Learning Log 6: Competence, Accountability & Indicators

The last topic that we discussed is about competence as a prelude to the creation of our final paper. Competence is the specified level of requirement to qualify for a particular role. There are a lot of job postings that show the competence level that the ideal candidate should have. However, sometimes the motivation of … Continue reading Learning Log 6: Competence, Accountability & Indicators

Learning Log 5: Tacit to Explicit Knowledge

One of my important realizations in Human Capital is that there are things that you do at work that matter a lot in a company. Unfortunately, the company neither notices it nor gives value/invest on it. That's why it's essential to classify tacit (implied) knowledge that contribute to the human capital of the organization. I … Continue reading Learning Log 5: Tacit to Explicit Knowledge

Learning Log 4: Human Capital Case Studies

The Case Studies in Human Capital Management are very interesting because these really are happening in the real world. Unfortunately, the issues are not discussed in the corporate world because it's quite taboo or sensitive. The usual cases that we encounter in Human Capital are: 1. office politics; 2. unfair promotion; 3. too much expectation; … Continue reading Learning Log 4: Human Capital Case Studies

Competitive Intelligence & Ethics

For the past meetings in business intelligence, one important thing I learned is to ask the right questions. Companies need to be able to ask the right questions to cope up with the market and provide a sustainable product or service. However, a lot of ethical issues arise from doing competitive intelligence. For instance, is … Continue reading Competitive Intelligence & Ethics

Learning Log 3: Leading the Knowledge Organization

Currently, I'm in a technical role in our organization and I don't plan to take any leadership posts soon. I'm actually trying to learn the different aspects of the information security domain and after experiencing these different roles, it will help me lead a team someday. The discussion in class was actually a wake up … Continue reading Learning Log 3: Leading the Knowledge Organization

Learning Log 6 – Earl’s Multiple Methodology and CSF

The final stretch of the course talked about Earl’s Multiple Methodology (1980) and how it can be applied in the real world in determining the Critical Success Factors (CSF). The goal of Earl's Methodology is to be able to align the business goals to the IT/IS needs or plans. This will be able to maximize … Continue reading Learning Log 6 – Earl’s Multiple Methodology and CSF

Learning Log 5: The Five Authors

In this activity, each of the students was tasked to look for 5 authors (can be fictional or non-fictional) and research on the lessons regarding strategic management. I have chosen the following authors and works: The Prince (Niccolo Machiavelli) Atlas Shrugged (Ayn Rand) The Wealth of Nations (Adam Smith) The Greatest Salesman in the World … Continue reading Learning Log 5: The Five Authors

A Primer on Ethical Hacking & Information Security for Senior High

In partnership with the Admissions and Marketing office of Asia Pacific College (APC), I was invited to give a short talk on Information Security education to incoming Senior High students. Students from different schools attended the seminar. Slides used in the seminar can be downloaded here: A Primer on Ethical Hacking & Information Security