Performing art groups like most societies start with a few members passionate about an artform – they want to gather regularly to practice and eventually perform for the public. But is there a formula to success?
We all love movies. But why do we rarely watch Malaysian films? What are the obstacles the Malaysian film industry is facing? Is it censorship, lack of talent, or are the films just not up to par? Our correspondent Umapagan Ampikaipakan speaks to a myriad of individuals involved in the industry to find out. He […]
One Malaysian quits his career with Goldman Sachs on Wall Street to return home and make a difference. Ong Shien Jin sees computing skills as a critical asset for career growth and sets up a talent academy to help push this.
The word innovation derives from the Latin word innovates, which is the noun form of innovare “to renew or change,” stemming from in—”into” + novus—”new”. Innovation differs from improvement in that innovation refers to the notion of doing something different rather than doing the same thing better. Innovation differs from invention in that innovation refers […]
How can we encourage more innovation in Malaysia? What are we really lacking?
What can we do to promote innovation in Malaysia? How do we support local ideas?
Innovation is important to startups, as it can create a barrier against competition and help to create value for the company.
In a country infamous for piracy, not protecting the IP rights of innovators is not an option. So what’s the government doing about it?
Innovation is considered as a major force in economic growth, but what is the role of innovation in economic development?
The creative industry requires professionals who are both managerially proficient and artistically savvy. Unfortunately, there exists a significant dichotomy in the skill sets and perspectives of business/finance professionals and creative artists. This dichotomy tends to create problems within the sector. It is essential that the artistic mindset understands where the financiers are coming from and […]
Japan’s Rakuten applauds Malaysian government’s efforts to boost SMEs. Find out what its CEO has to say.
What are flash sales and how successful are they? Find out more about the latest craze in e-commerce
In the last 5 to 10 years, the digital world has transformed the way consumers relate to media. In the United Kingdom around 25-30% of businesses’ advertising budgets were spent on digital media. There is no doubt that the ecosystem for digital advertising is expanding at an exponential rate.
How many dream of being their own boss? What does it take to build an online business? Find out from a teacher who took the road less travelled.
What are the benefits and drawbacks of diversity among employees?
A funny and revealing book on how organizations make incompetence their ultimate goal.
[Video] Can Malaysia become an international film and TV production hub?
Does support for the arts make sound business sense? Does it add anything to society? Or is it something we can all do without?
Malaysian apps account for only 67 out of 470,000 in the global marketplace. Are we not good enough?
Business Circle Video about innovation and the opportunites in Malaysia today.