301 Learning in the IoT World
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Wednesday, February 15
Like many major technology and business transitions in the past, the Internet of Things (IoT) is impacting jobs and roles in the workspace. Some of the roles are affected; you don’t need to send a person to check the status of the meter now that the meter is connected and sending you the information remotely. But at the same time, so many new jobs are being created, from data scientists to remote operators to application developers.
The initial phase of IoT adoption is focused on improvements in efficiency and profitability. But the IoT is also starting to create new revenue opportunities and new value propositions, from mass customization and personalization to the adoption of new service-oriented business models. What will this mean for the businesses and workers L&D supports, and what does this mean for the future of organizational learning?
Vice President, Strategic Innovations Group
Maciej Kranz, vice president of the Strategic Innovations Group at Cisco, brings 30 years of networking industry experience to his position. He leads the group focused on incubating new businesses, accelerating internal innovation, and driving co-innovation with customers and startups through a global network of Cisco Innovation Centers. Prior to this role, Maciej was general manager of the Connected Industries Group, a business unit focused on the Internet of Things. He built a $250 million business from the ground up in 18 months and relentlessly evangelized the IoT opportunity across Cisco and the market, making IoT one of Cisco’s major priorities.