Bicta participants told to be quick, creative & attentive, not complacent – Borneo Bulletin
By Siti Hajar
Following 3 wins for final year’s Apicta Awards eventuality hold in Pattaya, Thailand, that was of good stress as good as noted the chronological miracle for the nation’s ICT field, this year’s Brunei ICT Awards (Bicta) participants were reminded not to let relief win.
“We contingency work harder to safeguard that the products can be utilized domestically for the own benefits as good as support to the needs. We should additionally go upon with what you had finished before,” pronounced Dato Paduka Hj Awg Alaihuddin garbage bin POKDGSLDSU Hj AwgMohammad Taha, Permanent Secretary during the Ministry of Communications.
The permanent secretary, who was vocalization during the launch of Bicta 2012 in his genius as the annual event’s guest of honour, additionally referred to internal ICT companies demeanour over the borders of the Sultanate as good as set their sights upon the general personification fields, in perspective of the country’s marketplace volume as good as limitations.
“We contingency find ways to emanate active collaborations as good as team-work with alternative unfamiliar partners to concede the products to dig wider as good as bigger markets overseas,” he said.
The final decade, he observed, has seen the series of the ICT courtesy that has enabled changes in the approach societies live, work, correlate as good as take knowledge, as good as this realization equates to Brunei needs to “change sincerely quickly” in sequence to sojourn competitive.
“Bicta participants contingency be discerning as good as beautiful sufficient as good as compensate tighten courtesy to destiny trends of record in sequence to rise suitable ICT products that will encounter the final as good as needs of internal as good as tellurian consumers as good as the ICT marketplace during large,” he expressed.
“As technological expansion is the consistent as good as energetic process, the single of the many critical changes in the courtesy is the ‘consumerisation of technology’”, such as the changes seen in mobile phones that have transcended over the veteran universe to apropos the lifestyle choice.
“What it tells us is that these technological developments would go upon as good as emanate some-more direct for improved products, upon condition that serve impulse for innovations as good as improvements in the every day life.
“ICT, in this instance, is increasingly apropos not only an enabler or the utilitarian apparatus for growth, though additionally provides an event for personal improvement that would assistance renovate one’s mercantile as good as amicable hold up in to the some-more successful as good as gratifying career achievement.”
The inhabitant ICT competition, he forked out, “has regularly been during the forefront, catering to the nation’s aspirations to assistance furnish beautiful as good as innovative people as good as organisations”, by supervision supplies for the expansion of Brunei’s ICT industry, enabling participants to benefit their balance in what he described as “this energetic industry”.
Winners of this year’s Bicta will mount to paint the nation upon an general scale during the Apicta 2012, that Brunei will additionally be hosting. Winners for the Apicta or Merit Award will be postulated $ 50,000 as good as $ 25,000 respectively as the equates to to serve raise their ideas to support to internal as good as general demands.
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