Aptikom and VMWare bringing virtualisation and cloud to universities
Aptikom joins forces with VMWare Indonesia to bring the VMWare IT Academy Programme to teachers and lecturers in 99 universities across Indonesia.
Malaysia’s ICT salary growth at its lowest rate in 8yrs
Salaries for ICT professionals in Malaysia are expected to rise, but at a slower-than-expected rate, according to the National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom).
Singapore moves to solve ICT talent crunch
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) and New York-headquartered education startup General Assembly (GA) have announced a partnership to offer what they describe as a “career accelerator” into the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry.
Outsourcing M’sia to local players: Go regional, or drown in the AEC
Malaysian global business services (GBS) players need to start venturing outside the country and look at partnerships with other companies in South-East Asia urgently, or risk losing out when the Asean Economic Community (AEC) comes into being.
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.
A life in data, a handbook for data scientists
The four-man team of Max Song, William Chen, Carl Shan and Henry Wang have published The Data Science Handbook, a compilation of indepth interviews with 25 data scientists who share their insights, stories, and advice. Gabey Goh has the story.
IBM technologies to be embedded in Sunway University’s ICT courses
IBM Malaysia and Sunway University have announced a collaboration that will see IBM technologies embedded in the institution’s ICT curriculum.
IBM and Asia Pacific University in next-gen workforce collaboration
IBM Malaysia and the Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) have announced an academic collaboration to develop what they said would be the “next generation of technology-savvy graduates.”
(DNA Top 10 in 2014) MMU breaks into world ranking, credits ‘research culture’
Multimedia University (MMU) made it to the top 200 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject released last week, the first time for MMU itself as well as the first time for a private university in Malaysia.