Author: Edwin Yapp

The coming of BYOD and its challenges
While the bring your own device (BYOD) phenomenon is beginning to gain traction in the enterprise world, several impediments still stand in the way of the trend becoming a mainstream adoption, say industry watchers. This is the continuation of a free story first featured on DNA yesterday. 
Evidence Act amendments, a slippery slope
Evidence Act amendments allow for wide-ranging powers to go after netizens From now on, you're guilty until proven innocent
Welcome to the new world of working
It’s cool to be able to bring your own devices to work, isn’t it? Apple iPads, Samsung Galaxy Tabs, MacBook Airs, to name a few. But are enterprises in the world ready for such a radical shift? Edwin Yapp gets the lowdown from one of the leading BYOD vendors, Citrix Systems, at the recently concluded Synergy Conference, San Francisco.
M’sian ICT salaries rise, but still lag SEA region
While Malaysia’s average information and communication technology (ICT) job salaries have increased in the past year, the country still faces a significant salary disparity when compared to countries around the region, reveals a new survey.
Making QR codes more useful
The full potential of the QR code has not been tapped and in most instances, it is only used to link users to a website URL or merely to a company's homepage. One Malaysian startup hopes to change all that.
Reflections on the state of ICT graduates
Over the past month, Digital News Asia's Edwin Yapp has interviewed a cross section of people to bring you our inaugural cover story, on the state of our information and communication technology (ICT) graduates. One of the most glaring takeaways unearthed while writing these stories was that many graduates today find it difficult to communicate, let alone pass stressful and stringent technical interviews. As a result, many employers struggle to fill positions because our ICT graduates in general aren't able to function well without this ability to communicate.
Why enterprises must embrace social media
Enterprises are still grappling with the usefulness and the impact of social media in a business context, but must nonetheless embrace this trend or risk losing out in the longer term, say industry observers.
Operators vs OTT: Learn to live and let live
Traditional fixed-line operators must learn to co-exist peacefully with their over-the-top (OTT) counterparts, especially in an increasing data-centric world.
MNCs weigh in on local ICT grads
Multinationals too have a stake in seeing the Malaysian Information and Communications Technology (ICT) graduate dilemma being resolved. Digital News Asia spoke to these three companies to get a snapshot of what they believe are the challenges surrounding hiring Malaysian graduates, and how they should be addressed.
ICT grads: Views from the ground
THERE seems to be a mismatch in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) graduates and jobs equation. Demand is high, so is the supply. And they do not seem to intersect. Digital News Asia spoke to some independent software experts and an entrepreneur in the high technology space to get their views.
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