How will the Fourth Industrial Revolution Impact HR and Learning & Development in the Future?

Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM EDT

Duration: 60-minutes

First came steam power; then electricity and assembly lines; then computerization. So what comes next? A wave of technology is now crashing into our personal and professional lives like a ton of bricks. So the question becomes, when technology fuses with people, how does that impact and change our lives? How will the way that we work change? How is the fourth Industrial Revolution going to alter the way that we learn, work, and live? We’ll explore the forces of change and how organizations can prepare employees for the coming revolution.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand what the fourth Industrial Revolution is and the implications for your business
  • Understand core capabilities needed to build your future state L&D team
  • Identify trends and key questions to explore with your stakeholders to prepare your business for the future

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   Tom Holz

   Senior Director  

   Blackboard Business & Government

With over 15 years of experience partnering with global organizations and teams deploying enterprise, learning technology, Tom currently leads Blackboard’s international growth strategy for the business and government sectors. Tom’s ultimate goal is to help companies create and leverage engaging and effective learning & development programs to achieve strategic objectives and drive business growth. The consummate strategic executive and customer advocate, Tom contributes articles and blogs, like Sales is About the Customer and How to Present a Stronger Business Case to the Board, to sites such as The Sales Underdog, HR Zone and more.