ABB India, together with NASSCOM, has come up with a standardized qualification criterion for a couple of IoT job roles. The entire aim of this collaboration is to build a platform of uniformity and to ease the process of evaluation to hire people for high-skilled jobs in the Internet of Things (IoT) Network Communication along with IoT Cyber Security.
In an interview Mr Rajarshi Banerjee, Head of ABB Ability Customer Experience and Innovation – AMEA, ABB said the IoT industry required high-skill professionals that can go beyond the traditional course curriculum to design and deploy various global projects. The requirement is very prominent during COVID – 19 situations where the digital and virtual sector is integrated like it was never before. For our future talent development, such guidance in IoT areas, especially in the areas of cybersecurity and network communication is required.
In order to define the competency standards, the company has designed various qualification packs that will offer a framework for the academic organizations to modify their course curriculum to select better industry professionals. The whole idea was approved by -
This will allow the skilled talent to come under a single platform so that many companies can hire them if required. The screening and hiring process will be much easier.
According to Mr Amit Aggarwal, CEO, IT-ITES, Sector Skill Council NASSCOM mentioned, as IoT emerges as one of the major technology not only for today but for our future as well, IoT devices gets severely connected. As a growing number of businesses adopt IoT technology, the industry required skilled and qualified professionals to provide best-in-class services. Qualified workforce can solve the issue seamlessly by delivering intelligent solutions for changing customer and business behaviours.
According to NASSCOM’s recent estimation around 40% of the nation’s workforce required to be reskilled, it includes professionals from Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), Machine Learning, Blockchain development, deployment process etc. In order to effect this, the government will help to disseminate the initiative among academic institutions throughout the nation. Needless to say, it will help to bridge the skill gap that is creating issues in the industry. It will not only minimize the cost of foreign labours but also enhance our in-house project quality.
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