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Skills of tomorrow - The future's got (tech) talent

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Technology is no longer a thing that happens as a segment of a business, or the sole domain of the IT Department. Core functions of how a business runs are technology-based and rely on people, processes and systems being interlinked.

But with rapidly evolving organisational needs and tech talent in high demand and short supply, how can today’s leaders prioritise skills development and innovation in a rapidly changing workforce?

Listen to one of the industry’s tech titans explain how the impact of technology acceleration is changing organisations and their employees, alongside academic commentary on how technologies like AI and blockchain can be used to enable – or weaken – successful connection in workplaces and beyond.

Guests:

  • Professor Barney Tan, Head, School of Information Systems and Technology Management, UNSW Business School
  • Lee Hickin, Chief Technology Officer at Microsoft ANZ

Find out more about Professor Barney Tan’s research here.

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