Gartner Research

How Digital Transformation Opens New Labor Opportunities for Urban Economy and Industrie 4.0

Published: 02 April 2018

ID: G00351872

Analyst(s): Ellen Eichhorn , Bettina Tratz-Ryan


Digitalization and data economy will lead to new business models in manufacturing and Industrie 4.0 workflow automation. To transform and advance their organizations, CIOs need to focus on employee motivation, talent development and digital equity using digital dexterity.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


  • Digitalization Drives Citizen Entrepreneurship and Agile Labor Qualifications
  • Labor Augmentation or Redundancy: Digital Transformation Using Industrie 4.0

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Ubiquitous Technology Advances Will Require Investment in the Emotional and Behavioral Training of People
  • Shared Economy and Agile Digital Business Models Will Compel CIOs to Invest in Knowledge Exchange and Learning Hubs

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