Fourth Industrial Revolution

'Quality education a key component to embrace Fourth Industrial Revolution'

KUCHING: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today raised his concern over the lack of investment in quality education and basic infrastructures by …

Industry 4.0

3 cool VR startups you can meet in South Korea this December

As virtual reality (VR) technology attracts both consumers and investors, a wide range of startups are taking AR/VR beyond headsets to give users a …

Virtual Reality

Najib: Malaysia must adjust its policies or lose its competitive edge

KUCHING, Nov 21 — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak stressed today that Malaysia has to adjust its policies or else it will lose its competitive …

Najib Razak

Data Is the New Oil

The volume, variety and velocity of data generated in today's world is nothing less than breathtaking. Although digital technology has spanned more …

Big Data

The Northern Powerhouse will be good for London too

When the Conservative government launched the Northern Powerhouse in 2014 it set in motion a plan to take 15 million people into a networked economy …

Andy Burnham

OPINION: Innovation of digital content tools changed the way the world learns

Ryan Knipe, the managing executive of Alexander Forbes Empower writes about innovation of digital content and technological tools used for learning.

Learning

Africa Industrialisation - 'Industry Key to Sustainable Growth'

Daily Trust, 20 November 2017<p>Industriall Global Union in Africa will today mark the 2017 Africa industrialization Day (AID) in Abuja with a mass …

Africa

Creating Manufacturing's Next-Generation Workforce: Take 2

My good friend Hal Sirkin, whose office is just down the hall from mine in our Chicago office, has written frequently about America’s need to build a bigger, more highly skilled workforce.<p>He’s also explored various ways we might accomplish that, pointing to Germany’s vocational education system as …

Manufacturing

Get ready for new industrial revolution, says Kedah Sultan

SINTOK: Graduates of higher learning institutions should brace for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industrial 4.0) as the job market will largely …

Industry 4.0

Sonia Bashir Kabir to lead Microsoft in four countries

Sonia Bashir Kabir has recently been appointed as managing director of Microsoft for Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Laos.<p>Sonia will lead Microsoft's …

South-east Asia

Sight to behold: Visually-impaired student graduates top of her class from UUM

SINTOK: Impressed by her academic achievements and over-the-phone communication skills, a recruiter for a Kuala Lumpur company invited Harziah Khalid …

Education

The Rise Of The Unicorn Challenger Bank You've Never Heard Of - OakNorth

Looking at the small and medium size enterprise (SME) lending market today, a similar pattern emerges. At the smaller end of loans under $0.5 Million, big banks and FinTechs offer several debt options including small general purpose business loans, asset finance, and invoice finance. To make these …

FinTech

How employees with disabilities can fill tech skills gaps and drive innovation

People with autism or other disabilities are often overlooked in company diversity efforts. But this population represents a pool of untapped talent …

JP Morgan Chase

Algorithms And AI: A World Of New Possibilities

Despite what Hollywood suggests, AI won’t mean the end of the world. In fact, it promises a bright new future.<p>Elon Musk is probably one of the most famous technologists on the planet today, so when he voices fears of artificial intelligence (AI) running amok, by telling state leaders in the U.S. …

Intelligence

Data report posits post-Brexit productivity uplift

A research report published at this week’s Big Data London conference suggests the UK will see a productivity uplift post-Brexit if companies invest …

Business Technology

Without Regional Collaboration, South-East Asia Will Struggle in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The report, <i>ASEAN 4.0: What Does the Fourth Industrial Revolution Mean for Regional Economic Integration?</i>, analyses how emerging technologies will …

Industry 4.0

Worried About Surviving in an Automated World? These Are the Skills That Will Save You.

A future filled with automated robots inspires both optimism and anxiety. You can curb the latter by being what robots are not: human.<p>A future filled with automated robots inspires both optimism and anxiety. According to a 2017 study by the Pew Research Center, the vast majority of Americans …

Industry 4.0

Fourth Industrial Revolution: Will Australia be the 'lucky country' in tomorrow's economy?

Australians have much to be proud of when it comes to their economy.<p>In June, the country broke the developed world's record for the longest run of …

Industry 4.0

Philanthropy gains importance in tackling problems

LEADERS around the world are confronted with major challenges, many of which seem too big to be resolved by one single stakeholder alone. The fourth …

News (China)

Updating Education for the Evolving Job Market: Learning at the Pace of Life and Work

A technology-stimulated, connected, and accelerated marketplace is generating different roles and additional skills requirements for us as workers. The traditional model of completing our lifelong education needs <i>before</i> we enter the workforce is now obsolete. On-the-job experience must now be …

Learning

What is a 'connected plant'? Honeywell's Jason Urso explains its ubiquitous industrial appeal

Underpinned by the Industrial Internet of Things, the concept is changing industrial and manufacturing processes in the digital age.<p>In step with our …

Internet of Things

OPINION: The Future of risk- New game, new rules

JOHANNESBURG - In today’s hyper-connected world - dominated by mobile devices, social media and evolving expectations from society with increasingly …

Determine

Fundraising concerts at AT&T are grand slams of love & support

Image 1of/9<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Two stellar concerts rocked AT&T Park — the Dreamfest Concert Nov. 7 and the Band Together fundraiser Nov. 9 — a mere 48 hours …

Michelle Obama

UAE Launches Fourth Industrial Revolution Protocol

In partnership with the World Economic Forum (WEF), the Emirate government launched Sunday the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) Protocol.<p>During the …

Middle East

Marketing, Technology & Transformation

Anyone who remembers the late 1990s will remember the dotcom bubble. Facebook was just a twinkle in Zuckerberg’s eye; the smartphone was an unheard …

Innovation

Renewable energy can boost township economy

However, the entry of independent power producers in the renewable energy space is already causing significant investment by the national government …

Business (South Africa)

Dreamforce Showcases The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Just back from Dreamforce, the annual conference for Salesforce, and I am buzzing with excitement. This is a premier event in the technology industry with 170,000-plus attendees, learning from experts teaching 2,700 educational sessions. Marquis keynote speakers included Salesforce founder, …

Marc Benioff

(CRM) is up at $105.24 Salesforce Delivers Customer Success...

Advertisement<p>Salesforce.Com Inc (NYSE:CRM):<p><b>Salesforce Delivers Customer Success Platform for the Fourth Industrial Revolution</b>.<p>In the market the …

CRM

Internet Of Things may add $10-15 trillion to global economy

Mohammad Bin Rashid attends the second Annual Meetings of the Global Future Councils

Innovation

Book Excerpt: How technology is enabling a new era of ‘deep listening,’ and why you should pay attention

[<b>Editor’s Note:</b> Aaron Painter is a vice president and general manager at Microsoft, based in Beijing. This excerpt is from his new book, <i>LOYAL: A</i> …

Innovation