Cheah Kok Hoong

Week in Review: Pikom is right, Malaysia needs to buck up
Great broadband quality is a factor among investors, and governments in South-East Asia just have to deliver and not complain about being unfairly compared against Singapore, says DNA founder Karamjit Singh.
Pikom: Malaysians do NOT prefer slower broadband
The National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom) became just the latest to question a minister’s assertion that Malaysians ‘prefer’ slower broadband speeds, arguing that whatever government officials may say, the country's broadband infrastructure plays an integral role in attracting foreign investments.
What’s Next: Think about zero, or become irrelevant
Traditional companies need to urgently reinvent their business models by adopting the ‘Innovate to Zero’ concept or risk becoming irrelevant in the market, Frost & Sullivan senior partner Manoj Menon told the What’s Next conference in Cyberjaya.
Pikom to propose special Asean Economic Community task force for ICT
The National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom) will propose that the Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organisation (Asocio) set up a task force to address common policy matters related to ICT and the Asean Economic Community (AEC).
Malaysian ICT spending to recover after September
The strong greenback and the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from April 1 have hurt demand for ICT goods and services in the country, but the National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom) expects renewed spending in the fourth quarter of this year.
ICT salaries rising, growing disparity with management however
The salaries of ICT professionals in Malaysia, including for fresh grads, is set to grow, but there is a growing disparity between the salaries of lower- and higher-ranked staff.
2015 MSC Malaysia APICTA awards open for nominations
The National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom) is calling for submissions for the 2015 MSC Malaysia Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) Awards slated for October.
Hitachi Sunway launches new data centre, Recovery-as-a-Service offering
Hitachi Sunway Information Systems Sdn Bhd has unveiled a 5,000 sq ft data centre facility located at The Pinnacle Sunway, and also announced a Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS) solution under its data centre business.
GST to cause 30% plunge in ICT sales: Pikom
The National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom) expects to see an adverse effect on hardware, software and service offerings revenue in the first six months after the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is rolled out on April 1.
PIE in your face: Pikom launches its own app
The National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom) has launched a mobile app called Pikom Industry Engagement (PIE), aimed at connecting ICT firms and professionals across the industry.
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