Towards A Common Objective (Part 1)

Note: Mixed English and Tagalog post.

There is a post by the Admin of Pinoy Warriors.com (Feb. 5, 2007) about pooling together the talent and skills of interested members of the forum for a common objective – to be on equal footing with the Indians in the IT and internet marketing arena.

(Note: The mentioned post is not existing anymore.)

To those who don’t know, the Indians had been in the forefront of IT, outsourcing and other technology related industry for decades now. They are consistent, they never stop improving their skills both inside India or in the worldwide arena. Their private sector is a potent instrument of achievement that most other newly industrialized country could only envy. Together with China, India is a country that has bright hopes for the future.

Balik tayo dun sa thread na binanggit ko sa itaas, tungkol sa idea ni Ed Pudol (admin ng pinoywarriors). Magandang ideya yun, sa totoo lang – napakagandang ideya nun. Sana nga madali lang magkaron ng katuparan yung naiisip ni Admin. Pero, ‘di kaya mahirapan si Admin na i-organize ang kahit na anong project ang maisip nila?

Meron kayang sapat na will power, drive o hindi kaya ningas kugon lang ang maging resulta ng ano man maumpisahan nila?

Di ko sinisiraan ng loob ang mga myembro ng PinoyWarriors o ni Admin sa naisip nyang ideya, pero ang dami nang istorya (chismis lang siguro) ng mga ganitong magagandang project na naiisip tayo, paguusapan, pagkatapos kapag naisip na ang mga haharaping problema o kaya kung maisip na makaka-istorbo sa lifestyle nila yung project na inumpisahan, nawawalan na ng gana na matupad yung original na goal.

Sana kung anuman maisip ng grupo ng PinoyWarriors na project para sa grupo nila, yun lang sanang realistically feasible para sa lahat ng member ng grupo na sasali sa project. Siguro naman, kung paano lang kikita sa internet ang pagkakaisahan nila, madali-daling goal.

Marami sa kanila mga webmaster, merong mga programmer, merong din blog designer o webdesigner sa grupo. Kung magkakaisa sila para ma-outsource yung mga skills nila “as a group”, mas malaki ang tsansang meron silang maumpisahan kahit paano.

To try to beat the Indians or at least equal their accomplishments now is a tall order. They’re so far ahead of us Filipinos in so many things presently. It’ll be better if we think of emulating how they (Indians) were able to almost corner the technology outsourcing industry, than try to outdo them.

It’s a very interesting topic what Admin has started. I myself is interested in getting involved but would like to wait and see what they come up with. Since they are all based in the Philippines (at the same time zone), it’s easier for them to conference with each other. But, if I see that they’re project is worth my time, damn, I’m gonna pack and leave Canada at moments notice and be one with them.

(To be continued……Part 2 to come.)

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