Fourth Industrial Revolution

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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

The future of jobs 2016

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is interacting with other socio-economic and demographic factors to create a perfect storm of business model change in all industries, resulting in major disruptions to labour markets. New categories of jobs will emerge, partly or wholly displacing others. The skill sets...
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The future of jobs: employment, skills, and workforce strategies for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is interacting with other socio-economic and demographic factors to create a perfect storm of business model change in all industries, resulting in major disruptions to labour markets. New categories of jobs will emerge, partly or wholly displacing others. The skill sets...
Journal article

More machinery less labor?

Technology has long played a role in both eliminating certain types of work and creating new opportunities. Today’s debates often echo those of the past: technophiles believe that “disruption” is a source of social progress, whereas detractors worry that the coming waves of automation will...
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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

Realizing human potential in the Fourth Industrial Revolution: an agenda for leaders to shape the future of education, gender and work

This white paper is the outcome of an international dialogue series, organized by the World Economic Forum. It is intended to be a resource for governments, business and other stakeholders interested in strengthening the enabling environment for human capital formation in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Report

Digital Australia: seizing the opportunity from the Fourth Industrial Revolution

New technologies and new ways of working are transforming the nature of work and—over time—reshaping the Australian and global economies. While the pace and magnitude of change varies significantly from industry to industry (and often from player to player in those industries), in each sector...