CDS: Collaborating Data teams = Success

Phitopolis and Codewilling Data Teams Collaboration Phitopolis and Codewilling Core Data Services (CDS) teams have weekly collaboration meetings to ensure that both teams stay true and on track to its commitments and deliverables. This is also a useful formal checkpoint beyond the daily interactions between the staff at both companies. These weekly meetings, also termed […]

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Brown Bag Sessions: We Speak, We Learn

What is a Brown Bag Session? Brown Bag Session is a different term for Lunch and Learn, it is an informal meeting wherein the participants gather to share their experiences and knowledge about certain topics that they want to cover with the group. This is usually associated with the participants bringing lunch in a paper […]

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Overcoming the Challenges of Remote Working

Mid-March 2020, in order to look after each employees’ physical and mental well being, Phitopolis rolled out remote working options for all. For a young company that hasn’t enabled work from home before, this scenario is like a trial by fire for all teams, including stakeholders. It’s been three months and the team’s velocity is […]

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Partnering For Success

The year 2020 started with an exciting new partnership for Phitopolis as we hosted 3 Masters students from Ateneo de Manila University completing their Masters program in Applied Mathematics with a specialization in Mathematical Finance. This partnership was part of their program’s Capstone Project which aimed to give the students an opportunity to gain real-world […]

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Pandemic Response 2020

BCP to Quarantine – dealing with “new normals” When we started this company we deliberately chose a premium office space with which to attract top talent and make a statement about the culture and ethos of Phitopolis. We all enjoyed those first months working in a collaborative environment which definitely helped forge the early bonds […]

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2019 Year-End Celebration

We were delighted to welcome our distinguished guests from Quantbot to our Holiday Party. Paul White, Ashar Mahoob, Johnson Wu, and Bala Ganendra had a taste of Filipino hospitality as we enjoyed an evening of bonding with plenty of food, beverages, and karaoke.

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