Although companies in Asia understand the capability of product design and development, and engineering software, not many of them are adopting it because of a talent gap, said a senior official from Altair Engineering Inc.
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) bagged top prizes at the 10th MSC Malaysia – Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) – MSC Malaysia Startup Challenge 2013/14 awards.
The AIMS Group and INTI International University & Colleges have announced a joint partnership under the ‘INTI Corporate Partner’ initiative to provide the latter’s students with more industry-specific programmes.
The GSMA and the Multimedia University of Malaysia (MMU) have agreed to collaborate to develop a Master’s course in Converged Telecommunications Policy and Regulation.
As students grew up with computers as an integral part of their lives, it is unsurprising to see a growing interest in programming. Coupled with the wealth of information and the availability of tools on the Internet, learning programming has never been easier than it is today, writes Dr Shawn Tan.
According to the recent JobStreet.com Job Outlook Report on Malaysia, hiring is expected to slow down for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2013, although IT professionals and a variety of engineers are still in demand.
Microsoft Malaysia has launched the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA), in collaboration with its partners and national ICT custodian the Multimedia Development Corporation, which will offer online Microsoft training.
Cisco has announced a global commitment to educate and empower current and future generations of Internet of Things entrepreneurs, scientists and innovators through its Global STEM Alliance, with Malaysia and Spain as its first partners.
Although the stereotypical computer programmer is often depicted as a loner working from a dark basement or kitchen table, programming is actually a social activity, writes Dr Shawn Tan.