Dynamik Technologies’ has recently announced that its national welfare system, Sistem Kebajikan Negara (SKN), has received the prestigious Asian Technology Excellence Awards 2023 for Enterprise Software for Brunei Government. Chief Executive Officer, Dayang Haslina Haji Mohd Taib received the award at the Asian Technology Excellence Awards 2023 ceremony held in Bangkok, Thailand.
Also present to receive the award were Hajah Siti Rozana binti Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yunos, Head of Corporate Services at Dynamik Technologies, Munerah Abd Rahman, Change Management Specialist, and Hartinie Mohd Antin, Acting Assistant Service Delivery Manager.
In her acceptance speech, she stated, “SKN is Dynamik Technologies’ own developed solution complete with algorithms harmonizing major welfare matrices. Meaningful data analytics have been collected which is aimed to contribute to policy development, aid with decision making and create programmes to reduce poverty.” She stated further “The development of SKN could not have been possible without our project team, our clients and all the stakeholders involved who worked tirelessly to deliver the solution including those working to enhance the system for COVID-19 pandemic reliefs.” She also shared, “We are able to convert innovation to everyday life through our solutions.”
Recently, with the formation of the Borneo Economic Community that Dynamik Technologies serves as one of the main implementation partners for Dagang Borneo, it is hoped that SKN can be used in the sub-region especially by agencies and non-government organisations who distribute assistance and welfare to aid in improving the poverty line in South East Asia.
The Asian Technology Excellence Awards programme aims to recognise exceptional technological projects and innovations, from technology companies that pioneered ground-breaking IT products and solutions to innovative technology initiatives that made an impact on businesses. This year’s entries were evaluated by an esteemed panel of judges consisting of: Steve Lo, Chief Innovation Officer at EY Asia-Pacific; Wilson Chow, Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications Industry Leader at PwC China; Darren Yong, Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications at KPMG Asia Pacific; Yang Chi Chih, Technology, Media and Telecommunications Industry Leader at Deloitte Southeast Asia; and Jason Yau, Regional Leader, Asia Pacific at RSM International and Partner, Technology & Management Consulting at RSM Hong Kong.
In judging entries, Yong emphasised the importance of the ability to solve complex client problems, along with having a commercial perspective. “In a fast-moving environment, individuals that can extrapolate and connect in ways that demonstrate their ability to solve complex client problems in elegant ways using technology would be well regarded. Coupled with a commercial view that can deliver scalable value for businesses, these combined qualities would elevate any submission,” he said.
The Award for Enterprise Software for the Brunei Government recognizes SKN’s pivotal role in transforming welfare distribution, streamlining and harmonizing processes and welfare matrices and providing an improved citizen centric user experience, underscores Dynamik Technologies’ commitment to providing innovative solutions that empower both the public and the private sectors in the digital era.
Published date: 21 September 2023
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