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On 31 July 2012 08:17, red1 <r...@red1.org> wrote:

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> Geng,
> -------- Original Message --------  Subject: Re: Kertas Pembentangan Sesi
> Open Day 30/7/2012 Kajian Semula National Strategic ICT Roadmaps dan
> Technology Roadmaps.  Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2012 08:16:42 +0800  From: red1
> <r...@red1.org> <r...@red1.org>  To: Mohd Hafezzudeen Bin. Che Hassan
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> Thank you for the document. This is so efficient. Kudos to the secretariat
> and consultant team handling this.
> DISCLAMIER. I am an angry and foolish person. :) I wish to give my 2 cents
> to this fine effort and i already given one cent yesterday and i shall pay
> the second cent now. I apologise if i sound patronising but i humbly beg
> for leniency in reading this. My disclaimer is that you can always stop
> here. It is called 'freedom of choice' from where we come from. But if you
> read till the end, i will reward the reader with a poetic apology.
> Yesterday i asked the question if you have heard of me where i mentioned
> three main-stream media pieces such as '*Putting Malaysia* on the *open
> source map*, New Straits Times, 2007' and The Star Intech cover story on
> 9th June 2009. (please see the Star Intech image here
> http://www.adempiere.com/index.php/User:Red1) not to bitch but i was
> attempting a simple straight-to-the-point pitch as i possibly can. With no
> one raising their hands is resting my case.
> As a celebrated founding leader of an Open Source project fork by many
> parties outside Malaysia (please see http://red1.org/guestbook/) has put
> me past bragging point and i wanted to make the academic contribution to my
> own country about how Innovation is lacking in our nation's DNA. Hopefully
> from what i say in my own right may carry some lesson either to myself or
> to the country. Or both.
> I am encouraged by the presentation workshop as many of those who spoke
> touched on such 'Innovation DNA' to be identified and nurtured as part of
> the National Strategic ICT Roadmap. There was reference from one
> representative about 'Behavioral Economics' and "What is new?' or 'How do
> we beat the megatrends by striking our own 'blue ocean strategy' so to
> speak which points to the need that such a Strategic Roadmap must address
> in order to not miss the forest for the trees.
> I am no expert as to the many professors and consultants in each own
> respective endeavour in the room. I hope for consideration as an expert in
> my field as reported in our local press. I read alot and practiced alot my
> last 30 years in my field. I am not just a  high school dropout, software
> engineer that is self taught but reborn a few times through many mistakes
> such as 3 dotcom crashes (as Siti Nurhaliza's first webmaster, Singapore's
> WebTV and Malaysia's WorldSOL.com (an oil B2B based on OracleExchange) and
> ever jealous of foreign dominance over our local software industry. These
> thoughts and the particular thought that others are raking in billions with
> almost no effort in small-man teams such as Youtube, Google, Twitter and
> Facebook where they only created a dotcom and a template suite and the
> whole world gave them the billons worth of content, while we are always
> part of the mindless consumers that are sinking in the world's rankings and
> ratings. Yesterday's slide by the consultants which is a downward slide
> (good pun) was too much for any Malaysian in the room to bear.
> I read alot on even what Dr. Mahathir read such as Keniche Ohmae's
> Borderless World and every book from Alvin Toffler and someone truly
> brilliant called Dr. Lester Thurow. I directly incorporated some of the
> naked ideas about 'going against the grain' with 'building value brand
> equity' and Al Ries and Jack Trout's 'Positioning of the Mind' as part of a
> strategy to reinvent myself into a global icon on the assumption that if
> someone can give a stupid idea in California and make billions, why not me
> who is as foolish.
> Thus nearly a decade ago, I laid out a strategy to explore from lessons
> learnt past, of what is missing in some of the online stuff i found and
> filled the gap which eventually worked albeit singlehandedly (thanks to our
> nation's infrastructure in the form of a lone copper phone Streamyx line
> that links the community to my farm home in Kuang here 9 years ago) where i
> became the top Compiere project community human icon and eventually
> recognised as a global leader in its most aggresive fork today. The
> technology our project global 'taleban' team is mind-blowing, dabbling in
> cutting edge such as Apache ActiveMQ, IBM Equinox OSGi and Android
> computing (see http://www.adempiere.com). And business wise, our users
> are from IBM, SAP, JD Edwards, Sage coupled with serious verticals'
> backgrounds such as Oil and Gas, Banking and the military.
> However i was totally frustrated when interacting with the system in our
> country to get even a fair hearing. In fact there was no hearing as no one
> called back as hardly anyone understand my pitch. Some friend in MDec even
> advised me to take a salesman course to sound less bitchy and more
> pitch-fee. Sorry, i am no salesman. I am a code cruncher. If i stop
> rallying my troops and coding knee high into their same mud, the project
> may suffer though we are backed up by hackers and forks from Chile to Japan.
> I find all this relevant and ironic because those viral social dotcoms is
> an emerging global megatrend by itself. I have written my own take that
> they are not actually social but part of a sick strategy where they will
> converge into a gigantic life-style monopoly of Google-ERP of which i am
> trying to leverage the ERP part planting a flag somewhere on the equation
> zoo. I am not dreaming of the day Google or Bill Gates offer me a blank
> cheque because seriously it will be an insult to Malaysia when fellow
> Malaysians hear of this.
> I pray that in this fasting month some of my fellow Malaysians out there
> feel my continous hope of a quantum leap of faith. If any of you allow me
> to present what actually is this formula of Google ERP with an eco-system
> that actually costs peanuts compared to the North South Highway to blow the
> world over, please contact me at my email here and i will give you my
> personal number. Don't worry. My expectations are very low.
> I am not hoping for any terminology in the document to be changed or any
> mention of a 'Top Guru Award" (hint) to spur individualistic spirit which
> Steve Jobs so articulated in life and spirit, but at least we can work
> systematically to kindle more of such dreams to go global from among our
> kampung folks connected and living only via a copper ADSL line. After all
> that is the slogan from our dear PM - rakyat didahulukan.
> As promised, my poem of apologeticsm:
> Sempena bulan yang mulia ini, menjelang syawal tiba nanti;
> Terimalah saya yang tidak teratur dalam susunan jari,
> Mohon maaf kerana tidak tahu sangat berbahasa;
> Hanya Tuhan Penjadi alam yang Maha Sempurna
> Wallahu Aklam
> Redhuan Daniel Oon,
> (participant under OSS SIG, MNCC)
> www.red1.org
> On 7/31/12 6:01 AM, Mohd Hafezzudeen Bin. Che Hassan wrote:
> Assalamualaikum dan salam sejahtera.
> Datin/ Prof./ Dr./ Tuan/ Puan,
> Dengan segala hormatnya saya merujuk perkara di atas.
> Dikepilkan bersama emel ini ialah kertas pembentangan daripada pihak 
> perunding Frost & Sullivan untuk makluman pihak Datin/ Prof./ Dr./ Tuan/ 
> Puan. Diharapkan pihak Datin/ Prof./ Dr./ Tuan/ Puan dapat memberi 
> maklumbalas sekiranya ada, pada atau sebelum 3 Ogos 2012 bagi tujuan 
> penambahbaikan laporan akhir oleh pihak perunding. Kerjasama daripada pihak 
> Datin/ Prof./ Dr./ Tuan/ Puan amat kami hargai.
> Sekian, terima kasih.
> Mohd Hafezzudeen Che Hassan
> Bahagian Dasar ICT
> Kementerian Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi
> Aras 5, Blok C5, Kompleks C
> 62662 Putrajaya
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