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Digital economy plays key role in high-quality growth (China)

China's manufacturing industry is aiming to transform itself from "Quantity" to "Quality". The key strategy is to develop a digital economy, said Li Yizhong, the former minister from China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Sunday. Speaking at the…

0 comments on “Want to succeed in the digital economy? Bridge the cloud skills gap”

Want to succeed in the digital economy? Bridge the cloud skills gap

Cloud is now a business imperative, and we see many organizations taking a cloud-first approach to innovate faster and serve customers better. Increased agility, more cost savings and better competitive advantages are also amongst the most cited reasons for an…

0 comments on “Workers feel unprepared to get jobs in the digital economy (Australia)”

Workers feel unprepared to get jobs in the digital economy (Australia)

Australians earning under $50,000 a year, that are single, aged 40-49 or did not complete high school are most concerned they'll be out of a job in the new digital economy, but the majority are not doing anything to learn…

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Business meets data science at the Digital Economy Summit in Rotterdam

Industry and business professionals joined academics in digital business and data analytics at the Digital Economy Summit in Rotterdam on 20 June. The community of innovators gathered to explore digital phenomena and data analytics research – and their applications in…

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7 Digital skills are not optional in today’s tech savvy world (UNCTAD)

Negative stereotypes about women and girls studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects are among the impediments to an inclusive world where hi-tech solutions solve global problems, the 21st session of the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development(CSTD),…

0 comments on “Online Training Provider Simplilearn Passes One Million Learners’ Mark”

Online Training Provider Simplilearn Passes One Million Learners’ Mark

EdTech company, Simplilearn, a leading provider of online training courses for digital economy skills, announced today that it has reached a milestone of one million learners. Having recently celebrated its eighth anniversary in the online training business, Simplilearn has doubled its…

0 comments on “A New Economy for the Middle East and North Africa”

A New Economy for the Middle East and North Africa

Despite its geopolitical challenges, the economies of the Middle East and North Africa have vast untapped potential in their young, educated, and tech-savvy populations. If governments can implement the reforms needed to shift from public- to private-sector-led development, the region's…

0 comments on “Alibaba brings focus on tech-based education curriculum”

Alibaba brings focus on tech-based education curriculum

CHINESE e-commerce giant Alibaba’s Bt11-billion promised investment in Thailand have prompted the country’s higher education institutes to step up their technology and related curriculum in preparation for a rising demand for digital skills. Suchatchavee Suwansawas, rector of King Mongkut’s Institute…

0 comments on “Vodafone launches world’s largest international future jobs programme to help up to 10 million young people find work”

Vodafone launches world’s largest international future jobs programme to help up to 10 million young people find work

Vodafone announced the launch of a ground-breaking international future jobs programme “W?”  to provide career guidance and access to training content in the digital economy for up to 10 million young people across 18 countries.The Vodafone digital skills and jobs initiative…