Digital Talent: Skills for Today’s Digital Transformation
Nearly every news publication has featured a headline about how “robots will steal your job” and that AI will increase unemployment in the last year. These dire warnings drive clicks, but fly in the face of evidence that unemployment remains low across the globe. The real danger to employment is the opposite problem – the challenge of finding qualified workers who can work in an increasingly digitalized environment. Companies are pressed to find and grow digital talent.
In this presentation, Wolfgang Rubrecht with Siemens Digital Factory USA, explored the state of digital acceptance in 2017, the culture and change management challenges presented by digitalization, how to partner educational programs support the talent needs of manufacturing, and strategies for upskilling existing employees of digital technologies.