Sarawak Skills held a luncheon talk at Pullman Hotel Kuching on 2nd December 2021, as part of an ongoing initiative to share the latest industry developments with SME’s and other agencies. Industry Revolution 4.0 ushers in the increasing need to adopt automation across industries. Productivity, cost effectivity and equipment downtime are the main factors to consider.
shared insight with participants about the strategies that could be implemented
to elevate their workflow to I.R 4.0 standards. The event opened with a speech
by the Guest of Honour, YBhg. Tan Sri Datuk Amar (Dr) Haji Abdul Aziz bin Dato
Haji Husain, Chairman of Sarawak Skills Management Council.
1st speaker -Muhamed Ali Hajah Mydin - Chief Executive Officer of Malaysian Skills Development Center
(Source: Universiti Sains Malaysia website)
Two speakers were invited to share their experiences with the participants. The first speaker was Mr. Muhamed Ali bin Hajah Mydin, CEO of the Federation of Malaysian Skills Development Centres. His talk emphasised the importance of investing in people. Switching to technological improvements in the industry should be done after due diligence.
implemented should improve workplace efficiency and productivity. However, it
is more so important to invest in a workforce that is equipped with the skills
to operate and manage said technology. This is to ensure a work ecosystem that is
sustainable, productive and profitable.
2nd speaker-Amir Zakwan Anuar-Chief Strategy Officer at Aerodyne Group
The 2nd speaker, Mr. Amir Zakwan Anuar, Chief Strategy Officer at Aerodyne Group enlightened participants about the increasing demand for drone technology. Though it is not what immediately comes to mind. Aerodyne’s drone technology also includes artificial intelligence, data technology, and digital transformation. The demand for these services is skyrocketing as it can be implemented in a myriad of ways.
This includes projects in mechanising agriculture, surveying difficult to reach locations, and keeping tabs on electrical poles over several kilometres. He reminded participants that technological advancements in the workplace should make things better, faster, safer, and cheaper.