Digital Malaysia

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.
Mach promotes 'third way of shopping'
Mach by Hong Leong Bank has launched a unique digital campaign called 'The Third Way of Shopping,' aimed at the Gen Y segment to promote responsible shopping.
Counterpoint: Budget 2013 treats ICT industry as a step-child
The Budget 2013 proposed by Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has no mention at all of his most recent ‘transformation program,’ Digital Malaysia – which is a hint of how highly the current administration views ICT, argues DNA executive editor A. Asohan.
For Digital Malaysia, MDeC plays role akin to Pemandu
CEO dispels notion that Digital Malaysia is an MDeC project Going with single agency lead will result in resistance from other stakeholders
Digital Malaysia should focus on ‘policies, not projects’
The Digital Malaysia masterplan to transform the nation into a fully-developed digital economy should focus on policies and not projects, said a successful dotcom entrepreneur at the DNA-TeAM Disrupt panel discussion on With Digital Malaysia, is MDeC still relevant?
Budget 2013 should look into driving Digital Malaysia aspirations
MDeC believes that Budget 2013 will continue the momentum of Budget 2012’s focus on innovation by pushing a more pervasive adoption of ICT and digital technologies at all levels of society … and has some suggestions for the Malaysian Government.
Cruising speed nowhere near enough
The contribution of SMEs to Malaysia's GDP rose from 29.5% in 2005 to 32.5 in 2011. If Malaysia dares to dream of being a developed nation by 2020, the contribution of SMEs to GDP has to touch at least 40% -- which is SME Corp's task, says its CEO.  
SME Corp launches first Digital Malaysia EPP
It is probably the first of the much anticipated Digital Malaysia slew of entry point projects (EPPs) to be go live. As of Sept 1, 2012 SME Corporation Malaysia has quietly launched the Enabling ePayment for SMEs and Micro Enterprises EPP under Digital Malaysia.
TeAM and DNA out to ‘Disrupt’ the ecosystem
The Technopreneurs Association of Malaysia (TeAM) is reviving its monthly learning, growing and sharing get-togethers, this time in association with newly-launched technology news portal Digital News Asia (DNA), this time rebranded as the DNA-TeAM Disrupt series.
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