AZAM dan CJA anjur bengkel kewartawanan pada Sabtu ini

KUCHING: Bengkel Cabaran Etika dan Undang-undang Bagi Wartawan Dalam Era Media Sosial diadakan pada Sabtu ini, di sini.

Anjuran Angkatan Zaman Mansang Sarawak (AZAM Sarawak) dan Persatuan Wartawan Komanwel (CJA) Cawangan Sarawak dengan kerja-sama Sarawak Energy, sekurang-kurangnya 20 peserta dijangka akan menghadiri bengkel selama sehari itu.

Selama berdekad-dekad, Internet telah merevolusi bagaimana komuniti dunia berfungsi dan beroperasi, daripada politike kepada hiburan, perubahan berlaku dengan begitu cepat dan mentransformasikan landskap tradisional dalam cara yang belum pernah dilihat.

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AZAM anjur Taklimat “Laporan Digital Memudahkan” bagi perkasa kemahiran pengamal media tempatan

KUCHING: Mungkin banyak pihak yang beranggapan laporan digital adalah sesuatu yang mudah dan senang, apatah lagi berteraskan teknologi.

Namun ia bukanlah semudah yang disangka. Ada banyak peraturan dan kaedah perlu dikuasai, selain memahami akan peranan pengguna teknologi itu sendiri.

Seramai 30 peserta yang merupakan pengamal media tempatan dan pegawai perhubungan Kerajaan Negeri telah menghadiri Taklimat “Laporan Digital Memudahkan” yang dianjurkan oleh Angkatan Zaman Mansang (AZAM) Sarawak baru-baru ini.

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Peluang pekerjaan graduan IT masa kini lebih meluas

Bidang teknologi maklumat (IT) masa kini jauh berbeza disbanding dengan 10 tahun lalu di mana ketika it ia adalah salah satu bidang yang bukan menjadi pilihan utama, khusus bagi pelajar lepasan sekolah yang berhasrat mahu menyambung pengajian ke peringkat institusi pengajian tinggi (IPT).

Menurut Dekan Fakulti Sains Komputer dan Teknologi Maklumat Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) Dr Johari Abdullah, ia adalah berikutan pada tempoh tersebut, IT masih belum berkemband dan kebergantungan kepada teknologi itu masih belum menyerlah.

Bidang IT itu, katanya, tenggelam oleh bidang-bidang lain yang lebih popular ketika itu termasuk perubatan, kejuruteraan dan banyak lagi.

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AZAM, SDI thank former CEO, Aloysius Dris

KUCHING: Angkatan Zaman Mansang (AZAM) Sarawak, Sarawak Development Institute (SDI) and their subsidiaries hosted an appreciation dinner for their former Chief Executive Officer, Datu Aloysius Dris, 73, at Riverside Majestic Hotel here on Friday.

The event gave AZAM and SDI Board Members and the staff of Greater AZAM, namely, AZAM, SDI, Faradale Media-M Sdn Bhd and Faradale Holdings Sdn Bhd, the opportunity to bid farewell to Aloysius.

A member of AZAM since 1983, Aloysius is a founding Board Member of AZAM and SDI. He was CEO of both AZAM and SDI from 1 August 2003 until 31 Dec last year.

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Forging a new direction for ‘Greater AZAM’

KUCHING: Angkatan Zaman Mansang (Azam) Sarawak plans to create a bigger impact through greater cooperation and collaboration with its sister organisation Sarawak Development Institute (SDI) and its subsidiary, the Faradale Group of Companies.

Azam Sarawak and SDI chief executive officer Datu Aloysius Dris explained it was important for this collective group, which he coined as the ‘Greater Azam’, to find a new direction to work together more closely in order to achieve its mutual objective.

As such, he stressed on the importance of moving in the right direction and in tandem with trends not only locally, but regionally and internationally as well.

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Applying the Silicon Valley startup culture here in Sarawak

Originally referring to the large number of silicon chip innovators and manufacturers in south San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Valley is headquarters to 39 businesses in the Fortune 1000, and thousands of startup companies.

A paradise for most startup entrepreneurs, while Silicon Valley is a thousand miles away from Sarawak and it may be impossible to replicate the exact components here, it doesn’t mean we can’t understand what makes it work and try to adapt it to our circumstances.

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Fighting for zero corruption

Building financial literacy is an important step in combatting corruption, stressed panellist Syed Nizamuddin Sayed Khassim during the one-day Anti-Corruption Seminar for Youth on Nov 5.

The Youth Parliament Malaysia member was speaking to a crowd of 50 or so undergraduate students at the seminar themed ‘Together we fight for zero corruption’ organised by Angkatan Zaman Mansang (AZAM) Sarawak in collaboration with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).

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The Next New Thing: Trends and Disruptions in the World of Venture Capital and Startups

Local start-ups must learn to take risks, be more open and be mentors to each other in order to make it in today’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

In giving the advice yesterday, IBM Venture Capital Group software strategy director Deborah Magid said that startups today are capable of ‘disrupting’ traditional businesses through innovations as what they do through technology tend to be cheaper, more engaging and efficient to customers.

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