Entrepreneurship is a mandatory subject in Malaysia. The CEO of SME Corp. of Malaysia, Dato Hafsah Hashim, values the impact this teaching has on girls and young women. Women’s problem solving abilities and empathy can make them ideal business professionals if they overcome some challenges. “What women lack is the awareness of new technologies like nano technology. This awareness can allow women to commercialize their solutions to problems.” Entrepreneurs in the industrial revolution are not limited to their gender, everyone needs to be thinking long term when it comes to their business. Industry 4.0 is becoming the new standard, and should be considered in future business plans.
Industry 4.0 is the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. It includes cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things and cloud computing. Industry 4.0 creates what has been called a “smart factory.” Read More