Building Australia's future-ready workforce


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The nature of work is changing. An extraordinary convergence of digital technologies is creating new roles, augmenting existing ones and rendering others redundant. While workers have proven resilient during previous industrial revolutions, many Australians will be affected by the automation of manual and routine tasks, and the resulting changes in jobs. Preparing Australia's workforce for a digital future cannot be outsourced or postponed. Virtually all organisations will soon want to consider taking advantage of new digital capabilities such as AI and robotics. However, the biggest...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Technology; Industry; Employment; Workforce development; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Technological change; Workplace change; Employees; Skill needs; Skill development; Future; Recommendations; Digital skills

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: [North Ryde, New South Wales]: Microsoft Australia, 2018

Physical description: 38 p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 131.671

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