Author: Goh Thean Eu

Analytics a proven edge, but more can be done: CIOs
Although companies and organisations are already using analytics – some to such an extent that they can use weather patterns to help improve customers’ overall Internet experience – chief information officers (CIOs) in Malaysia believe more can be done to harness its full potential.
Enterprise Architecture adoption remains low, CIOs lament
While many CIOs understand the importance of having some form of an Enterprise Architecture framework in their organisation, the adoption level remains low, according to panellists at the CIO Leaders Summit in KL.
MyEG on why it’s not in the Cradle Seed Ventures Fund
For those wondering why e-government services provider MyEG Services Bhd is not involved in the Cradle Seed Ventures Fund, it’s because its cofounder Wong Thean Soon (aka TS Wong) has a new game plan for investing in startups: He wants MyEG to have more control.
Astro scores home run with home shopping e-commerce venture
Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd claimed it is seeing good momentum for its recently-launched home shopping and e-commerce business, Astro GS Shop Sdn Bhd.
Astro unfazed by emergence of new VOD and OTT rivals
Pay-TV operator Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd is confident that the emergence of new over-the-top video-on-demand players will not hurt its market dominance or have an impact on its revenue.
Veeam CEO confident of taking on ‘older, slower’ rivals
For Veeam Software cofounder and CEO Ratmir Timashev, being a new player in the virtualisation space means it can, without legacy technology weighing it down, develop solutions that meet today’s business requirement.
Telco Deep Dive: How Malaysia’s industry fared in Q1 2015
Continuing our Telco Deep Dive series, Goh Thean Eu looks at the leadership changes in Malaysia’s mobile space, with jostling over prepaid and postpaid customers, even as SMS revenue plunged.
OSKVI’s game-plan for its first Malaysian startup investments
OSK Ventures International Bhd has made its first-ever investments into Malaysian startups, and it intends to bring more than just money to the table, reports Goh Thean Eu.
Cradle out to plug deals outflow with seed venture initiative
Some may see the recent launch of Cradle Seed Ventures Pte Ltd as an initiative to encourage public-private partnership on the domestic startup funding front, but the move has a much bigger agenda: To prevent, or at least to minimise, the number of good deals flowing out of Malaysia.
Telco Deep Dive: Celcom out to regain lost momentum
Continuing our Telco Deep Dive, Goh Thean Eu speaks to Celcom CEO Shazalli Ramly on his plans for 2015, after the first quarter saw the company slipping.
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