We must think agile like a startup: Sandiaga Uno, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy of Indonesia

I am pretty certain that tourism and the digital economy possesses toughness and resilience. Our digital economic growth is massive and it was targeted to reach USD 150 billion. I said that it is an event that leads to recovery. So we will organize many events this year such as the world shooting championship, ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF), FIFA World Cup U-20 World Cup, etc.

Post-COVID anticipation and challenges: Budi Gunadi Sadikin, Ministry of Health of Indonesia

Regarding this digitization, it's a life change in many industries. Many have been significant, for example the music industry, since there was an iPod, shifted to Spotify, massively changed the business model of the industry. And, gradually almost all industries are affected. The transformation of banking is also affected due to this digitalization, the hotel business with the existence of Airbnb, as well the restaurants.

Encouraging sustainable digitalization: Arsjad Rasjid, Head of KADIN (Indonesian Chambers of Commerce and Industry)

There are several aspects that can encourage sustainable digitization in Indonesia. First, infrastructure: Equitable infrastructure to provide high-speed broadband access to remote areas. Indonesia has the potential for up to 74,000 villages that can be reached by digital services, especially fintech. In addition, there will be 204.7 million people connected to the internet in 2022 with 370.1 million people owning a smartphone.

Momentum to assess MSMEs that have resilience: Teten Masduki, Minister of Cooperatives and SMEs of Indonesia

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, only 8 million MSMEs were already connected. Of the pandemic, there are almost 21 million. This is a very big jump. One of the triggers for digital transformation of MSMEs was the COVID-19 pandemic that forced MSMEs to look for alternatives in order to survive.

Accelerating sustainable marine and fishery development: Sakti Wahyu Trenggono, Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of Indonesia

With Indonesia's abundant marine and fishery resource potential, the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) is accelerating sustainable marine and fishery development to support economic resilience, quality, and just growth by prioritizing ecology as the commander-in-chief based on the principles of the blue economy.

Digitalization helps increase competence and integrity: Budi Karya Sumadi, Minister of Transportation of Indonesia

One of the most crucial is air transportation, because it is a capital-intensive sector and is prone to change when there is economic pressure. Therefore, I conveyed to my colleagues at that time, the lesson is that we are a little confused, then we apply a process of restriction, and finally recovery. As a result, economic growth grew 5.3% and Transportation and Warehousing grew 19.9%. This means that our recovery is fast, but still lagging behind. It does take time.

Data acts as the best “policy intelligence device”: Akmal Malik, Acting Governor of West Sulawesi

One advantage from the advancement of the digital world is access control over data. We can turn them into various information we need. The government who responds well to economic recession is the one who is ready to face it. From the pandemic which just came to a close at the end of last year, we could learn many things, one of them is like it or not, we have to embrace digital transformation.

Easing restrictions help tourism industry grow: Caesar Indra, President of Traveloka

According to a recent report from Meta and Bain & Company, Indonesia is home to about 168 million digital consumers, with 46 percent of them aged 15 or over in 2022. This was a 14 million increase from 2021. The Indonesian Internet Service Provider Association (APJII) also recorded more than 210 million internet users in Indonesia in 2022, an increase from 175 million before the pandemic.