Techno <3 digi

Digitalization is a global megatrend. The growth potential of the Finnish economy is also connected to digitalization.

We will survive many of the biggest social changes – climate change, the aging population, globalization – when we utilize ICT more effectively. Digital services will also make our everyday lives much easier.

We say “data is the new oil.”

The technology industry is experiencing an upheaval in manufacturing. In addition to automation and robotics, we now speak of the Internet of Things

In practice it means that machines and devices are intelligent and able to communicate with each other. 

Many simple, dull, physically demanding jobs will be consigned to history as a result of digitalization. 

Nevertheless, digitalization will not mean an increase in unemployment, as according to the latest  forecasts digitalization will create new jobs requiring new skills.

See also:

Seven truths about the technology industry  (SlideShare)