South-East Asia's digital jobs revolution – in 5 charts
From Singapore to Myanmar, economies across South East Asia will need to equip their workforces for rapid technological change. How will they do it?
The Fourth Industrial Revolution will disrupt business models and bring both challenges and opportunities to labour markets over the next five years, with enormous change predicted in the skill sets needed to thrive in the new landscape. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region is no exception to these trends. This briefing aims to support deliberations by participants at the World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2016 on how the region’s talent can be best positioned for growth—particularly in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution—and how business and government can work together to close skills gaps.