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Fourth Industrial Revolution

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Report

Unlocking the potential of Earth observation to address Africa’s critical challenges

This report discusses how Earth observation data can be used for harnessing Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies for the public good throughout the African continent.
Briefing paper

Tech capable 2025

This briefing is for boards and senior leaders, government, advocates and thought leaders. It was co-created with sector leaders during February to June 2020, following Swinburne’s Society 4.0 Forum in Nov 2019.
Report

HR4.0: Shaping people strategies in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is blurring the lines between people and technology, fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds. This paper is the outcome of a series of consultations with selected Chief Human Resources Officers and other experts to identify emerging challenges and a...
Report

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Australian businesses in transition

This report reflects on how Australian businesses have progressed in their digitalisation journey, as well as the underlying technological landscape as they transition to and within the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Report

Data science in the new economy: a new race for talent in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

This report focuses on data science, among the most competitive skills of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, to shed light on how data science talent is being developed and deployed across today’s labour market.
Briefing paper

The role of development finance institutions in enabling the technology revolution

The fourth industrial revolution is quickly disrupting the global economic, political, and social norms and institutions. This CSIS brief argues how development finance institutions (DFIs) can position themselves as critical players.
Discussion paper

Aligning student outcomes with the future of work environment

The push towards digital and automation has disrupted many sectors and traditional workplace models, creating a need for new skills. This demand for new skills however has worked only to widen the gap between what employers are expecting and what universities are providing. This paper...
Report

Health and healthcare in the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Global Future Council on the Future of Health and Healthcare 2016-2018

The report seeks to characterize how the Fourth Industrial Revolution will affect us in the coming decades and to discuss the societal implications and governance of key emerging technologies related to health and healthcare.
Report

Humans wanted: robots need you Australia

Robot workers replacing human jobs – the debate of the decade. In reality, the opposite looks true. This report in Australia shows more employers than ever (84%) plan to increase or maintain their headcount as a result of automation. Rather than reducing employment opportunities, organisations...
Discussion paper

Globalization 4.0: shaping a new global architecture in the age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (white paper)

This paper represents the World Economic Forum’s call for engagement from stakeholders across the globe and across societal and enterprise domains in order to meet the challenges of Globalization 4.0.
Working paper

Prototype warfare, innovation and the fourth industrial age

The fourth industrial revolution involves the continuous and cyclical flow of information and actions between the physical and digital worlds. This revolution can potentially create a hyper-connected defence-industry-research-academia ecosystem able to continually innovate.
Working paper

Harnessing the Fourth Industrial Revolution for the circular economy: consumer electronics and plastics packaging

This whitepaper is published as part of the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE), a public‑private collaboration mechanism and project accelerator dedicated to bringing about the circular economy at speed and scale.
Report

The global risks report 2019

The world is facing a growing number of complex and interconnected challenges - from climate change and slowing global growth to economic inequality. This report provides an opportunity to identify priority areas for action in 2019.
Guide

Centre for the fourth industrial revolution network

This brochure outlines the scope of the network's portfolio, the emerging technologies it covers and the engagement opportunities for public and private bodies through the network of Global Fourth Industrial Revolution Councils.
Presentation

Data, technology, systems and transformation

Presentation from Society 4.0 Forum, held in Melbourne in November 2018, which scrutinised some of the key issues that relate to the Fourth Industrial Revolution - Industry 4.0.
Presentation

What happens when user voice, Collaboration and Tech Collide in the Non-Profit Sector?

Presentation from Society 4.0 Forum, held in Melbourne in November 2018, which scrutinised some of the key issues that relate to the Fourth Industrial Revolution - Industry 4.0. How can we design ethical data governance, information systems and analytics that involve citizen and service data...
Presentation

How will the 4th Industrial Revolution Impact Society?

Presentation from Society 4.0 Forum, held in Melbourne in November 2018, which scrutinised some of the key issues that relate to the Fourth Industrial Revolution - Industry 4.0. How can we design ethical data governance, information systems and analytics that involve citizen and service data...
Presentation

Realities of community organisations using data & data analytics in USA

Presentation from Society 4.0 Forum, held in Melbourne in November 2018, which scrutinised some of the key issues that relate to the Fourth Industrial Revolution - Industry 4.0. How can we design ethical data governance, information systems and analytics that involve citizen and service data...
Presentation

Working in industrie 4.0

Presentation from Society 4.0 Forum, held in Melbourne in November 2018, which scrutinised some of the key issues that relate to the Fourth Industrial Revolution - Industry 4.0. How can we design ethical data governance, information systems and analytics that involve citizen and service data...
Presentation

Work in the data economy – What action is needed to ensure good work for all?

Presentation from Society 4.0 Forum, held in Melbourne in November 2018, which scrutinised some of the key issues that relate to the Fourth Industrial Revolution - Industry 4.0. How can we design ethical data governance, information systems and analytics that involve citizen and service data...