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Week in Review: Are our public schools failing?
Many students from national schools lack the proper foundation and right attitude to succeed, and government intervention that costs many millions ends up being unappreciated and wasted, writes Karamjit Singh.
Disrupt: Outsourcing in Malaysia still in ‘slave-master’ mindset
Malaysia is in danger of missing the outsourcing boat, if it hasn’t already, because it is still stuck in the ‘slave-master’ model which defined the early stage of the industry, an expert said at the DNA-TeAM Disrupt panel discussion.
Outsourcing #Fail: Will Disrupt have the answers?
Today’s DNA-TeAM Disrupt on 'Outsourcing: Has Malaysia Missed the Wave?' will attempt to explore some of the reasons for the sector failing to hit its potential.
Disrupt: ‘It’s hard to raise money in Malaysia’
The start-up space is recognized as amongst the most vibrant sectors in the country’s technology ecosystem, yet it is still very hard for entrepreneurs to raise money in Malaysia, panelists at the DNA-TeAM Disrupt session said.
Filling up white spaces
Providing solutions to companies rather than people is hardly a glamorous undertaking, but there is a white space there worth exploring, writes Gabey Goh.
Push comes to shove, PUsh will fail
Karamjit Singh lists a multitude of reasons why the RM80-million government initiative to create three competitive bumi ICT companies will not work.
Third panelist joins Disrupt discussion on creative talents
With Disrupt#3 only hours away at 5.30pm today, Digital News Asia is pleased to announce Hasnul Hadi Samsudin as the third panelist in our discussion titled “Creative Content: Does Malaysia have talent? Is that enough to create success stories?”
Disrupt #3: Malaysia’s got creative talent, but is that enough?
The third of the monthly DNA-TeAM Disrupt series of sharing and networking events, on Nov 20, is on digital content. Specifically, our panelists are going to share their thoughts on the topic "Creative Content: Does Malaysia have talent? Is that talent enough to create success stories?” The panelists include Leon Tan of 'War of The Worlds: Goliath' fame and Chun Chong Leong, who has worked with Electronic Arts in Los Angeles and Shanghai, and headed Disney Interactive’s studio in Shanghai.
The failure of ‘trickle-down’ policies
The nonsensical method of ‘government knows best’ policy-making has to end. It is about time they did what is right and formulate policies that will actually help the industry to really grow and succeed based on ‘bottoms-up’ policy making, argues Dr V. Sivapalan.
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