Industry 4.0 requires a structural workforce transformation in order to drive business transformation, says Daniela Proust, global vice president and head of global people enablement and growth at Siemens. Hear more about why the Automation Alley member feels traditional training methods need to transform on MIT Technology Review's Business Lab podcast.
The skills and capabilities needed to undergo digital transformation are in high demand as every company jockeys to gain a competitive advantage. To address the skills gap, some companies are prioritizing upskilling and reskilling. But to be effective, learning and development itself must undergo a transformation.
According to Daniela Proust, global vice president and head of global people enablement and growth at Siemens, learning and development is at the core of digital transformation. “In light of a major transformation that businesses are facing, either by new business models arising or new innovation and technologies driving a certain business area forward, you see that you need to accompany that structural change, that structural workforce transformation in order to drive business transformation,” she says