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SGAM 22nd Annual General Meeting – March 20,2012

SGAM 22nd AGM 2012 was held at Sime Darby Convention Centre, KL at 3.00pm on March 20,2012 with 27 members in attendance.  Being a non-election year of the current Management Council 2011/2013 which has a 2-Year term, it was poorly attended.  However, an election was conducted for the 2 (two) Auditor’s positions, which fall vacant every year.  Peter Ong of OGS Consulting Pte Ltd and Roselin Ayob from Malayan Banking Bhd were elected


Movie-Get-Together – May 1,2012

The Movie-Get-Together social networking event held on May 1,2012 at GSC Pavilion for the show “The Avengers” was well attended and well received.  Pop corn and a drink were provided for each patron.  Redemption of tickets commenced at 1.00pm on that day even though  show time was 3.00pm.   Total of 256 patrons from member companies attended.


 SGA Masters Invitation 2012 Golf Tournament – May 19,2012

The SGA Masters Invitation Golf Tournament 2012 held on May 19,2012 at Kelab Golf Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, Shah Alam was attended by 82 players.   Except for a slight hitch regarding   

the tee off time at 2.00pm, a misunderstanding between the club official time and printed scorecard time, the tournament proceeded smoothly.  This was aided by the fine weather which held up till the end of the tournament when it turns foul.   Anyway, all the participants thoroughly enjoyed the social networking and competition during the tournament, with prize giving and dinner concluding an eventful and enjoyable day.


 Senior Management P3M Program  - July 18,2012

The Senior Management P3M program training course held on July 18,2012 at Berjaya Times Square Hotel, KL, was attended by 36 participants from member companies sponsored free-of-charge by SGAM, based on registration on a first-come-first-serve basis.   Participants learned the difference and integrating of best practices for project, programme and portfolio management, to drive improved business outcomes.  The training was well received by most participants based on feedbacks, especially regarding the module where a Senior Manager from a multinational company illustrated practical application of the P3M methodology.

SGAM Annual Conference & ICT Awards 2012  - Oct 16 & 17,2012

This annual event held at Berjaya Times Square Hotel, KL was attended by 320 delegates and exhibitors. The conference also showcased IT products exhibited by various IT vendors, who are SGAM members, at their booths.


The conference was officiated by Mr Eric Wong, Chief Marketing Officer of IBM Malaysia, our Platinum Sponsor.

There were nine main tent topics and ten breakout sessions.  Guest speakers Dr Amir Farid Isahak (on health & wellness), Ms Jean Soong (on first impression matters), Citizen Nades (on contemporary issues) and Encik Mohd Nizam Mohd Ali (on corporate integrity) provided some light moments amidst the various technology centric presentations. 

 Firegent iASP, one of the finalist representing Malaysia at the IBM Global Entrepreneur Program Asean SmartCamp Singapore 2012 was invited to share their experiences in the competition.

 SGAM ICT Achievement Awards 2012 were presented to five organizations for their IT innovative initiatives implemented in their respective organizations during the year, namely:

 1.     MAYBANK – “Clarity: Aligning Strategy and Unifying Project Information”

 2.     EPF – “EPF Journey to Excellence (Role Of IT As Enabler)”

 3.     TELEKOM – “TM Customer Experience Enrichment: iCare Prime Project Nationwide


 4.     E-GENTING – “Practising Green and Sustainability Within and Beyond the Data Centre”

 5.     RHB – “Bank @ Work (Bank at Work)”

 All the award winners presented their respective achievements and graciously shared their experiences with the delegates in the spirit of knowledge sharing within the SGAM member community.

 Once again, it was another successful conference and all the planning and hard work that went into hosting this event were simply worth it.


 IBM z-Series “Leveraging The Strength of IBM System z Security” – Feb 26,2013

 The training held at Berjaya Times Square Hotel, KL, was conducted by Mr Greg Boyd from IBM System z WW Lab Services, USA, covering topics such as crypto functionality and hardware available on System z, System SSL and IPSEC, and database encryption.  It was attended by 23 participants of z-Series users and technical questions were skilfully answered by Greg during the “Technical Deep Dive” session.


 SGAM Bowling Tournament 2013 – March 3,2013

This popular event held at Sunway Pyramid attracted a total of 38 teams with a total of 152 players, comprising of 114 men and 38 ladies.  After a tense competition, the team championship goes to HSBC Bank Team 1 , 1st runners-up to Tabung Haji,  2nd runners-up to  OCBC Bank and 3rd runners-up was won by HeiTech Padu.  Players thoroughly enjoyed the tournament and it was well worth waking up early on this Sunday morning to participate.


 SGAM Futsal Tournament 2013 – March 10,2013

This event was held at Sports Planet Shah Alam and a total of 23 teams participated with 280 players and supporters present.  There were quite a few hard fought matches between the teams.  However, after the dust has settled, the team from Proton Parts emerged victorious with a thin margin of 2 – 1 over second-placed Nestle Products.  Prizes for 2nd runners-up goes to UOB Bank and 3rd runners-up to Standard Chartered Bank (Scope International).  Once again it was an eventful Sunday with SGAM members networking well through sports.


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