The 'fourth industrial revolution' may be tech-driven, but touches many areas of our lives. Defining and developing digital skills needs to reflect this.
For businesses to prosper long term, they are going to have to prioritise investment in people and in critical skills development.
We should all be aiming for something better than a return to normal. Challenge every aspect of how we have lived and worked to create a better future.
Changes enforced by the pandemic have brought teamwork to the fore, but how can we make our teams more effective, and unleash their creativity?
Large businesses should have procedures that already cover the regulations affecting Future of Work initiatives - but smaller businesses may not.
Machine augmentation may well automate routine business jobs out of existence but it will still be important that decisions can be explained in human terms.
Individuals, employers and societies all have to play their part in ensuring good quality career planning and talent development are available to all.
Covid has bought changes to working patterns, and new opportunities, which reinforce one another and come together in greater empowerment.
While enabling telework has been a Future of Work objective since the advent of the Internet, COVID-19 acted as an accelerant.
As organisations adopt new business models and the shape of the workforce changes, approaches to talent attraction and retention need to adapt accordingly.