February 22, 2024

We are creating some awesome events for you. Kindly bear with us.

Indonesia’s Digital Talent Scholarship addresses HR

Photo Credit: Gadjah Mada University

A total of 400 participants have completed the Vocational School Graduate Academy (VSGA) training at the Gadjah Mada University.

According to a recent press release, the training is part of the Digital Talent Scholarship program, initiated by Indonesia’s Ministry of Communications and Information, in order to prepare human resources in the field of technology.

Digital Talent Scholarship

Digital Talent Scholarship is one of the Ministry’s flagship programs that aim to develop the country’s human resources in the field of digital technology.

The Digital Talent Scholarship began last year in collaboration with 30 universities and 23 polytechnics throughout the whole country.

It is divided into four training and certification categories. These are:

  1. The Fresh Graduate Academy
  2. The Vocational School Graduate Academy
  3. The Coding Teacher Academy
  4. The Online Academy

The VSGA is a training program particularly vocational graduates, who are not yet working, to increase their competency in the field of ICT.

For this program, the UGM Vocational School served as the provider of facilities and infrastructure as well as training instructors, who followed the training scheme accordingly.

The UGM Vocational School, for its part, organised 4 fields of training. These fields are:

  1. Junior Graphic Designer
  2. Junior Web Developer
  3. Junior Mobile Programmer
  4. Intermediate Animator

The material provided in the training was developed in response to the need of advancing knowledge in digital technology and to address the needs of the industrial world.

Benefits

The training had prepared and equipped the participants to be capable of competing in the digital age, have initiative, act effectively, and be adaptable to the future world of work.

The current batch of participants had taken a competency test and produced 98% competency results.

Hopefully, this program can yield an improvement to the quality of human resources in Indonesia, which will greatly benefit the country.

Having more competent individuals would definitely boost the Government’s efforts in reducing unemployment.

It will also increase the number of skilled workers in the field of technology, thereby addressing the pressing need.

The Ministry of Communications and Information seeks to create a balanced ecosystem that maximises the role of the government agencies, the industry and the educational institutions to that they can work together and become facilitators and accelerators, which support the digital economy.

Addressing the cardiovascular risks of diabetics

In other news, three students from the University designed an application for diabetic patients, who pose the risk of having cardiovascular disease.

The application, called Decardia, is being developed to address the high incidence of diabetes in Indonesia.

Additionally, the highest number of deaths in diabetics is caused by complications with a cardiovascular disease.

Thus, early detection is critical to predict the level of cardiovascular risks within the next 10 years. Knowing this can help anticipate treatment in order to lower and control these risks.

The application is equipped with features such as user guides, risk calculations and education.

The users will be required to enter information that will help assess their health. The information includes gender, age, cholesterol level, blood pressure, among others.

The data will then be processed to produce the level of cardiovascular risk.

There are four categories to which the risk is divided into: Low, Medium, High, and Very High.

Once the magnitude of the risk is determined, the education feature will emerge to recommend ways to manage the risk.

PARTNER

Qlik’s vision is a data-literate world, where everyone can use data and analytics to improve decision-making and solve their most challenging problems. A private company, Qlik offers real-time data integration and analytics solutions, powered by Qlik Cloud, to close the gaps between data, insights and action. By transforming data into Active Intelligence, businesses can drive better decisions, improve revenue and profitability, and optimize customer relationships. Qlik serves more than 38,000 active customers in over 100 countries.

PARTNER

CTC Global Singapore, a premier end-to-end IT solutions provider, is a fully owned subsidiary of ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC) and ITOCHU Corporation.

Since 1972, CTC has established itself as one of the country’s top IT solutions providers. With 50 years of experience, headed by an experienced management team and staffed by over 200 qualified IT professionals, we support organizations with integrated IT solutions expertise in Autonomous IT, Cyber Security, Digital Transformation, Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Modernization and Professional Services.

Well-known for our strengths in system integration and consultation, CTC Global proves to be the preferred IT outsourcing destination for organizations all over Singapore today.

PARTNER

Planview has one mission: to build the future of connected work. Our solutions enable organizations to connect the business from ideas to impact, empowering companies to accelerate the achievement of what matters most. Planview’s full spectrum of Portfolio Management and Work Management solutions creates an organizational focus on the strategic outcomes that matter and empowers teams to deliver their best work, no matter how they work. The comprehensive Planview platform and enterprise success model enables customers to deliver innovative, competitive products, services, and customer experiences. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with locations around the world, Planview has more than 1,300 employees supporting 4,500 customers and 2.6 million users worldwide. For more information, visit www.planview.com.

SUPPORTING ORGANISATION

SIRIM is a premier industrial research and technology organisation in Malaysia, wholly-owned by the Minister​ of Finance Incorporated. With over forty years of experience and expertise, SIRIM is mandated as the machinery for research and technology development, and the national champion of quality. SIRIM has always played a major role in the development of the country’s private sector. By tapping into our expertise and knowledge base, we focus on developing new technologies and improvements in the manufacturing, technology and services sectors. We nurture Small Medium Enterprises (SME) growth with solutions for technology penetration and upgrading, making it an ideal technology partner for SMEs.

PARTNER

HashiCorp provides infrastructure automation software for multi-cloud environments, enabling enterprises to unlock a common cloud operating model to provision, secure, connect, and run any application on any infrastructure. HashiCorp tools allow organizations to deliver applications faster by helping enterprises transition from manual processes and ITIL practices to self-service automation and DevOps practices. 

PARTNER

IBM is a leading global hybrid cloud and AI, and business services provider. We help clients in more than 175 countries capitalize on insights from their data, streamline business processes, reduce costs and gain the competitive edge in their industries. Nearly 3,000 government and corporate entities in critical infrastructure areas such as financial services, telecommunications and healthcare rely on IBM’s hybrid cloud platform and Red Hat OpenShift to affect their digital transformations quickly, efficiently and securely. IBM’s breakthrough innovations in AI, quantum computing, industry-specific cloud solutions and business services deliver open and flexible options to our clients. All of this is backed by IBM’s legendary commitment to trust, transparency, responsibility, inclusivity and service.

Send this to a friend