Forward School and PSDC in Partnership to Address Penang’s Digital Skill Shortage

By Goh Shuan Thing

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ET Tan and Howie Chang during the agreement signing ceremony at PSDC.
BEING A TECHNOLOGY and innovation hub, it may not be altogether a big surprise that Penang is having to deal with an excessive demand for workers with digital skills today; namely in areas such as data analytics, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and digital marketing. It is the outcome of the solid growth of Penang’s industrialisation.There are worries that this mismatch on the labour market will slow the growth of the digital industry in Penang and hinder the development of the digital...

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Goh Shuan Thing

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