PEMANDU

Technopreneur Leon Tan gets his dream geek-fest
How Leon Tan and his team managed to make the movie 'War of The Worlds: Goliath' is perhaps a lesson for all aspiring entrepreneurs, not just those in the creative content space. They had a vision, they had to get funding, the timing just came together, and they pivoted … many times.
Cruising speed nowhere near enough
The contribution of SMEs to Malaysia's GDP rose from 29.5% in 2005 to 32.5 in 2011. If Malaysia dares to dream of being a developed nation by 2020, the contribution of SMEs to GDP has to touch at least 40% -- which is SME Corp's task, says its CEO.  
Let’s get behind Pemandu
DNA founder Karamjit Singh says he would not like to be in Pemandu CEO Datuk Seri Idris Jala’s shoes – attacked by the very people who should be supporting him.
Bioeconomy to focus on renewable resources
With Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation (Biotech Corp) predicting that there will be a fossil fuel shortage in 50 years time, its CEO Datuk Dr Mohd Nazlee Kamal wants to make sure Malaysia is prepared for such an eventuality.
Digital Malaysia: Whither now, wither now?
Digital Malaysia is a much more comprehensive, cohesive and holistic plan than the MSC ever was, if only because its scope is much wider. Too bad it got off to such a bad start then, writes A. Asohan.
Silicon Valley’s secret sauce: Code Army marches on (Part II)
Code Army wants to use the concept of Gamification [the use of game design principles in applications outside of games] to solve the problem of talent shortage that companies face. Here, in the second of two parts, its ‘commander-in-chief’ describes how his team went to the heart of the tech world, and the challenges it faced.
The birth of an idea: Code Army marches on (Part I)
Code Army wants to use the concept of Gamification [the use of game design principles in applications outside of games] to solve the problem of talent shortage that companies face. Here, in the first of two parts, its ‘commander-in-chief’ describes how it went from an idea to strategic plan for the nation.
1Malaysia e-mail to go on, says Pemandu, Tricubes
Tricubes, the company implementing the “1Malaysia” email (MyEmail) project, and Pemandu, the agency overseeing the Malaysian Government’s transformation programs, insisted that the project will not be affected by the company’s possible delisting.
Frost's Iskandar investment at ‘hundreds of millions’
Business research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan recently announced it had chosen Malaysia as the hub for its Global Innovation Center of Excellence with five such centres to be located in Medini, Iskandar employing 830 knowledge workers.
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