Human Resources in the Technology Sector Increasingly Urge to Boost Economic Growth, Liputan6.com, Jakarta – The Covid-19 pandemic that has hit the world, including Indonesia, has accelerated the presence oftechnology digital in everyday society.
Therefore, the need to prepare talent in the field oftechnology especially data science and AI are increasingly urgent and need to be the attention of universities and other stakeholders to help encourage national economic growth by preparing HR in Technology .
“Laporan The Future Job of Report 2020 by the World Economic Forum (WEF) found the occurrence of technology adoption by companies in Indonesia. This indicates the urgency HR in Technology the needs of workers, among others in the fields of data science and analytics, artificial intelligence (TO THE) andmachine learning specialist, big data analytics, internet of thing (IoT) specialist, as well asdigital marketing specialist”, said Data Academy Founder Nadia Alatas in a written statement in Jakarta, Wednesday (21/7/2021).
In line with that, World Bank report entitled Indonesia's Economic Prospects : Speed Up Recovery released in June 2021 also highlighted the lack of decent and quality jobs to encourage the growth of the middle class in Indonesia. therefore prepared HR in Technology.
From the demand side (demand), there is an inconsistency (mismatch) between the capacity of the highly educated workforce and industry needs. Diploma or bachelor's degree is no longer a guarantee, if not able to keep up with the fast dynamics of the industry.HR in Technology
This report recommends reform strategies to address work-related challenges including, equip the Indonesian workforce to have middle-class jobs by investing in building learning and training systems and programs to upgrade workers' skills.
The report also encourages more women to take part in the workforce and reduces the income gap between men and women.
Pemenang Women in ICT-Channel Asia Award 2020 This emphasizes the need for university graduates and even company employees to do up-skilling and re-skilling in order to quickly adapt to the needs of the industrial market that adopts the latest technology..
Because, according to her, there is still a wide gap between the industry's need for data science and AI talent and the availability provided by the world of education. Universities have challenges to develop a curriculum that is in accordance with the needs of the industry.
"Data Academy is preparing training, certification, standardization, and assisting universities in developing curricula and research in data science and AI. At the same time providing internship and recruitment programs. All of this is in order to bring universities closer to the needs of industry,Nadia said.
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