Digital Malaysia

New portal to spur gender diversity in Malaysian workforce
The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development and TalentCorp have launched a new portal to create greater awareness of gender diversity and inclusion in the workforce
Bob Chua’s RM60mil big data bet
Undeterred by the lack of success of his AIM-listed company Pulse Group, Bob Chua took it private last October, and is now eyeing the big data market.
Crowdsourcing off to good start in Malaysia, challenges remain
Crowdsourcing under the Digital Malaysia initiative may have got off to a good start, but challenges remain, according to the head of national ICT custodian the Multimedia Development Corp (MDeC).
Digital Malaysia’s Pokok platform to help underprivileged
MDeC has announced a new Digital Malaysia initiative to harness and coordinate greater private sector contribution in community and social development targeted at the B40 group, the lowest 40% of the Malaysian population in terms of household income.
Cyber-war: Time for our agencies to step up
In the wake of reports of cyber-warfare raging between Malaysian and Filipino hackers, it is high time for the various agencies we have in Malaysia to get together and prepare a proper national cyber-security plan, argues A. Asohan.
Week in Review: Data centers, unsung heroes and digital economy drivers
If there was one take-away from the Second International Datacentres Malaysia Summit in Kuala Lumpur earlier this week, it’s that the data center industry gets no love, despite being the lynchpin of the digital economy, writes A. Asohan.
E-payment industry set to grow in Asean, says GHL
Payment systems provider GHL Systems Bhd believes that industry throughout Asean will experience above-average growth over the next two to three years as a result of developments in technology.
Intel appointed advisor to Digital Malaysia embedded systems EPP
MDeC has appointed Intel Malaysia technical advisor to the ‘Grow the Embedded Systems Industry’ Project (Embedded Project), one of eight projects identified for the first wave of the Digital Malaysia program.
Malaysian Govt website and portal ratings see a drop
The Malaysia Government Portals and Websites Assessment (MGPWA) 2012 report saw a drop in the number of such sites with five- and four-star ratings, despite public services delivery improvement being a key part of the administration’s transformation program.
BT expands in Malaysia with global shared service facility
BT and the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) have announced that the former will establish a global shared service facility based in the Bangsar South section of Kuala Lumpur in early 2013, as part of BT’s recently announced investment into the Asia Pacific region and in line with its geographical diversification plan.
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