TIBCO Software 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.
The collaboration will mean students graduating from the Faculty of Engineering will have core data analytics skills when they enter the workforce.
Nick Lim TIBCO general manager, Asia Pacific and Japan, Nick Lim said collaboration with local universities in Asia will help address the future data talent gap.
“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,” he continued.
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.