Shahid Shayaa, CEO and founder of MSC-status Berkshire Media, a big data company specializing in social media analytics, has been featured in Prestige Malaysia’s Top 40 Under 40 2016. Teaching himself programming at a tender age of 15, Shahid’s passion has always been about media transformation using data science techniques and big data technologies.
The Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and the Open Data Institute (ODI) are inviting data-driven startups in the ASEAN region to apply for a six-month long data startup program in Kuala Lumpur that will accelerate their growth and lead them to sustainable success in the region.
One of the main highlights of the BIGIT Technology Malaysia 2016 is an exclusive masterclass on a new management revolution: "Digital Innovation & Transformation: The New Dynamics of Value Creation and Capture" by none other than the most sought after speaker in this industry, Professor Karim Lakhani from Harvard.
Taking place on 3-4th August at The Gardens Hotel & Residences, Kuala Lumpur, the Big Data & Analytics Innovation Summit will connect you with over 100 Asia’s leading data executives. The aim of the event is to share the best big data and analytics practices within Asian businesses. At the summit top leaders from world renowned organisations will share their views on managing data and creating data driven companies.
BIG Data: The Big Deal Challenge 2016 was organized by KDU University College to create awareness among tertiary students about the importance of big data. Hosted in its Utropolis Glenmarie campus on 27 May 2016, BIG Data: The Big Deal Challenge had the intention to help tertiary students recognize their potential in the field of Data Science and, perhaps, inspire them to specialize in this field of work.
AngelHack recently hosted AngelHack KL 2016 which saw Malaysian innovators and future disruptors giving it their all, battling for bragging rights and the chance of taking home cool prizes. AngelHack is the world’s largest and most diverse global developer ecosystem, helping to drive open innovation of tech products, platforms and brands with extraordinary smarts, scale and speed.
BIGIT is honored to present BIGIT Technology Malaysia 2016 on 19th - 20th September 2016 at KLCC Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur with Fusionex and Delphix as the Titanium and Platinum Sponsor respectively, and Cloudera and Schneider Electric as the Gold Sponsors. The Anchor Event of the Big Data Week Asia 2016 consists of the much anticipated 4th Big Data World Show, Data Security World Show Conferences and the BIGIT Exhibition.
Most social media analytics platform are only capable of tracking English conversations. Which might not be adequate to those wanting to analyze what people living in a multiethnic country are saying. Berkshire Media has come out with a social media analytics engine that not only follows English conversations, but conversations happening in Manglish, Mandarin and Hokkien.
The Data Incubator is an intensive 7-week fellowship that prepares the best scientists and engineers with advanced degrees to work as data scientists and quants. It identifies fellows who already have the 90% difficult-to-learn skills and equips them with the last 10%: the tools and technology stack that make them self-sufficient, productive contributors.
The Open Data Institute (ODI) is our strategic partner in Malaysia’s quest to pursue open data adoption among government ministries and agencies. We would like to share with you a book that highlights ODI’s achievements in its first year.