Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has launched the Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA) and the first version of the Sarawak Digital Economy Strategy Book 2018-2022 ,heralding the start of digitalisation transformation of Sarawak.
The Sarawak Digital Economy Strategy 2018-2022 is a document which clearly spells out the Vision, Mission and Strategies and also contains 47 Strategic Actions.
State government’s emphasis on digital economy can propel Sarawak to become an advanced state in Malaysia within the next ten years. The state government will do everything possible to transform Sarawak into a digital economy powerhouse.
Sarawak’s ability in diversifying its economy has fueled the state government’s confidence in achieving similar success with its ongoing pursuit in digital economy.
Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg believes that digital economy would be a strong platform and also the catalyst for the state to reach out to the global business community, as well as to forge international collaborations.
Abang Johari added that the enhancement in economy would accelerate the growth and wealth of the state as well as turn it into a developed and high-income state by 2030.Among the area are Smart City, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics , eCommerce, Virtual Reality and etc.
Industry 4.0 is a new term. Industry 4.0 creates what has been called a “smart factory”. Within the modular structured smart factories, cyber-physical systems monitor physical processes, create a virtual copy of the physical world and make decentralized decisions.