SHRI Outlook 2017 was held in Singapore in presence of Ms Denise Phua (Mayor, Central Business District) as the Guest-of-Honour. There were several keynote speakers and visionaries. Kannan Chettiar, Managing Director of Avvanz, was invited to speak as a Visionary.
4th Industrial Revolution or Industry 4.0 will transform and disrupt the way we work. Some jobs might disappear and some new ones will emerge. This leads to the importance of new critical skills that our future workforce needs to attain. Kannan walked Senior HR Leaders and Business Leaders through these skills and unique ways of procuring them. Moreover, new work norms will evolve due to the rise of freelancing economy and there are high risks of such a workforce. Kannan explained the kind of potential risks and showed ways on mitigating and managing these people risks which can potentially pose huge business risks to organizations.