- DataKITA will improve accessibility, usability of information in society and economic system
- DataKITA.Pulse, digital occasion to encourage companies to embark on knowledge journey
The Malaysia Digital Financial system Company (MDEC) is launching the DataKITA initiative at the side of Malaysia Tech Month 2020 (MTM 2020) to catalyse a thriving nationwide knowledge ecosystem in Malaysia. The continuing initiative will likely be inaugurated with DataKITA.Pulse digital occasion going down on 21-22 November 2020.
DataKITA is getting ready Malaysia for a brand new world order of information, one pushed by disruptive Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) applied sciences that necessitate enterprise openness and digital evolution. By way of the initiative, MDEC will collaborate intently with enterprises and stakeholders inside the nation’s knowledge economic system. They are going to do that to assist companies jumpstart their knowledge transformation journey by means of a structured method – leveraging knowledge literacy, knowledge analytics, governance, knowledge sharing and synthetic intelligence (AI).
“Malaysia should gear up for a world past the brand new regular. To achieve the subsequent evolutionary degree of our improvement, we should take cost of rising 4IR applied sciences that can energy the digital economic system. As Malaysia transforms digitally in the direction of Malaysia 5.0, companies now should take advantage of the ‘new gold’ that’s knowledge to raised perceive markets, improve revenues, achieve new segments and lift their effectivity,” Dr Rais Hussin (pic), Chairman, MDEC
MDEC’s expectations is that, by means of DataKITA, it is going to empower digitally-skilled Malaysians, enabling digitally-powered companies and driving traders in digital sectors to hitch this data-driven inhabitants, as it really works with the ecosystem to understand the nation’s Shared Prosperity Imaginative and prescient 2030.
The DataKITA initiative will increase the supply, accessibility and usefulness of information in Malaysia’s society and economic system by way of 4 strategic pillars:
- Information: Promote Knowledge Literacy
- Infrastructure: Foster a Knowledge-Pushed Surroundings
- Expertise: Facilitate Growth of Knowledge Professionals
- Motion: Speed up enterprise enterprises to be Knowledge Pushed and AI Prepared
By fostering holistic knowledge transformation between the Malaysian folks, companies and the federal government, DataKITA would be the key automobile to assist Malaysia develop a data-driven digital economic system to turn into a complicated market that units a worldwide instance in main the information proliferation inside society and the economic system. It’s going to additionally assist Malaysia’s financial actors faucet into the US$13 trillion(RM53.2 trillion) income projected to be added by data-fuelled functions within the international economic system by 2030, thereby reinforcing the nation’s place because the Coronary heart of Digital ASEAN.
“We wish organisations to recognise significance of information transformation and to take the primary essential steps to embark on the information journey, resembling coaching, utilizing knowledge for resolution making, investing in expertise or the cloud and organising knowledge roles inside their organisation. That is what MDEC’s DataKITA initiative is all about and we’re calling on Malaysia’s companies and tech expertise to embark on this knowledge journey at our DataKITA.Pulse occasion,” mentioned Dr Karl Ng (pic), Director, Knowledge Ecosystem Growth, MDEC.
DataKITA.Pulse – Jumpstarting knowledge transformation journey for companies
To be held on 21-22 November 2020, DataKITA.Pulse is a 25-hour continuous digital occasion that can encourage digitally powered companies on their knowledge transformation journey by connecting them to like-minded ecosystem stakeholders and trade thought leaders. The occasion is the primary initiative underneath the broader DataKITA initiative. It’s going to facilitate nearer knowledge ecosystem collaborations between society, companies, governments in addition to private- and public-sector entities to assist extra organisations in Malaysia embark on a structured and sustainable method for his or her knowledge transformation.
Held in cooperation with Forkwell – a worldwide software program engineer and knowledge neighborhood looking for to empower and help with job alternatives internationally – DataKITA.Pulse will function workshops, boards, enterprise matching alternatives, product showcases by MDEC’s Knowledge Expertise Companions in addition to one-on-one classes with MDEC’s Chairman and the COO (Observe that the current management restructure at MDEC which abolishes the COO function is efficient Dec 1). All of those are designed to assist collaborating companies hyperlink with leaders of Malaysia’s rising knowledge ecosystem and higher perceive the worth of information to energy their respective knowledge transformation.
The trade leaders talking on the occasion – and whose organisations are already proliferating knowledge – embrace Kevin Khoo Min Sinn, CIO, Sunway Group; Shamsul Izhan Abdul Majid, CTIO, PLUS Malaysia; and Ts. Dr Mohamed Ackiel Mohamed, SVP, IT & Schooling and Coaching, Serba Dinamik Group. In the meantime, DataKITA.Pulse is internet hosting enterprise matching classes with esteemed demand ecosystem companions, i.e. MARDI and KTMB.
Along with encouraging knowledge adoption between companies, MDEC has additionally invited gifted people to DataKITA.Pulse to participate within the Knowledge Visualisation & Storytelling Problem. By way of this problem, members will create knowledge visualisation based mostly on the issue statements pertaining to knowledge utility in chosen trade sectors. They are going to then work on the problem in a single day earlier than presenting their submission to the judges the subsequent morning.
Collaborating with MDEC on this problem are I Tech Practice Sdn Bhd (Strategic Accomplice) and Telekom Analysis & Growth Sdn Bhd (Knowledge Platform Accomplice), together with CompTIA who’s the problem’s prize sponsor.
The launch of the DataKITA initiative and the DataKITA.Pulse occasion are held at the side of the continued Malaysia Tech Month 2020 (MTM 2020) – a month-long curation of the easiest in digital and expertise keynotes, workshops and dialogue panels. This inaugural occasion options visionary leaders and insightful traders as they share why they selected to function in Malaysia, alongside a showcase of Malaysia’s world-class improvements and digital platforms for the world to see.
To register your organization for DataKITA.Pulse, go to: www.mdec.my/mtm-event/datakita-pulse/
To study extra concerning the initiatives underneath the DataKITA initiative, go to: www.mdec.my/datakita
To know extra concerning the Malaysia Tech Month 2020, go to: www.mdec.my/mtm2020/