UnionBank was once again the hands-down winner of the Best Digital Bank – Philippines award at the Asiamoney Best Bank Awards 2019 held in Singapore last September 25, securing the highly coveted recognition for the third year in a row.
UnionBank awarded seven of its partners for their outstanding contribution to the bank’s digital transformation in an event dubbed as “Partners Appreciation Night” held last August 2, 2019. The partners awarded were IBM, Deloitte, Via Appia, Trends & Technologies, SMS GT, Digivation and Questronix.
UnionBank marked another trailblazing milestone in promoting inclusive prosperity through blockchain technology by being the first bank in the Philippines to implement a stablecoin use case on July 25. PHX, the UnionBank-developed peso stablecoin, was implemented on the i2i platform which connects rural banks to one another and to UnionBank.
“Our organization is slowly embracing the digital mindset, and to reiterate, it is not focused on technology adoption alone. Design thinking is an enabler to apply this digital mindset and is important as we usher in the digital transformation and pivot towards more agile ways of working.”
The buzz around design thinking has only gotten louder, but what is it really? In this series, we talk to Richs Onipon, our AVP for Transformation and Delivery and in-house design thinking expert, to learn more about design thinking and its impact on the organization.
UnionBank’s PlayEveryday card is the first gamified card program in the country that is designed for millennials. The revolutionary product presents a series of “adulting” challenges that make banking a fun, easy, and rewarding experience.
UnionBank, the country’s best digital bank, bagged five of The Asset Triple A Digital Awards 2018. Its latest slew of recognitions from The Asset, dubbed the financial magazine for Asia’s decision-makers, further validates UnionBank’s visionary and industry-leading digital transformation.
Customers can now enjoy PERA HUB services at the comfort of their own homes. PERA HUB’s remittance and e-loading services are now made easier, safer, and more accessible with the new updates on the PERA HUB App and Visa Prepaid Card launched earlier this year.
At the 3rd Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF), the global fintech community’s biggest event, UnionBank launched its game-changing ‘TechUp Pilipinas’ initiative that aims to level the playing field, particularly, for 52.8 million unbanked Filipinos.
The Philippines’ digital community, seen as an emerging growth sector, got a significant and innovative boost with the staging of the Aboitiz Group’s Decode Tomorrow: An Aboitiz Future Challenge. Held from November 10 to 11, gathered 800 professionals, start-ups, freelancers, and college students to a 24-hour hackathon to come up with solutions for business- and community-oriented challenges specific to Aboitiz business units.
UnionBank was recently honored anew by London-based International Banker, considered by many as the Bible of finance professionals around the world. The Bank was cited for its innovation and leadership as published in its Summer 2018 issue.
UnionBank joined the Amazon Web Services event called ‘AWS Siklab Pilipinas 2018’, an event that focused on large-scale technology skills training that is geared towards empowering the country’s future IT workforce.
A big part of the Aboitiz Group’s digital transformation blueprint is dedicated to and made up of people. For this reason, AEV Digital Management is creating a workshop for team members and another for our executives through a series of executive sessions, kicking off with resource speakers from Gartner.
The Aboitiz Group’s digital transformation takes another major leap forward with the launch of a.lab (Aboitiz Lab) last April 6 at the Taguig Corporate Center. The new facility is designed to be a center for innovation and to help promote collaboration and interaction in an agile work environment.
Aboitiz Equity Ventures’ Chief Digital Officer Jojo Guingao recently shared how to utilize Digital Media for Social Mobilization in the first National Information Convention, organized by the Philippine Information Agency.
It all started with AGORA just being an employee intranet portal, and it then eventually turned into our “heartland.” Inspired by social media, the goal was to make Pilmico AGORA’s instance interactive and as fun as possible.
The Aboitiz Group’s Food Strategic Business Unit takes a leapfrog into the future of doing business, leveraging the power of digital tools, nurturing an enabling culture, and providing above-par experience for its partners.
PETNET Talks, a sequel to the 1st Digital Town Hall held last May, aimed to provide a centralized communication to PETNET’s teams nationwide. Relevant updates to the company’s branch and field personnel were discussed, including recognizing the top performers.
The bank made its debut at the Manila and Makati Exchanges on June 29, 1992, 10 years after it became a commercial bank. Since then, it has steadily grown to become one of the country’s Top 10 banks today.
“#SocialNaSiPilmico” sought to educate partners at the NAC Tower on responsible social media usage through fun and engaging activities dedicated to key social media platforms Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.
Last March 14 to 15, the pioneer batch of 25 digital learners from across the various business units participated in the first ever eLearning and Storyboard workshop that aims to equip people in the area of creating content for online learning.
Taking full advantage of digitization, this year’s Feed Sales Conference integrated digital communication tools in its two-day program, representing a great step towards Pilmico’s digital transformation.