The future of upskilling and unlocking innovation with data, with Joe Atkinson

Joe Atkinson, Vice Chair, Chief Products and Technology Officer at PwC, discusses digital transformation and why investing in digitally-enabled employees is a smart move for businesses today.

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S2 E19

31 May 2021

43:00

The future of upskilling and unlocking innovation with data, with Joe Atkinson

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May 31, 2021
The Future of Upskilling and Unlocking Innovation With Data

In today’s professional world, longevity is rare. Switching from one company to another, or even one industry or skillset to a new one is commonplace. So hearing that Joe Atkinson has been with PwC for nearly 30 years should give you pause. He’s a unicorn in his own right, and through almost three decades with one company, he has seen how digital disruption happens, what innovation means, and how a company can survive if it leans into the ways the world and technology changes around it.

Joe is now the Vice Chair, Chief Products and Technology Officer at PwC and on this episode of Future of Tech, he explains that innovation needs to be fostered and encouraged, and that it is a company’s job to incentivize employees to grow and advance their skills in order to lift up the entire organization. But how do you do that? And how do you measure your success and the ROI of digitally enabling employees?

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