Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Supporting Entrepreneurship Indonesia: A Systematic Literature Review

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Tedy Ardiansyah

Universitas Indraprasta PGRI

Dipa Teruna

Universitas Nasional (UNAS)

Date Written: March 10, 2021


BPS Indonesia reported that the quantity of jobless for the August 2020 period had expanded by 2.67 million people. Thus the quantity of jobless the workforce in Indonesia is 9.77 million people. The corona virus pandemic (covid-19) caused the open unemployment rate (TPT) in Indonesia to increase by 5.20 % to 7.06 %, or then again an expansion of 2.67 million. The public authority has moreover taken 7 steps in reducing unemployment during the corona pandemic (covid-19), where the point is to increase the expansion of employment opportunities such as cash-intensive the workforce, productive work, and application of appropriate technology, independent the workforce and entrepreneurship. Today's entrepreneurship is right about data and correspondence innovation (ICT). ICT will support entrepreneurial activities in Indonesia. In this study, there is something new regarding data and correspondence innovation (ICT), entrepreneurship and the corona pandemic (Covid-19), especially in shaping entrepreneurial patterns in Indonesia, where this research has not been carried out by previous research. The research method was built with a systematic literature review approach, the authors conducted a summary of previous studies published from 2000 - 2020 to identify that the utilization of data and correspondence innovation (ICT) supports entrepreneurship in Indonesia. About 100 articles found most indexed by Scopus are added only a few articles from Google Scholar. The results obtained are that ICT is very supportive of entrepreneurial activities in Indonesia; this is reinforced from previous research both before and now during the corona pandemic (covid-19). There are several studies that state that implementing data and correspondence innovation (ICT) has a considerable amount of obstacles, but the research domination is that data and correspondence innovation (ICT) is very supportive of entrepreneurial activities within twenty (20) years. The conclusion from this research is that the entrepreneurial pattern using data and correspondence innovation (ICT) can be implemented in Indonesia so that it can actually significantly reduce the quantity of jobless the workforce in Indonesia.

Keywords: unemployed, entrepreneurship, information and communication technology, the corona pandemic, Indonesia

Suggested Citation

Ardiansyah, Tedy and Teruna, Dipa, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Supporting Entrepreneurship Indonesia: A Systematic Literature Review (March 10, 2021). Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Communication & Business (ICCB 2021), Available at SSRN: or

Tedy Ardiansyah (Contact Author)

Universitas Indraprasta PGRI ( email )

Jl. Nangka No. 58C T.B Simatupang Kec. Jagakarsa
South Jakarta, DKI Jakarta

Dipa Teruna

Universitas Nasional (UNAS) ( email )

Sawo Manila St, Pejaten
Pasar Minggu, Jakarta 12520

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