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Multimedia University Students Come Out Tops at The Frost & Sullivan Public Sector Case Challenge Malaysia 2013.

- Chong Ker Pi, Tan She Quan, and Tan Chuan You take home top prize of RM3000 and internship opportunities from Frost & Sullivan

KUALA LUMPUR Kuala Lumpur (kwä`lə lm`pr), city (1990 est. pop. , Malaysia, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan, together with its Strategic Partners Agensi Inovasi Malaysia (AIM) and Mahindra Satyam, recognized and celebrated innovative young leaders at the inaugural Frost & Sullivan Public Sector Case Challenge Malaysia 2013 on 10 April 2013 at the Mahindra Satyam Malaysia Global Solution Center in Cyberjaya.

The objective of the challenge was to discover and nurture the next generation of leaders in developing and presenting ideas on how a government can foster innovation to promote economic growth and development.

Out of numerous registrants, 5 teams were selected for the finals and mentored by Frost & Sullivan consultants; Team Impulse from Multimedia University (MMU (Memory Management Unit) The part of the computer that governs memory access. Either part of the CPU chip or housed on separate chips, the MMU controls memory partitions and virtual memory. See memory and virtual memory.

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), The Absolute Thinkers from University Malaya, The Possibiliser from Sunway University, and 2 teams from International Islamic University Malaysia The International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM)(Arabic:الجامعة الإسلامية العالمية  (IIUM IIUM International Islamic University Malaysia ), Group 4 and RDF (Resource Description Framework) A recommendation from the W3C for creating meta-data structures that define data on the Web. RDF is designed to provide a method for classification of data on Web sites in order to improve searching and navigation (see Semantic Web). .

The groups then presented their case to an esteemed panel of judges which comprised of Mark Rozario, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  of AIM; Dato' Hafsah Hashim, CEO of SME (1) (Small and Medium-sized Enterprise) See SMB.

(2) (Subject Matter Expert) An individual who is well-versed in the policies and procedures of a particular department or division.
 Corp; Sudhir Dhar, A. Vice President of Mahindra Satyam; Michael Warren, Vice President & Director of Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) and Kavan Mukhtyar, Partner, Frost & Sullivan.

The teams were judged based on their logical reasoning & flow, innovativeness of the proposed solution, actionability of the proposed solution, and completeness of the submission. After careful deliberation, Chong Ker Pi, Tan She Quan, and Tan Chuan You of Team Impulse from MMU, Melaka emerged victorious, receiving a cash prize of RM3000, sponsored by AIM. Sharifah Najah Aqilah Syed Mohd Amudin, Nor Liyana Mohd Anuar, and Julianna Roslan of Group 4 from IIUM took home the second prize of RM1000.

All finalists were offered internship opportunities at Frost & Sullivan while 3 outstanding presenters (Yeoh Yun Wei of The Possibiliser from Sunway University, Nor Liyana Mohd Anuar of Group 4 from IIUM and Chong Ker Pi of Impulse from MMU) were also offered job placements at Frost & Sullivan's Global Innovation Center in Iskandar which serves Frost & Sullivan's global operations and offices, providing opportunities for local employees to work on global projects.

Kavan Mukhtyar, Partner, Frost & Sullivan, said, "We are proud to offer these innovative young leaders a place at Frost & Sullivan. We believe that they will be an asset as we strive to effectively contribute and develop new competencies and skill sets that assist in driving Growth, Innovation and Leadership for our local and global clients."

Karthik Rajan, Vice President, Public Sector, Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific added, "This unique case challenge also provided a platform for the public service leaders to identify talent and the next generation of leaders. The value of public service is vital to the country and the success of our communities. We need to continuously attract a new generation of the best and the brightest to public service. It can be stimulating, and a source of pride and inspiration."

AIM also extended Genovasi scholarships to selected individuals amongst the participants totaling RM22,500 per student. Modeled after the HPI HPI
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 School of Design Thinking in Potsdam, Germany and Stamford University's Design School, Genovasi aims to develop future innovators through their Innovation Ambassador Programme. Innovation Ambassadors will undergo professional development opportunities to enhance innovation skills. For more information on the Genovasi programme, please visit

The case challenge was open to all undergraduates in Malaysia. Visit us online at for more information.

Agensi Inovasi Malaysia (AIM) and Mahindra Satyam are Strategic Partners while Top 10 of Malaysia is a Media Partner for the event.

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