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ITS Information Systems Department Wins MURI Charter at the 729th Anniversary of the City of Surabaya

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Dr Mudjahidin ST MT (empat dari kanan) dan Andre Parvian Aristio SKom MSc (kanan) bersama Wali Kota Surabaya Eri Cahyadi dan para penerima penghargaan lainnya

Dr. Mudjahidin ST MT (fourth from right) and Andre Parvian Aristio SKom MSc (right) with Surabaya Mayor Eri Cahyadi and other award recipients of MURI

ITS Campus, ITS News – The Information Systems Department (DSI) of  Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) has won a certificate from the Indonesian Record Museum (MURI), which a MURI representative from Jakarta immediately handed over in conjunction with the commemoration of the 729th Anniversary of the City of Surabaya at Surabaya City Hall, Tuesday (31/31). 5). ITS managed to break the record as the initiator and organizer of the regional innovation competition with the most participants of 729 people according to Surabaya’s age this year.

By the mandate of the Indonesian Ministry of Home Affairs (Kemendagri), to encourage residents to make innovations out of the box, the Surabaya City Government (Pemkot) cooperates with ITS to help conceptualize and socialize and conduct judges at the Suroboyo 2022 Innovation Competition event. The high enthusiasm of the community has succeeded in making ITS get MURI for the many participants who took part in this innovation competition.

Dr. Mudjahidin ST MT, Head of DSI ITS, said his department has the spirit of contributing to the regions to increase the power of innovation. DSI provides support in the form of skills and event experience in assisting the city government in the Suroboyo 2022 Innovation Competition.

“As education people, we can help people outside, the community and the government. One of these contributions is in the form of community service to share knowledge,” said the man born in Surabaya. This year is the first time Surabaya has held the innovation competition.

The lecturer, who is familiarly called Mudja, said that this is not the spirit of globalization but glocalization to raise the potential of local wisdom to compete in society which must be upheld. “To progress, learn from yourself, not tell other countries. Never be ashamed to raise your own culture,” he said.

Kepala Departemen Sistem Informasi ITS Dr Mudjahidin ST MT (kanan) bersama Andre Parvian Aristio SKom MSc (kiri) bersama penghargaan MURI yang diraih

Head of the ITS Information Systems Department Dr. Mudjahidin ST MT (right) with Andre Parvian Aristio SKom MSc (left) with the MURI award won.

Meanwhile, Andre Parvian Aristio SKom MSc as the companion of the activity, explained that to get the MURI charter, there must be approval from the Association of Indonesian City Governments (Apeksi) to validate that Surabaya has the most innovations.

According to this Information Systems lecturer, the preparations were quite long and involved many parties to get the MURI award. “We focus on guarding Bapedalitbang (Regional Development Planning Agency, Research, and Development) because it gives full responsibility to DSI ITS. We involve lecturers, students, ASN (state civil servants), the general public, and all parties,” explained Andre.

Of the 729 participants, ITS and the Surabaya City Government captured the top 10 finalists. They were selected as the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of the 2022 Suroboyo Innovation Competition to get a Mayor’s certificate. The types of innovation contested include appropriate technology, technological innovation, non-technological innovation, economic innovation, and non-economic innovation.

The participants went through three stages in developing the innovation: initiation, trial, and implementation phases. “As the first competition, I hope that it will continue and involve more Surabaya residents to provide creative ideas that can be implemented,” said Andre. (AJ/ITS Public Relations)

Reporter: Silvita Pramadani

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