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Beyond money, we need data

  • Ibrahim Kholilul Rohman
    Ibrahim Kholilul Rohman

    Research fellow at United Nations University’s Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV)

Jakarta | Tue, July 11, 2017 | 01:45 pm
Beyond money, we need data A technician from telecommunications operator PT Indosat carries out maintenance work at one of the company’s base transceiver stations (BTS) in Jakarta. (JP/Ricky Yudhistira)

PREMIUM Information and Communication Technology (ICT) companies are often associated with the prosperity characterized by highly profitable business models, employees with hefty payouts or CEOs with skyrocketing bonuses and fabulous perks. This sector often serves as a rescuer in unforeseen circumstances. Take the European financial crisis, when the authorities in Greece, Hungary, Spain, France and Sl...

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