Singapore, 8 September 2020–TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in enterprise data, empowers its customers to connect, unify, and confidently predict business outcomes, solving the world’s most complex data-driven challenges. Today, TIBCO announced a three-year collaboration with the Faculty of Engineering Universitas Indonesia. This program will provide students with the technology skills to develop their data science skills and prepare them for future career success.
Through this collaboration with the Faculty of Engineering UI, TIBCO is equipping students with core data analytics skills that are a fundamental become requirement of the next generation’s workforce. “As organisations in Indonesia, and across the region, continue to move ahead with digital transformation, the need for highly specialized skills in data science grows. We see our collaboration with the Faculty of Engineering UI as mission critical in addressing the future data talent gap,” explained Nick Lim, TIBCO, general manager, Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ).
“TIBCO recognizes the need to empower students by developing their critical data skills that will prepare them for meaningful and productive careers in engineering, management, data analytics, and systems design. Through the TIBCO Academic Alliance, we provide the technology to spark learning and innovation in classrooms, and prepare the workforce of tomorrow.”
TIBCO and the Faculty of Engineering UI see this collaboration as an opportunity to train up to 500 students of from the industrial engineering major and will eventually include students from other faculties within UI. The program offers students school-based workshops and hands-on practice using cutting-edge technologies including TIBCO Spotfire®, offered for free through TIBCO’s Academic Alliance initiative.
“This collaboration with TIBCO is in line with our commitment to academic excellence through private sector collaboration with leading technology companies, as we strive to maintain leadership in the global academic environment. Integrating academic learning with real-world practice is part of our overall efforts to nurture future-ready graduates,” said Amalia Suzianti, Head of Industrial Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering UI. “With our partnership with industry experts such as TIBCO, we are optimistic that this innovative program will further strengthen our high-quality education for our students and provide them with the data analytics skills needed in today’s business environment.”
TIBCO has a strong record of successful engagement with schools across the Asia Pacific region at post-secondary levels. These include collaborations with Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore Polytechnic, and Institute of Technical Education in Singapore.