An announcement may be made today that MDeC is going to be moved to the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia from its current ‘home’ in the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation; Karamjit Singh explores the implications.
Only 53% of finance and accounting professionals working in Malaysia’s SSO industry are satisfied with their current job, according to a survey conducted by the ACCA and MDeC.
The fourth Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), to be held Oct 10-11 in Kuala Lumpur, promises to be unlike any that have been held before, not just in terms of the number of delegates, but also in terms of the number of other events to be held around the summit itself.
The ICT (there’s your first one) industry is notorious for its acronyms, but it pays to put some effort into coming up with proper ones, writes A. Asohan.
Digital News Asia (DNA) has learnt that MDeC vice-president Michael Warren tendered his resignation on Aug 5 to take over at the local arm of Japanese multinational Fujitsu.
Plans are underway to move MSC Malaysia’s Shared Services and Outsourcing (SSO) Cluster up the value chain by concentrating on high value Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) services.
MDeC has set its sights on enterprise app market opportunities, announcing that the latest iteration of its app developer programme will focus on such apps and that it would also be conducting a baseline study of the market in Malaysia.
In Part 3 of his interview with MDeC CEO Badlisham Ghazali, DNA’s Karamjit Singh asks if there have been too many reorganisations and if the goal of hitting three companies with US$500mil revenue a year is gone.
In Part 2 of an interview with MDeC’s Badlisham Ghazali, the focus is on the International Advisory Panel being held in the Silicon Valley and the need for MSC companies to be based in high-rent cyber centres.
Performance of homegrown MSC companies in the recent 2012 MSC financial performance shows the three clusters of Share Services, InfoTech and Creative Multimedia growing steadily rather than on a fast growth trajectory.