There is still light at the end of the tunnel based on Pikom’s latest ICT Jobs Outlook report.
Enterprises should take advantage of the slowdown to transform their businesses in 2017 to become more digital in nature.
The new chapter will work closely with the National E-Comerce Council (NECC) and Malaysian Digital Economy Corp (MDEC) New chapter led by e-commerce veteran Ganesh Kumar Bangah
Hopes to establish the federation by end 2017 Pikom will also be launching its e-commerce chapter soon
Living in uncertain times, Pikom concerned over potential changes in US economic policies and the threat of a slower Chinese economy.
Malaysian tech company and online marketplace leverages proprietary tech to differentiate itself
The National ICT Association of Malaysia or Pikom welcomes the many provisions Budget 2017 pertaining to the ICT sector.
Based on Outsourcing Malaysia’s GBS Business Services Outlook Report, Malaysia’s GBS Sector is poised to record growth of 10%-15% for the next five years; creating more than 6,000 jobs in 2016.
Given the falling commodity prices, weak ringgit, negative news on Malaysia and slow GDP growth, Pikom feels that the government needs to address several pressing issues in Budget 2017.
For Budget 2017, Pikom has recommended zero rate GST for all ICT goods/services and reduction in broadband rates.