Standard Chartered ICT Competition is Back!


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As a traveler, what I fear most if definitely about my safety, what if am abducted or simply lost in the jungle or involve in  whatever mishaps? 
How will I notify my family or the authority? How will I survive?
Up till today, I still couldn’t find any device or application that is effective at tagging my location. 

That is a problem isn’t it? Do you think you have the solution for my problem? πŸ˜‰

Why don’t you put forward your idea to Standard Chartered ICT Competition and win prizes worth over RM60, 000! 

This is the 2nd time that Standard Chartered is holding its ICT Competition. I was lucky to be invited to the launching  held at The Westin Kuala Lumpur alongside some really famous bloggers such as Povy and Jessicat! πŸ˜‰

So, what is this Standard Chartered ICT Competition about? 

The competition aims to boost creativity in innovation and further enhance knowledge on ICT as well as to promote entrepreneurship amongst the university students in Malaysia. This competition is also one of Standard Chartered initiatives to help the Government to increase the country’s pool of knowledge workers and to realize the Digital Malaysia agenda.

See, Jessicat and I were already excited when they announced the prize money – we might wanna create another version of Instagram! πŸ˜›
Or maybe we should team up eh Povy and +Jessica Tan to create blogger app? How about that? Hehehe πŸ˜€

That sounds interesting! Considering their mission is to discover excellent IT innovations and to help stimulate great minds thus unleashing the innovator potential of the participants! πŸ˜€

I still remember my time when I tried to pitch in this reality show. Too bad I didn’t make to the final. Maybe this is my chance? Something more travel-ish? Hehe

So, it’s super easy to join. Head down to SCICT Website to register! 

here's our previous winner
These are the stages for your guidelines, in case you wanna join!

Submissions of the β€˜idea’ via online submission form are open from 13 Jan – 25 Mar 2013. The top ten (10) submissions from each category will be selected at the preliminary judging.
The 10 finalist teams from each category will need to attend a half day skills enhancement workshop. The workshop is designed in helping the participants to get acquainted to the practical techniques in order to further enhance their business proposal. Next, teams are required to submit a formal business proposal & present it to the judging committee.
The Judging Committee will then select the best business idea and rank the top three (3) teams from each category. Winning teams will be announced at the Grand Finale.

This year themE is IT MATTERS! 

join our Facebook contest
WHY IT MATTERS? Technology has certainly changed the way we live. It has impacted different facets of life and redefined the way we live. Indeed technology plays an important role in every sphere of life. With technology, several mundane manual tasks can be automated. Many complex and critical processes can be carried out with ease and greater efficiency with the help of modern technology. Thanks to the application of technology, life has changed and it has changed for the better. Hence, IT Matters.

FUEL YOUR CREATIVITY! You may submit ANY innovative ideas and digital creativity, provided that it consists of IT elements. Below are some sample topics but not limit to:

– Business System Analysis
– Computer Forensics
– Computer Programming
– Telecommunications
– Web Applications Development
– Tools / Gadgets for i.e. The Disabled, Aged, mothers, babies etc
– Research & Development Technologies
– Web designing
– Animation
– Gaming
– Engineering

Other than this main competition, why don’t you join the weekly contest. This week is dedicated you you instagram-freaks! πŸ˜›

Click on the photo to join. Comel lehh…comel lehh..Like me! (Cute..Cute) πŸ˜›

One of the judging criteria that I think you guys should look at is Implementation Feasibility! 

  • So, is it realistic to be implemented? 
  • Will it be practical to actually create it?
  • How do you decide to smooth your operation and what not.

Take this into consideration guys! Remember RM 60,000 is up for grab! This is your chance to showcase your talent and with Standard Chartered ICT Competition, it will be something great! Take on the chance!


Remember! Don’t forget when you register, pun my blog as referral! I aim to give RM 10 to charity from every form received . (A max of 10 forms, InshaAllah)

Till then, keep on traveling and create something great peeps! πŸ˜€

Author: Rayyan Haries

A Malaysian boy's journey becoming a man through his journey travelling and volunteering around the world.

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