Malaysian companies see the need to equip their employees with digital skills

Companies shifting digital upskilling from digital productivity tools. Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead digital economy agency, recently concluded a Digital Talent Survey, which showed that companies are accelerating the adoption of digital technologies and are accordingly focused on reskilling and upskilling their employees in digital technologies and applications.…

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Striving for a digitally united and sovereign Malaysia

Delivering 50 new features in one month to enhance mobile banking app. The month of September marks the second Malaysia Day since the global pandemic swept across the world. As the country continues its fight against the pandemic, now, more than ever, is a time for us to celebrate unity…

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Mahadhir Aziz takes the rein as MDEC CEO

Commits to accelerating Malaysia’s digital transformation. The Board of the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead agency for digital transformation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ts Mahadhir Aziz as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective 1st September 2021.  He was previously the co-founder and CEO of Futurize…

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MDEC’S enhances digital skills training directory

Signs up with LinkedIn to further push digital talent. There is urgent need for companies to reskill their workers in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting shift in socio-economic norms. According to a 2021 McKinsey Global Survey, most respondents say that skill building – more than hiring, contracting…

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MDEC appoints former blue-chip CIO

Worked at various blue-chip global companies including Nokia Siemens, AIG Insurance, Zurich Insurance. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead agency in digital transformation, today announced the appointment of Richard Loh Tian Hu as its Chief Innovation and Technology Officer. Richard began his career in 1997 at Siemens Malaysia,…

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MDEC hires Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) officer for data integrity

Brings with him 22 years worth of experience in general investigation, prosecution, administration and forensic account investigation. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead agency in digital transformation, today announced the appointment of Mohamad Zakkuan bin Talib as its Certified Integrity Officer to complete its ‘Reinvent’ mission, ensuring MDEC…

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Malaysia’s digital transformation aims for five year strategy on digital economy

Aims to secure high quality digital investments as it seeks to unlock new drivers of growth in the digital economy. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead agency in digital transformation, has put together its ‘Digital Investments Future5 (DIF5) Strategy’, a five-year plan focusing on five key thrusts aimed…

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MDEC to accelerate digitalisation efforts

In support of the Government’s recovery plan for Malaysia. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead agency in digital transformation, will accelerate digitalisation initiatives roll out following the announcement of the Pakej Perlindungan Rakyat dan Pemulihan Ekonomi (PEMULIH) by the Prime Minister, YAB Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. According to…

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Malaysian businesses offered insights into common challenges

Free assessment will enable organisations to understand their data, analytics and AI readiness. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), supported by International Data Corporation (IDC) a global market intelligence firm has launched the Data, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Readiness Assessment Tool. The free assessment is available now for business…

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MDEC releases digitalisation program for Malaysia

Announced just as the country heads into another lockdown. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has launched MDEC Innovation Exchange (MIX), a program designed to accelerate the digitalisation of the nation’s economy. MIX is part of the agency’s corporate innovation efforts aimed at empowering large corporates with value-added digital transformation…

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