KUCHING: The Regional Corridor Development Authority (RECODA) has emerged victorious in the International Innovation Awards (IIA) 2021 under the Service and Solution category with its innovation, RECODA Project Management System (RPMS).
Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg, who is also RECODA board chairman, symbolically received the award at his office here on Tuesday (Jan 18) from RECODA chief executive officer (CEO) Datuk Ismawi Ismuni.
RECODA said it was announced as the winner on Dec 9 last year at a virtual ceremony held in Singapore.
“The regional recognition award saw RECODA contending against more than 160 other nominees, across 30 countries involving 24 industries.
“Apart from winning the prestigious award, RECODA’s innovation has also been qualified to be certified with InnoMark, which is an international certification that recognises outstanding innovation through stringent 8-D criteria which are the development of idea, problem solution, execution, consolidation, distinction, patent, result and performance and time, value and effort,” it said in a press release on Tuesday.
The statutory body said the journey for RPMS started in 2019 with the conceptual stage while its development started in July last year.
“RPMS is a cloud-based, integrated, innovative, and interactive Digital Project Information and Monitoring Dashboard System used for managing, supervising, and monitoring the current progress and health status of the ongoing projects.
“RPMS makes it possible to track and monitor the current project progress status on site instantly, without having to physically be present on site, all within fingertips through mobile devices.”
Also present was Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas who is also the chairman for Highland Development Agency (HDA).