NOTICE OF MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL 2015
Message from the CEO Desk

The year 2014 has been a reflection on what our Chairman, Mr Cheah Kok Hoong believes – “Ask not what the members can do for PIKOM, but instead ask what PIKOM can do better to serve our members”. Obviously, we are also extremely thankful to your continuous support as a member of PIKOM.

Over the past one year, PIKOM has implemented various types of initiatives to deliver our commitment to the members as well as the industry through harnessing the close relationship with government and industry players. I am pleased to summarize our achievements as follow.

Voice of the ICT Industry – We worked closely with:-

Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC)
– Big Data Analytics Malaysia Task Force
– Multimedia Grant Scheme
– Technopreneur Pre-Seed Fund
– Product Development & Commercialization Fund

Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC)
– Big Data Analytics Malaysia Task Force
– Multimedia Grant Scheme
– Technopreneur Pre-Seed Fund
– Product Development & Commercialization Fund

Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC)
– Big Data Analytics Malaysia Task Force
– Multimedia Grant Scheme
– Technopreneur Pre-Seed Fund
– Product Development & Commercialization Fund

Ministry of Communication and Multimedia (KKMM)
– ICT Job Market Outlook 2014
– ICT Strategic Review – Breaching New Frontiers in the Digital Age

Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI)
– National IT Council (NITC)
– National Strategic ICT and Technology Roadmap Working Committee

Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE)
– NAPSEC – Advisory Council to Matrade on exportation of professional services

Malaysia Green Technology Corporation (GreenTech Malaysia)
– Taskforce Working Group for ICT Industry

Content Forum Malaysia (CFM) and Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)
– Competitive Broadband Charges

Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)
– Jawatankuasa Teknologi, Penyelidikan Dan Inovasi (Industri)
– ASEAN Economic Community 2015

Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)
– Ahli Jawatankuasa Akreditasi, Agensi Kelayakan Malaysia

Economic Planning Unit (EPU)
– Planning Committee ICT Sector for RMK 11

Ministry of Finance (MOF)
– Budget 2015

Key Activities

Significance

Annual Gala Dinner and ICT Leadership Awards 2014

An annual networking event for industry players to meet and celebrate the achievements of outstanding members through PIKOM ICT Leadership Awards.

Extraordinary General Meeting on the formation of Ordinary Membership category

It would be the key platform to engage over 400,000 ICT professionals in the country and serves as a breeding ground for trend-setting and innovative ideas where discussion on skills in demand will be inevitable.

International Engagements with WITSA and ASOCIO

To promote the Malaysian ICT industry in the global arena such as WCIT. Following the success of WCIT 2008, Malaysia again becomes the host of WCIT in 2020.

Outsourcing Malaysia (OM)

A strong and solid initiative to position and promote Malaysia as the choice location and provider of high-value outsourcing services.

  • Trade Missions
  • Asia Pacific Outsourcing Summit
  • Smart Sourcing Summit
  • Training

PIKOM Fair

Bridge consumer to the latest gadgets in town with best value for money deals

PIKOM Leadership Summit

A continuous effort to showcase the impact of technology in the competitive business environment

PIKOM CIO Chapter

A total of 113 CIOs from the user community meet and share their ideas periodically.  A platform for the vendors to meet with the key decision makers in ICT.

Project Leadership Certification

A five- day intensive Project Management training recognized by PMI and PIKOM. Participants will earn 45 PDUs after completion of the course.

The year 2015 is believed to be as exciting, if not more, as PIKOM will continue to implement innovative initiatives as we continue our pledge to be the Voice of the ICT industry. You may have already heard from the Chairman from his speeches or one-on-one engagements, PIKOM has more in store for you in 2015 as we gear towards achieving RM97billion market revenue in 2017.

Thus, we hope you will continue to stay with us and enjoy more values we are creating for you.

The Membership Department will be sending you the renewal invoice shortly and we look forward to your favourable reply on or before 31 January 2015. For more information, you may email us at membership@pikom.org.my or call us at 603- 40650078 ext 124 / 125.

Last but not least, I wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Thank you.

CM Woon
CEO