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MCMC, Media Prima announce 24-hour competition for Malaysian developers and creatives

AvantiKumar | Nov. 20, 2014
The second edition of the D3 (Define, Design, Develop) contest for Malaysian creatives, developers and entrepreneurs includes a new Government apps category.

Dato’ Ali (Chief Officer Industry Development, MCMC)  

Photo - Dato' Ali Hanifiah , Chief Officer, Industry Development, MCMC


National regulator MCMC and local media firm Media Prima Digital have co-organised the second edition of the D3 (Define, Design, Develop) competition, which invites Malaysian creatives, developers and entrepreneurs to win prizes worth more than RM90,000 [US$26,807].

Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission [MCMC] chief officer, industry development, Dato' Ali Hanifiah said the event, which will be held on 22nd and 23d November 2014 at TM Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur, will be "specially catered event for the public to develop digital applications to provide innovative solutions."
"D3 2.0 is expected to be even more competitive as there are prizes worth more than RM90,000 [US$26,807] to be given away plus an overseas trip to Sydney," he said.

"In addition, a 'Government Mobile Apps' category has been added to encourage participants to work on user-friendly applications to improve the government's service delivery system and to provide quick access to information about government agency services via the Internet. Two previous categories will be included again:  Media & Entertainment and Connected Community."

D3 2.0 will be a 24-hours competition and is open for public registration. Participants are allowed to develop digital applications based on Windows, iOS and Android operating systems.

The competition has Telekom Malaysia as Innovation Partner and is also supported by the Malaysian Modernisation and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU), Ooyala and Microsoft.

Microsoft will be providing technical support with software workshops and also offering technical assistance to participants.  Ooyala will also be holding a knowledge sharing workshop to introduce its digital platform as well as analytics, integration and API frameworking.

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