The Asean Analytics Exchange (ADAX) an initiative spearheaded by Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) aims to produce 20 thousand data professionals by year 2020.
According to ADAX Chief Executive Officer, Sharala Axryd, the agency will now focus on increasing Big Data Analytics (BDA) adoption among Malaysian businesses.
Sharala was speaking at the official launch of ADAX office open for business at Bangsar South, earlier today.
ADAX will be establishing collaboration amongst industry players in a centralised location, and offers multiple trainings and courses to create top notch data scientists and professionals.
Some of the partners from the industry are Cloud-Era, IBM, Microsoft, Open Data Institute , and SAS.
Meanwhile, the human resource development fund has allocated RM 165 million to accelerate the development of data scientists in the country.
Posted by ntv7 7Edition on Tuesday, March 28, 2017