News / 6 January 2017

2017 Leadership interview: Is ‘Smart Innovation’ taking centre stage in Malaysia’s Digital Economy?

In an exclusive Computerworld Malaysia ‘rapidfire’ interview, conducted by Computerworld as part of an extensive 2017 industry roundup feature (‘What’s really in store for Malaysia’s IT industry in 2017?’), smart city and technology hub enabler Cyberview’s Chief Executive Officer Dato’ Faris Yahaya (pic below) said that “all sectors needed to double down on strengthening Malaysia’s tech ecosystem to mitigate the headwinds of the global economy.”

His preliminary comments were that “collaborative innovation is taking centre-stage in Malaysia’s rising digital economy – that no-one player can or should do this alone. Risk taking (in innovation) can only be bolstered by the reassurance of a safety net of supportive ecosystem partners.”


By Avanti Kumar

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