Ng Wan Peng
In his last official interview as MDeC CEO, Badlisham Ghazali talks about building his people to exceed their abilities, as well as Digital Malaysia and MaGIC. Karamjit Singh has the story.
In his last press conference as MDeC CEO, Badlisham Ghazali expresses confidence that its strategy of quality growth is the right one for Malaysia.
The results of a recent IDC study commissioned by Multimedia Development Corporation show that Malaysian CIOs are staring to shift their focus from IT efficiency to IT effectiveness.
KL-based Abyres and Paris-based Mandriva have signed an MoU, creating what they claimed was the first enterprise open source desktop management solution in Malaysia.
Companies in the shared services and outsourcing sector seem to be doing well, with existing players expanding and 56 new companies having opened up last year. The job opportunities are there in abundance, yet somehow fresh graduates are missing out on the opportunities that await them in the sector.
The Malaysian Data Centre Alliance (MDCA), a professional alliance for the data centre industry, has been launched to oversee the collective development of data centres in Malaysia.
The the Founder Institute has opened up applications for its second semester in Kuala Lumpur that will kick off in the first quarter of 2014, and its CEO Adeo Ressi said he would personally fund one or two startups from the programme.
National Instruments has been accepted as a technology partner for MDeC's ‘Grow the Embedded Systems Industry’ project, one of the initial entry point projects under the Digital Malaysia programme.
Last week saw the official opening of BootstrapAccelerator Asia in Cyberjaya with three startups, all Malaysian, making up the pioneer batch.
The data center industry in Malaysia is on track to hit RM400 million (US$133 million) or higher in revenues in 2012, after recording revenues of RM320 million (US$106 million) in 2011. The Government is also tageting revenues of RM480 million (US$160 million) for 2013.