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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Australia and Malaysia boost technology collaboration

New initiative to improve collaboration in digital transformation in both countries. Asia Pacific nations Australia and Malaysia have entered into a strategic partnership to enhance technology collaboration between the two countries. The Australia–Malaysia Tech Exchange (AMTX) is a program of business activities across multiple sectors jointly implemented by Austrade and the Malaysian…

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Increasing collaboration between digital and technology platforms in Malaysia

Collaboration between Google and Astro Awani. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead agency in digital transformation, welcomes the strategic collaboration announced today between Google and Astro Awani in furthering the digitalisation efforts of the nation. The move is in line with MDEC’s four key thrust areas namely; in…

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Malaysia pushes digital upskilling to boost digital initiatives

Continuing trend that has likely been cemented by the pandemic. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) newly released initiative, MyDigitalWorkForce Work In Tech (MYWiT) initiative, a training and hiring incentive program, aimed at boosting the digital business services sector as well as developing quality tech talents in Malaysia. This initiative…

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Malaysia pushes digital initiatives forward with chief digital business officer

Newly created role to chart new digital business strategies and development initiatives. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has brought on board Aiza Azreen Ahmad in the newly-created role as Chief Digital Business Officer (CDBO). MDEC is a government agency under the purview of the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia…

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