Title : Academy-Industry Interdependence (Lakshan)
Author: Lakshan Bandara
Last Modified Date: 2020-07-11
Article Code: 93
Keywords: Academy, Industry, Interdependence, cycle
Industry build economic products.
Academy build ideological products.
There must be interdependence between these two entities.
Academy must research the industry problems and find solutions as concepts and prototypes.
Such thesis (conclusion) knowledge must apply to industry and educate the workforce.
That’s how our economy should grow from shoulder to shoulder.
Current situation is, academics are not focused at industry and the industry is not professional to use the theories of academics.
This negatively effects our economy and it needs to be reversed.
It’s all about communication in information technology.
Freethinkers can contribute for paradigm shifts to our economy, because they are free to think beyond limits.
We cannot expect the same from institutional academics.
Machines like Computers and Robots are good at memory and repetition. Humans cannot compete in those aspects.
Our education must change from memory tests to referencing.
Students must focus on ideology design, creativity and troubleshooting.
We need to be wise when preparing our young generation. Then they will be successful in future global markets.
Interdependent Cycle to grow our Economy
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