AUSTRALIA FINANCIAL REVIEW
Read the interview with Masaki Sox Konno, Dassault Systèmes’ Managing Director for Asia Pacific South, by Australian Financial Review on Dassault Systèmes’ collaboration with the South Australian government and the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGR) on the Virtual Shipyard program. In addition, Sox shared Dassault Systèmes’ plans to expand its industry software solutions on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to Australia’s mining and agriculture sectors, two industries it believes need to embrace change to be fit for the future. Read more
South Australia has developed the nation’s first digital training program – the Virtual Shipyard program, a collaboration between Dassault Systèmes, the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC), the South Australian Department for Industry and Skills, and Innodev, – specifically designed to help local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) build their Industry 4.0 capabilities. Participants will walk away from the program ready to adopt new technologies, participate in future defense projects, and engage in digital-ready global supply chains. Read more
AUSTRALIA DEFENCE MAGAZINE
The recent Workforce Development Needs Survey Report 2018 conducted by the Australian Industry Group (AIG) raised a significant red flag about the lack of digital skills within the current Australian workforce.
The AIG stressed that it was the first time that its annual survey had highlighted a shortage of skills in this area, specifically around ‘skills in business automation, Big Data, and artificial intelligence solutions’.
Read this opinion editorial by Dassault Systèmes published in Australian Defence Magazine, on the importance of cultivating digital skills in the future workforce. Read more
3D EXPERTS SELECT ADELAIDE UNIVERSITY TO HOUSE REGIONAL CENTRE
Dassault Systèmes has partnered with the University of Adelaide to open its regional center in Adelaide, specializing in virtual technology research to support its virtual shipyard project and South Australia’s defense industry. This marks the first Dassault Systèmes office to be established at an Australian university, which will be embedded in one of the flagship engineering buildings on the University's North Terrace campus. Read this article published in Defence Connect on the partnership. Read more