digital economy

Week in Review: Is the Malaysian government against innovation and disruption?
 Karamjit Singh ponders on the question of where the Malaysian government stands when it comes to innovation and disruptive business models.
Spectre of digitalisation looms large over APAC employees
More than 40% of employees believe they lack the right skills to compete in the digital economy.
Clarion call for mentors sparks Digerati50 networking session
The connectedness in the Malaysian digital ecosystem  is still very much siloed and is government or agency led. There must be a way to bridge all SMEs, professionals and investors.  
Two in five Malaysians fear losing their jobs in the digital economy
Forty-three percent of Malaysian employees see digitalisation as a threat to their jobs.
Right to internet access to drive digital economy, GDP: IDC
The limitation of internet connectivity is one of the key factors to the slow progress towards vision 2020.
Week in Review: Let’s not put Alibaba on a pedestal
Alibaba’s initiatives into Malaysia should be judged on the positive impact they have on businesses and not on its rhetoric.
Fixed broadband prices to drop by 25%
Minister of Communications and Multimedia Gobind Singh Deo says prices will drop by year-end.
Building a digital economy: ‘Technology is the least of our concerns’
Are people an impediment to digital transformation? Panellists share insights for employees to think about.
Week in Review: New Malaysian Communications and Multimedia minister needs to get on accelerated learning curve
Driving Malaysia’s Digital Economy forward will fall under Gobind Singh Deo’s portfolio Has to drive all parties hard to ensure Malaysia has world class telco and digital infrastructure   MALAYSIA’s peaceful transition of power from an incumbent party that had ruled the country since independence in 1957 to its defeat in the 9 May election, the 14th in the country’s history is still making global headlines.
Swingvy raises Series A bridge round as it expands into insurtech
Malaysian based SaaS startup, Swingvy, raises an undisclosed new funding round as it expands into insurance from its HR offerings.
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