Human Ingenuity Will Fuel the Digital Economy

The societal impacts of the Internet of Things are enormous, yet still relatively uncharted. While technological progress is certain to bring vast economic and societal benefit, we cannot ignore the potential unintended consequences of exponential digital transformation. Thinking beyond the financial bottom line, the bigger questions deal with ethic and human flourishing: What will be the impact of IoT on society and culture, jobs and the global workforce?

Despite the changes that technological advances will bring to jobs and the nature of work, humans will ultimately remain the chief architects of this new prosperous digital world. What’s more, business and technology leaders have a critical role in preparing the workforce for these exponential challenges and opportunities that digitization will bring. Join the IoT Talent Consortium to enable a new talent economy for a digital world.

Duration: 1:33
Publisher: Cisco
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