Developing the workforce for a digital future: addressing critical issues and planning for action


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Australian Industry Group


This report from the Australian Industry Group looks at what businesses need to do to prepare for the challenges of digital transformation. It includes advice for businesses planning for the future such as regular upskilling of their workforce to adapt to requirements of the digital economy and investment in research and development. Work practices also need review as automation transforms entire business processes. The report also argues that Australia's education and training system will need to build its capacity to meet the challenge of digital change. The report makes the following...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Technology; Providers of education and training; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Skill needs; Skill upgrading; Technological literacy; Technological change; Organisational change; Education and training system; Education industry relationship; Institutional role; Relevance of education and training; Training within industry; Staff development; Capacity building; Strategic planning; Digital literacy; Digital skills; Microcredentials

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: [Sydney, New South Wales]: Australian Industry Group, 2018

Physical description: 42 p. (report) + [2] p. (summary) + [3] p. (media release)

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Also called: Equipping your company with digital capabilities for the future

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 131.1047

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