Talent Shortage

ACCA launches GBS certification, signs pacts with MDEC and TalentCorp
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.
No excuses: Malaysian CIOs have an edge, says Gartner
Malaysian CIOs face more favourable conditions than many of their peers when it comes to establishing themselves as digital leaders, according to Gartner Inc’s 2016 CIO Agenda survey.
Data is the new currency, talent the new investment
Trends like big data, the IoT, cloud, social media and mobile web services are drastically transforming the business landscape and reshaping boundaries – Cloudera’s Daniel Ng on what you need to do.
Malaysia very aggressive with BDA, says ‘father of Hadoop’
The key drivers of open innovation are sharing and collaboration, says Cloudera as it launches a skills-building initiative in Malaysia.
Indonesia’s data centre space has great growth potential: DCDi
Indonesia’s data centre market has great potential, but the country faces some dire challenges and needs a long-term strategy, industry pundits say.
Explaining the shortage of IT pros in Singapore
IT teams can ride through the digital revolution if they rethink traditional organisations and put customers first, invest in training and development, and embrace emerging technologies wholeheartedly, writes Jonas Lim of Salesforce.
MDeC to launch Asean Data Analytics Exchange by year-end
MDeC plans to launch its proposed Asean Data Analytics Exchange by the end of this year, aimed at boosting big data analytics adoption by businesses.
Singapore Computer Society: Nearly 50, but still focused
The Singapore Computer Society (SCS) has a long and storied past stretching back to its founding in 1967, writes Benjamin Cher.
Singapore Budget 2016: Tech and startup goodies
Singapore’s national budget for 2016 had a slew of programmes and initiatives aimed at boosting technology adoption and supporting startups.
Malaysia’s BDA challenge: Talent and open data
Malaysia's national ICT custodian MDeC recognises that the two main challenges the country faces in its regional BDA hub ambition are talent development and the availability of open data sets.
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