Teradata CTO: Malaysia needs to accept failure

Teradata Malaysia’s newly-appointed country manager Saqib Sabah. — DNA picKUALA LUMPUR, May 13 — Malaysia may be ready to become the regional hub for big data analytics (BDA) in terms of technology, but two challenges stand in its way.The country needs to develop more manpower, and needs to inculcate the culture of accepting failure as part of innovation, according to Stephen Brobst, chief technology officer of data analytics solutions company Teradata Corp.“The technology is already there. The culture and the talent are the hard parts,” he told a media briefing in Kuala Lumpur on May 12.“Innovation requires failure and failing, meaning you’re learning something. It’s a culture that every country should have.“A lot of companies do not know how to fail gracefully. If you failed, just learn from it and move…


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