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Malaysia ICT 2014 Top 10 Predictions: Flooded with Technology But Anchored by the 3rd Platform

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This IDC study sees Malaysia having strong growth prospects for technology in 2014. The Malaysian IT market is anticipated to cross the US$10 billion mark, creating a wealth of opportunities in the local market space. Although the growth prospects are there, IDC cautions that the flooding of technology only serves one part of the fundamental necessity for the 3rd Platform of technology to proliferate. In order for Malaysia to move toward being a fully advanced tech market, the floods must be guided in the right direction.

"The mindset of jumping on the bandwagon is expected to change in 2014 with organizations looking at clear business use cases with ROI to ensure a transition from adopting a product to a holistic solution powered by ICT to support key business objectives," says Roger Ling, ASEAN Research Manager of Software & Services, IDC. "We are 3rd Platform ready, but the building blocks are not necessarily grounded firmly or arranged strategically. This will be the case for 2014 as organizations look to research, explore, and deploy intelligently."

Table of Contents

Predictions

In This Study

Situation Overview

Future Outlook

  • Prediction #1: IT Spending Will Be Back on Track Surpassing the US$10 Billion Mark
  • Prediction #2: Data Revenue Will Take Pole Position in 2014
  • Prediction #3: Adoption of Cloud Solutions Will Move from Conceptual to Practical
    • Stage 1: Ad Hoc
    • Stage 2: Opportunistic
    • Stage 3: Repeatable
    • Stage 4: Managed
    • Stage 5: Optimized
  • Prediction #4: Enterprise IT to Remain Unconvinced about Achieving "Returns on Mobility"
  • Prediction #5: Malaysia's Big Data Market Anticipated to Hit US$24.2 Million But Will Remain Tactical in Nature
  • Prediction #6: Enterprise Social Networking: Sandbox for Peak Internal Collaboration in 2014 Will Be a Priority
  • Prediction #7: Channel Transformation in the 3rd Platform Will Be a Key Agenda in 2014
  • Prediction #8: BYOD Is Real and Happening Now, and Organizations Will Need to Make a Stand on What It Means
  • Prediction #9: Government to Connect to Citizens via Mobile Devices and Social Media, Accelerating a New Type of Citizen and Government Relationship
  • Prediction #10: Innovation in the 3rd Platform Will Create Unique Mashup Opportunities But May Also Create a Perfect Storm for Project Failure

Essential Guidance

  • Guidance for the IT buyers
  • Guidance for the IT vendors

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