Malaysia’s national ICT custodian Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) is bullish on the technology sector’s investment climate for this year, saying that foreign and domestic companies continue to show interest in setting up or expanding their presence in the country.
Malaysia’s national research and development agency Mimos has launched the Big Data Analytics (BDA) Digital Government Lab, part of the wider Digital Government Innovation Network announced in January.
Malaysia’s cloud services and data centre industry recorded US$219 million in revenue for 2014, a 26% increase from the US$173 million in 2013, and a new data hub was announced in Iskandar Malaysia.
In an attempt to get government ministries and agencies to open up their data sets, Malaysia’s national ICT custodian the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) has announced two Open Data initiatives.
Karamjit Singh shares his thoughts on Yasmin Mahmood being the driver at Malaysia's Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) as its chief executive officer.
Two comments by a senior civil servant caught Karamjit Singh’s attention this week: One was on quantity leading to quality, and the other was on overlaps in Malaysian Government initiatives.
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.
Malaysian Multimedia Development Corporation’s new chief executive officer Yasmin Mahmood sat down to have a talk with Karamjit Singh on how she views her role, making a difference and not being afraid to fail.
MDeC, which manages the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC Malaysia) project, said that companies from the high-tech zone have donated a total of RM355,000 (US$97,970) to help rebuild the lives of flood victims.
MDeC has launched the National Big Data Analytics (BDA) Innovation Network, a move it describes as a “small, but a very significant first step” towards transforming Malaysia into a South-East Asian big data analytics hub.