25 students were then grouped into five teams and were asked to work on their big idea that would enhance Filipino digital lifestyle. Their proposals were judged by the senior leaders of Globe Telecom.
“Globe has been at the forefront of innovation and the people at Globe need to be innovative, customer-centric and this is what we envisioned to achieve through the GGCC. It’s important for us to bring a lot of new ideas, for young people to deliver disruptive, creative, innovative thinking unto the company because that is our life blood. Through the GGCC, we hope to bring the best of the best into the company,” Globe President & CEO Ernest Cu said.
The winning GGCC team is composed of Camille Calma, a BS Business Administration student from the University of the Philippines, Diliman; Greg Tolentino, a BS in Applied Economics student from the De La Salle University, Manila; Catherine Villarosa, a BS Management student from the Ateneo de Manila University; Christine Chicano, a BS Business Administration student from UP Diliman; and Selynn Co, a BS Management Engineering student also from ADMU.
The winners will go to an all-expense paid trip to Singapore for an exclusive immersion in the SingTel Innovation Center. They were also awarded a cash prize of P50,000 and were each given an Ipad mini. The winners will also have a chance to be part of the company’s Management Development Program Batch 2015. The Management Development Program, intended for promising young talents, aims to develop effective cross management abilities, honing their decision-making skills that will help in achieving organization goals and prepare them to take the company forward amid intense competition and increasing demand for innovation.
#Globe and #TM make #SIMRegistration Faster, Easier and safer for Filipinos
Looking to get away from text spam and fake messages? Worry no more because you can finally get a break from the digital noise and have a safer mobile experience thru the implementation of the SIM Registration Act, a law that seeks to curb misinformation and cybercrime by promoting the accountability of mobile users.
To this end, Globe and TM have made it easier and faster and more secure for customers to register their SIMs before the approaching April 26, 2023 deadline with just a few quick taps on their phones via http://new.globe.com.ph/simreg.
“Aligned with our efforts to help our customers live a rich digital life, we are in full support of the government’s aim to make the digital space safer for Filipinos by using SIM registration to protect them against digital fraud. We at Globe and TM are working to ensure that the registration process for all our customers is done efficiently, conveniently, and securely for their uninterrupted mobile experiences and to avoid SIM deactivation,” said Eric Tanbauco, Head of Mobile Prepaid Business.
Customers can register their SIMs through these simple steps:
- Open http://new.globe.com.ph/simreg
- Fill out the form and upload a valid ID and selfie
- Secure a copy of your reference number
By registering their Globe or TM SIM card, customers not only give themselves an extra layer of protection against cybercrime but also access to a wide range of unique experiences and customized perks and rewards to bring more fun and excitement to their daily lives.
Register your Globe or TM SIM today! Visit http://new.globe.com.ph/simreg to know more.
BTS PH Army Pearls Donates Globe Rewards points to Hapag Movement in celebration of #Hobiuary
BTS PH Army Pearls and Globe Rewards came together for a good cause in celebration of J-Hope’s birthday in February. The energetic and mood-maker rapper of Bangtan turned 29 last February 18, prompting his fandom to make “Hobiuary”— or the fandom’s new term for the month of February— more meaningful by helping those suffering from involuntary hunger through the Hapag Movement.
In this partnership, the BTS Filipino fan base pooled their Globe Rewards points to donate to the Hapag Movement. Hapag Movement is Globe’s banner program that aims to address hunger alleviation and help create sustainable livelihood opportunities for underserved Filipinos. The program is mobilized through Ayala Foundation, Caritas Philippines, Tzu Chi Foundation, and World Vision Philippines.
“We have witnessed J-Hope’s growth as a genius artist. He continues to learn and challenge himself, and we couldn’t be any prouder of him. That’s why this Hobiuary, we’re celebrating his birthday by giving back to the community,” she said.
Mirza Ann Barcenilla, Head and Founder of BTS Army PH Pearls, shared how the group’s love for J-Hope moved them to support the Hapag Movement.
“This is a continued commitment from Globe to deeply engage our dear customers with their passion while doing a Globe of Good through Hapag Movement,” said Mike Magpily, Head of Marketing Strategy at Globe.
Fans came together on March 3 to 5 at the Trinoma Activity Center as a way for them to create a meaningful send off for the idol as he recently announced his enlistment.
A turnover ceremony was held at the end of the event, where a cheque from BTS PH Army Pearls under the Hobiuary fandom project was donated to the Hapag Movement.
The donation period ran until March 5, 2023, with members of BTS PH Army Pearls able to donate their Globe Rewards points for as low as one point. Each point is equivalent to one peso.
The Hapag Movement is Globe’s unified fight against hunger that leverages digital platforms to encourage everyone to help–from individuals to multi-sectoral partners. The movement provides beneficiaries with supplemental feeding and livelihood training. These include technical and vocational training, upcycling programs for mothers, job placement initiatives for college scholars, capacity-building initiatives, and self-sufficiency programs.
Donations to the Hapag Movement may be coursed through the GlobeOne app, GCash or via credit card.
Learn more about the Hapag Movement via https://www.globe.com.ph/about-us/sustainability/globe-of-good.html.
#Globe & #Yondu Fortifies Cybersecurity Through Security Ops Center
As part of the company’s steadfast commitment to protecting enterprises against constantly evolving security threats, Globe Business and its managed ICT services partner, Yondu, have officially launched a dedicated state-of-the-art Security Operations Center (SOC) last February 23 at Taguig City.
The advanced technology and secure operations of this local SOC provides fortified cyber intelligence, enhancing the management and maintenance of a large number of controls for clients who partner with Globe Business for their cybersecurity needs.
“Since cybersecurity demands significant resources and manpower to ensure its effectiveness, we established a world-class local SOC to better safeguard valuable assets and sensitive data of our enterprise clients,” Francisco “Cocoy” Claravall, Vice President for Partner Ecosystem for Globe Business, Enterprise Group, said. “Through our SOC, we offer enterprises the peace of mind they need to allow them to focus on higher-value activities.”
Among the things that Claravall highlighted in the launch were the different Globe Business Solutions within the SOC’s remote incident response and threat engagement operations that clients can avail of, such as:
● Managed Detection & Response (MDR) Solutions
● Incident Management Retainer (IMR) Solutions
● Managed Web Security Application Services (MWSAS)
● Managed Vulnerability Scanning Services (MVSS)
The local SOC’s 24x7x365 remote support makes these solutions more robust, effective, efficient, and reliable to secure enterprise assets and data.
The SOC has achieved an ISO 27001 Certification, which demonstrates the company’s capability to deliver exceptional security measures to its clients. This certification is an internationally recognized security management standard that structures how businesses should manage risk associated with information security threats; including policies, procedures, and staff training.
Guada Teresa Dela Cruz, Head for Enterprise Solutions and SOC of Yondu Inc., highlights the company’s commitment to delivering top-tier cybersecurity solutions.
“For over 20 years, Yondu has been committed to providing holistic, first-rate technological experiences to all its stakeholders,” Dela Cruz remarked after the awarding of the ISO 27001 Certificate. “This certification serves as proof that we have, yet again, reached new heights in our efforts to implement internationally-recognized best practices. By integrating international standards into our systems, our clients and other stakeholders are assured that their safety, security, and business continuity are our utmost priorities.”
Learn more about how your company can benefit from Globe Business Cybersecurity Solutions here globe.com.ph/business/enterprise/cybersecurity.html or contact your Globe Business Account Manager today.
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