By Digital News AsiaJan 15 2018 – 12:03am By Digital News AsiaJan 15 2018 – 12:01am By Karamjit SinghJan 14 2018 – 10:00am By Manish BahlJan 15 2018 – 12:02am By Karamjit SinghJan 14 2018 – 7:35pm By Prakash SadagopanJan 12 2018 – 12:01am By Chong Jinn XiungJan 12 2018 – 12:04am By Digital News AsiaJan 10 2018 – 11:34am By Digital News AsiaJan 10 2018 – 12:02am By Digital News AsiaJan 12 2018 – 12:02am By Chong Jinn XiungJan 11 2018 – 12:05am By Digital News AsiaJan 11 2018 – 12:01am By Anushia KandasivamAug 11 2017 – 1:40pm By Digital News AsiaJun 15 2017 – 7:15pm By Digital News AsiaMay 25 2017 – 7:37pm By Digital News AsiaDec 19 2017 – 4:14pm By Sharmila Ganapathy-WallaceOct 27 2017 – 12:05am By Digital News AsiaOct 12 2017 – 12:01am By Yunnie MarzukiJan 15 2018 – 12:04am By Sharmila GanapathyJan 12 2018 – 12:05am By Yunnie MarzukiJan 11 2018 – 12:04am ARTIFICIAL intelligence (AI) in Malaysia is progressing by huge strides. The recent announcement of the first AI fund in Malaysia by Kenanga Investors, as well as Al Rajhi Bank’s initiative to use AI to boost their anti-money laundering (AML) efforts, as just some examples of the immediate benefits that AI already has in the business world.

Yet, the notion of an impending age of automation and AI is evoking mixed reactions. On the one hand, there is excitement around the opportunity it presents to radically lower the cost of operations and boost the speed of doing business.

On the other hand, it has given rise to concerns about the future of jobs. This is forcing CIOs to rethink the fundamentals of IT work, operations and jobs.

The fear of losing jobs is overshadowing prospects of new IT jobs that will emerge as the new machine creates new revenue opportunities and job profiles. Based on the major demographic, business and technology trends observable today, we propose new enterprise IT jobs that will emerge over the next five years and will become cornerstones of the future of IT work: Bring Your Own IT Facilitator (BYOITF): Technology is fundamental to any company’s success in driving massive shareholder value.

As a result, shadow-IT is now official, sanctioned and, in many cases, necessary. The growth of shadow-IT is an immense opportunity for IT to collaborate with business units and individuals who have mastered the art of working without IT. Read more from…

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