10,000 new digital industry jobs to include creative, business roles

Digital Industry Singapore chief digital industry officer Kiren Kumar pointed out that the Government has already been working on multiple fronts to upskill local talent and existing PMETs with digital skills across industries.
Digital Industry Singapore chief digital industry officer Kiren Kumar pointed out that the Government has already been working on multiple fronts to upskill local talent and existing PMETs with digital skills across industries.ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

The 10,000 jobs that the new Digital Industry Singapore (DISG) government office is expected to create in three years will comprise technology, creative and business roles, said its chief digital industry officer.

From engineers adept at using artificial intelligence (AI) to designers who will help make efficient system interfaces to analysts who can advise businesses on how to grow - all these jobs will be aimed at helping companies digitalise and keep up with the rapid pace of technology.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 06, 2019, with the headline '10,000 new digital industry jobs to include creative, business roles'. Print Edition | Subscribe