8 future-proof skills you should ‘grab’ in this challenging economy
- April 3, 2018
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Editorial
No, this blog isn’t about ‘Grab’ or the latest stake buy-over news that have been dominating our Malaysian headlines! It’s about how the state of the economy IS changing, whether we like it or not. Rapid technological innovations are revolutionizing businesses, app software giants are swallowing up the competition, traditional brands are being disrupted, retrenchments are rife.
No matter which industry you are in, the ‘struggle’ is real. And only those who ‘grab’ the bull by its horns can thrive. That being said, we have curated 8 skills and certifications that will help your team or company catch up (and not fall off the map!). Training plays a crucial role in today’s evolving digital landscape to future-proof our work in the face of challenging dynamic shifts, and stay ahead of the curve.
Here’s 8 smart ways to start future-proofing your team:
The future belongs to people who can transform data intro strategic business decisions and value-driven products. Learn how you can provide meaningful information and insights from large amounts of complex data using various tools, algorithms and machine learning principles.
A rapidly growing field within Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) allows machines to learn from huge volumes of complex data and self-improve. If you’re looking to identify the long-term impact of machine learning to your business and learn how to apply machine learning algorithms to real-world problems, then this course is right for you.
Deep learning is the fastest growing field in Artificial Intelligence. Powered by graphical processing units (GPUs), which were invented by NVIDIA, these co-processors are, along with massive datasets and efficient algorithms, are driving the Deep Learning renaissance worldwide. During this course, students, data analysts, business owners, entrepreneurs or any individual who wishes to leverage on powerful DL tools will learn the latest techniques on how to design, train, and deploy neural network-powered machine learning in their applications.
IoT is predicted to bring more than 30 billion connected devices online by the year 2020, however, in Malaysia, businesses are scratching only the surface when it comes understanding how to reap the possibilities of the Internet of Things. Discover the potential of IoTs for our society, in terms of impact on the lives of billions of people and on the world economy. Through the Certified IoT Specialist course, one can learn IoT fundamentals; the protocols used by IoT devices; different platforms that are available to develop applications; current challenges of the Internet of Things and commercially available IoT devices; as well as Visual and Predictive Analytics.
The power of AdWords lies in the fact that it’s based on existing search intent; did you know Google processes 1.2 trillion searches per year worldwide? Through our Google Adwords course, entrepreneurs, marketing or sales practitioners can learn how to create, structure, optimize and measure Google Adwords campaigns for a successful discovery of their products and services online.
95% of marketers are using some kind of web analytics platform and of those a massive 92% use Google Analytics. Through our Google Analytics course, entrepreneurs, marketing or sales practitioners will learn how to use Google Analytics to understand their website users, optimize business goals, and make conversion-oriented, data-based website and business decisions.
Orchestrated through various digital channels such as search engines, websites, social media, email and mobile, digital marketing creates awareness for brands and products online; drives traffic, leads and conversions; and optimizes and measures campaign performance for successful results. Demand for competent digital marketers continue to surge and far exceeds supply, according to a report by McKinley Marketing Partners recently. The Certified Digital Marketing Specialist (CDMS) course provides a comprehensive introduction to the core essentials of digital marketing in order to meet market need and help organizations strengthen their advertising, marketing and promotion (AMP) strategies.
End users, not technologies, trigger the need for invention and shape the market. With mobile being the primary go-to for users now when it comes to shopping, catching up on news, socializing, collaborating for work, gaming and chilling, there is no question that businesses need to get into the “mobile first” mindset and implement mobile-oriented IT teams. Through our iOS (ICAD) and Android (ACAD) Developer Workshops, software developers or tech entrepreneurs interested in developing applications for either operating system will learn how to build a complete functional iOS or Android application incorporating most of the key features of the platform.
Interested in future-proofing your team with any of the above relevant competencies? Contact our iTrain course consultants at +603-2733 0337 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more about our industry-recognized, HRDF claimable digital technology courses that will help your company stay ahead of the curve.
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