TM R&D was recently conferred the Merit Award under the ICT Services Solutions sub category for its Cloud Native Data Exchange Platform Utilising Network APIs (Data Exchange Platform) at the MSC Malaysia Asia Pacific ICT Awards (MSC Malaysia APICTA) 2020 organised virtually by the National ICT Association of Malaysia (PIKOM) and supported by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC).
Data Exchange Platform, built on TM R&D’s Open Innovation Platform (OIP) is a one-stop centre for managing data and a full cloud-native platform. This data exchange centre allows industries to better understand consumer behavioral changes and movement patterns as well as impact on businesses. Not only does the platform contains many open datasets that communities can utilise to provide data driven decision, it also has open datasets that include weather forecast of cities in Malaysia, power outage alerts from TNB, other agencies and states as well as information related to World Bank within the Malaysia context. Most importantly, the Data Exchange Platform helps to flatten the curve on global pandemics such as COVID-19. COVID-19 datasets are available for policy makers, developers and the public to access and perform data driven decisions as well as disseminate the information for public interest.
MSC Malaysia APICTA Awards provides recognition to outstanding achievements of individuals, students, entrepreneurs, SMEs and organisations with operations in Malaysia who contributed to the development of the MSC Malaysia initiatives or in building applications and services for the benefit of Malaysia. It recognises creativity, innovation and excellence in Malaysian ICT.