ACCA has launched its Global Business Services Qualifications, and announced two separate collaborations with MDEC and TalentCorp aimed at building the talent pipeline in the shared services sector.
After playing a facilitating role to attract businesses to invest in the SSO sector in Iskandar Puteri over the past three years, i2M Ventures Sdn Bhd is now all set to play a more active role in growing the ecosystem.
BASF has appointed Andreas Biermann the new MD of its Shared Service Centre in Kuala Lumpur, succeeding Lau Kin Pong who is retiring after 21 years with the company.
After awarding the first East Malaysian company with MSC status, MDeC now aims to turn Sabah into the fourth SSO hub in Malaysia.
Outsourcing Malaysia believes that despite the various economic and external challenges faced by Malaysia, the local global business services (GBS) sector will continue to see strong growth and good prospects.
The Philippines is still leading the way for online hiring activity across the IT, telecom/ ISP and BPO/ ITES sectors, compared with the Singaporean and Malaysian markets, according to the latest Monster Employment Index (MEI) data.
Malaysian global business services (GBS) players need to start venturing outside the country and look at partnerships with other companies in South-East Asia urgently, or risk losing out when the Asean Economic Community (AEC) comes into being.
Big data and analytics software company Fusionex International Plc will be widening its footprint in South-East Asia by expanding to the Philippines over the next few months, its fourth market in the region.
The impact of a new trend in outsourcing, Global Business Services, could hit Malaysia hard if it does not show the ability to move up the value chain in the outsourcing sector, with Shell Malaysia’s decision to move an estimated 700 jobs to India.
In Part 2 of her interview with Karamjit Singh, MDeC CEO Yasmin Mahmood talks about what keeps her awake at night, and why the perception about her interest on the Infotech cluster is wrong.