SMEs

500+ entrepreneurs expected at BFM Enterprise Breakaway 2012
BFM89.9 is hosting its Enterprise Breakaway 2012 conference tomorrow (Sept 28), with the theme “Real People, Real Stories, Real Results” targeted at small and medium enterprises (SMEs). More than 500 delegates are expected to attend to hear from dotcom celebrities and successes such as Mark Chang of JobStreet.com, T.S. Wong of MyEG and Joshua Rayan of Words Wizards Creative Communications at the Sime Darby Convention Center.
Budget 2013 should look into driving Digital Malaysia aspirations
MDeC believes that Budget 2013 will continue the momentum of Budget 2012’s focus on innovation by pushing a more pervasive adoption of ICT and digital technologies at all levels of society … and has some suggestions for the Malaysian Government.
Malaysia can lead CaaS market, says EMC
The time is right for Malaysian companies to take the lead in the emerging market of Cloud as a Service (CaaS), according to storage hardware solutions provider EMC Corporation.
SME Corp launches first Digital Malaysia EPP
It is probably the first of the much anticipated Digital Malaysia slew of entry point projects (EPPs) to be go live. As of Sept 1, 2012 SME Corporation Malaysia has quietly launched the Enabling ePayment for SMEs and Micro Enterprises EPP under Digital Malaysia.
MDeC’s Badlisham: ‘The best is yet to come’
Asked if he thought 2011 was an inflection year for MSC Malaysia companies in terms of their overall revenue performance, Datuk Badlisham Ghazalie, chief executive officer of Multimedia Development Corporation, thought hard for a good five seconds and answered with a firm, “No. The best is yet to come.” That may be so, but there are challenges too.
P1 shows how SMEs can ‘Google+’ their reach
Packet One Networks Sdn Bhd (P1) showed how Malaysian SMEs can take advantage of the latest technology to engage their customers when it used Google+ Hangouts on Air to broadcast a recent corporate event live over the Internet.
SMEs tech spend increases but adoption still poor, says IDC
Despite the increase in spending over the past two years, small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) generally still seem reluctant to embrace technology on a day-to-day basis, a trend that is holding back the largest segment of the working force in the country, say industry watchers.
M’sian SMEs unprepared for natural disasters: Symantec
Small- and medium-sized enterprises in Malaysia continue to be unprepared for natural disasters despite being highly exposed to such events that will likely disrupt their businesses, according to a new study.
SMEs beginning to scale up value chain: IBM
SMEs shifting from just focusing on operational efficiency to emphasis on growth and innovation Outsourcing no longer about large transformational projects but selected, targeted ones
Gradual approach by Kleenso
Kleenso founder Lee Teck Meng's focus is all on managing growth, and he recognises the role technology can play in making Kleenso a more competitive business. But he also recognises that his staff are not IT-literate yet and if he imposes technology adoption on them, 'they cannot catch up and their current work productivity will fall as well.'
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