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2011 is the year of change on many levels. We tend to fear the unknown, but it is only when we venture out and step out of our comfort zone that we grow and oftentimes soar. May 2011 bring you lots of fulfillment on many levels. Spread your wings and fly!

Happy New Year

From the management

With the recent MDeC Score+ exercise, Ygl has rated amongst the top 74 MSC Malaysia status companies. As an extension to this. MDec solicited the assistance of a global market intelligence and consulting firm, IDC Market Research, to design and create a methodology to independently asses and rank these companies thoroughly to ultimately identify the top companies. From the IDC research result, Ygl is rated amongst the top 15 MSC companies.

JUST A LITTLE REMINDER TO ALL PENANGNITES TO SAVE OUR EARTH Initially it was Monday, then Monday and Wednesday and now it is permanently implemented. Kudos to Penang for being the first state in Malaysia to successfully implement the banning of plastics for all business sectors. Ygl hopes to contribute to this campaign by implementing software and helping businesses to go paperless and make our earth a better place for the next generation.

Ygl is a leading Business Solution Provider specialized in certain niche vertical industries in Asia Pacific, with products and services backed by strong domain expertise. Ygl operates from more than 8 regional offices spreading across Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong and China, with more than 120 professionals comprising advisors, trainers, consultants, analysts and programmers.

BENEFITS Improved company image and a better reputation. Improved business revenues. Happier customers. Better planning and control. Better procedures. Greater transparency regarding all business operations. Increased job satisfaction among employees. Improved utilization of time and resources Increased performance. Clear channels of communication. Easier communication. Easier and better change management. More efficient work regarding public inspection authorities. Fewer mistakes. Lower insurance premiums. Better credit terms.

Ygl was granted MSC status in Malaysia in 2004 and has won numerous awards in Asia Pacific region. Ygl's deep industry specialization covers Manufacturing, Hospitality, Library, Property Management, Healthcare, Human Resource, International Procurement, Wholesale & Distribution, Taxation, Application Performance & Security and Data Warehousing. Independently recognized as a global leader in domain-centered solutions, Ygl provides an array of innovative products and services allowing customers, business partners and suppliers to collaborate online, reduce costs and decrease time-to-market. These high performance supply chains enable the businesses to take in the synergies arising out of Real Time Enterprise collaboration while providing timely inputs to customers to help them seize new business opportunities.

“Becoming certified in these information security practices adds that extra value that can place our organizations ahead of our counterparts and/or competition. IT security is extremely important, regular compliance and security audits conducted for all our engagements have demonstrated Ygl’s readiness and commitment to meet these requirements. Achieving ISO 27001:2005 certification is another way to recognize the level of security we provide to our clients, and the maturity of our business processes. This certification extends the foundation we’ve built by also achieving Level 3 CMMI quality certification.” CEO, Mr. Yeap Kong Chean, Ygl Convergence Bhd

Ygl combines its domain expertise and leading edge technology to enable companies across industry verticals to achieve business efficiencies. Ygl's competitive advantage is its domain expertise, product innovation, global reach, and long track record of successes. Ygl reached a new milestone in its rapid growth by becoming one of the first Malaysian software companies to secure the ISO 27001 certification. The achievement was one of Ygl management’s goals to take lead in achieving the global standards and taking adequate security measures to protect information assets. ISO 27001 specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving a documented Information Security Management System within the context of the organisation’s overall business risks. ISO 27001 is the international standard developed exclusively for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS), requiring companies to employ a methodical approach to managing sensitive information and ensuring data security. The standard comprises ten exhaustive control categories including organisation of information security, access controls, physical and environmental security, asset management, business continuity management, communications and operations management. Our mission is to develop, customise, package, promote and finally deliver innovative software solutions, which are beneficial to academic institutions, government-funded organisations, corporate businesses and public at large. There are three elements that are important to Ygl. Firstly is to build a strong, professional company. This can only be achieved by attracting and retaining a talented and committed management team that shares in Ygl’s vision. Second is to build solid products for the vertical industries that Ygl focuses on, and this can only be achieved through the continual effort on the Research & Development side. Last but not least, is to establish Ygl as a regional brand. This can be is achieved only through creating software where Ygl owns the intellectual property and having a world-class standard execution team.

MSC Malaysia Capability Development Achievement Event 2010 (AE2010) Date: Venue: Time:

8 December 2010 (Wednesday) Grand Ballroom A&B, Doubletree by Hilton, Kuala Lumpur 6 p.m. – Cocktail Reception 8 p.m. – Award Dinner

The MSC Malaysia Capability Development Achievement Event is a yearly recognition award ceremony organised by MDeC, which has been instrumental in helping to contribute to the elevation of the standard and competitiveness of the ICT industry, particularly the MSC Malaysia organisations. CDP is a key initiative of MSC Malaysia designed to help ICT companies and individuals to maximise their potentials by adopting global good practices, process improvements and professional certifications. As a mark of recognition, Capability Development Department, MDeC has organized the MSC Malaysia Capability Development Achievement Event 2010 (AE2010) was graced by Chairman of MDeC and YBhg. Dato’ Badlisham Ghazali, CEO of MDeC. Recipients of this award, who have participated has indeed benefited from these programmes, and have truly demonstrated their capability in estimable delivery and contribution of value, in meeting global demands. We are indeed proud to announce that Ygl successfully completed the Multimedia Development Corporation’s (MDeC) MSC Malaysia Capability Development Programme (CDP), and succeeded in achieving the desired certification for the organization, that is Information Security Management System (ISMS) for the year 2010.

Ygl Penang No. 16, China Street 10200 Penang Malaysia Tel No : 604-2610619 Fax No : 604-2625599

Ygl Research & Development Centre No. 5, Lintang Bayan Lepas 1 Bayan Lepas Industrial Park Phase 4, 11900 Bayan Lepas Penang, Malaysia Tel No : 604-6303377 Fax No : 604-6303373

Ygl Kuala Lumpur Suite 9-10, Wisma UOA II, Jalan Pinang 50450 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Tel No : 603-2166 5928 Fax No : 603-2166 5926 Ygl Singapore Northstar@AMK 7030 Ang Mo Kio, Ave 5 #08-101 Singapore 569880 Tel No : 65-93839879 Ygl Hong Kong Unit 2402, 24/F Nanyang Plaza, 57, Hung To Road Kwun Tong Kowloon Hong Kong Tel No : 852-2609 1338 Fax No : 852-2607 3042

Ygl Shanghai Unit 1502, Kerry Everbright City Tower 2, 218 West Tianmu Road Shanghai, China Tel No : 0086-22-63538210 Fax No: 0086-21-63549862

Ygl Beijing Tower Yuan Da 5 Area Ban Jing Road Hai Dian District Beijing


newsletter Dec 2010  

Newsletter Dec 2010