China's Gobi Partners goes through 1,000 business proposals a month, but has a 52% hit rate – so what's the secret of its success? Goh Thean Eu attempts to find out.
Malaysia's national ICT custodian MDeC recognises that the two main challenges the country faces in its regional BDA hub ambition are talent development and the availability of open data sets.
MDeC has set a target date of 2020 to make Malaysia a regional hub for Big Data Analytics, announces the Asean Data Analytics Exchange and launches a BDA community portal.
A modern data culture takes into consideration today’s business concerns, its landscape and trends, writes Dr Dzaharudin Mansor of Microsoft Malaysia.
SAS Institute said it has appointed Marcio Dobal as its regional vice president for Asia Pacific.
Through a partnership with US-based The Data Incubator, the KL-based Centre of Applied Data Science hopes to set the benchmark for data science education in Asia.
Organisations that can analyse all relevant data and deliver actionable information can expect to achieve an extra US$65 billion in productivity benefits over their less analytically-oriented peers by 2020.
Data will be further embedded into decision-making processes across businesses and industries, writes Daniel Ng of Cloudera.
GrabTaxi has set up an R&D centre in Seattle, but said its Singapore centre will continue to be the core of its engineering activities.
HLB will be using IBM Watson’s cognitive computing capabilities to boost customer support for its 700,000 credit card customers, after it sealed a strategic partnership with IBM Malaysia.