The following are some of the past, current, and upcoming activities of the Faculty of Engineering, Multimedia University. Should there be anything that you feel ought to be included in this chronicle, please feel free to send the information to the administrator, Ms. Wong Hwee Ling (hlwong [AT]mmu.edu.my).


Innovate Malaysia Softskills Talk

Innovate Malaysia 2021 is held fully virtual this year and we are coming to a mid-point for this year's competition. To help the participants overcome the challenges of having a virtual competition, Intel is organising the following talks.

We are opening up these talks to students in Malaysian universities, which we think will benefit them as some will go through the same challenges this year. Appreciate if you can forward this invite to your students.

Please register using this link: https://forms.gle/awSCQDqpFZhgtbud8

 

UX/DX – What You Need to Know

Date: 29 March 2021
Time: 10am - 11am
Online Session: MS Teams (session link to be given after registration)
Speakers:
1. Kanapathy Murugayah, SW Tools TME, IoTG, Intel
2. Yap Keng Lai, Content Designer, IoTG, Intel

Abstract

Regardless of the products that you are creating, it's undeniable that the quality of the product largely depends on the experience of the user. A product that provides good user experiences, requires the process of understanding the user journey in using the product and implementing the right features to facilitate the journey. This talk discusses the definition of user and developer experience (UX/DX) and how to get the right information to create a product that provides a good user experience.

Speakers' Biography

Kana has been with Intel IOTG for more than a decade and worked in multiple roles supporting customer to design innovative IOT solutions. Kana has experience in Linux, Virtualization, and Security. Now he evangelizes the need for great developer experience with Intel SW Developer Tools.

Keng Lai started as an engineer with Intel IOTG 16 years ago. She has also been a hardware application engineer and a technical writer within Intel. She is now a Content Designer in IOTG, responsible to ensure great user and developer experience while using Intel products for Edge Inference solutions.

 

Nail Your Next Virtual Presentation

Date: 29 March 2021
Time: 2pm - 3pm
Online Session: MS Teams (session link to be given after registration)
Speaker: Karena Kamaruzaman, Engineer, IoTG, Intel

Abstract

Presenting is a big part of life, whether it's presenting an idea or proposal in college, sharing results of a project at work or even influencing a group of friends to eat at your favourite café for lunch. However, recent events have made presenting virtually become common and will continue to be important for some time. This talk will equip you with some tips on how to deliver your next virtual presentation that will leave your audience with a lasting impact.

Speaker Biography

Karena is an engineer at Intel with the Internet of Things Group. She is an active member of Toastmasters and has achieved the Distinguished Toastmaster award. She enjoys public speaking, be it emceeing events, presenting technical papers in conferences, and competing in speech contests.

 

What is Business Acumen?

Date: 30 March 2021
Time: 10am - 11am
Online Session: MS Teams (session link to be given after registration)
Speaker: Dr Ngoo Seong Boon, GM, Banking Vertical BU, IoTG, Intel

Abstract

Business acumen (also known as a business savvy and business sense) is an ability that allows you to understand and cope with different business situations. We will discuss what is business acumen, the importance of it and how to sharpen the skill to help in your future career.

Speaker Biography

Dr SB Ngoo is currently the General Manager of Banking Vertical Market in Retail, Banking, Hospitality, Education (RBHE), for Intel IOTG worldwide business in Banking segment particularly. He has worked in Intel for about 22 years in various locations (China, Taiwan, US, Malaysia) and held many marketing and sales role in Intel. He hold Electrical & Electronics degree, MBA and DBA.