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Travail industriel à l’ère du numérique: Se former aux compétences de demain

The transition to the future of industry is a major challenge for companies. It is based on new production methods that can produce in a shorter time, more properly, sometimes “tailored” to customer demand and offer new services. The discussions are focused on the technological dimension of these transformations so that human and organizational issues are equally important. In most cases, these are only addressed in terms of quantity, reduced to the persistent question of the impact of automation on employment. It is entirely legitimate to question the volume of jobs affected by the industrial changes but we must ensure that the most pessimistic forecasts do not become self-fulfilling prophecies. The underlying technological and organizational changes affect the content of the tasks to employees and their required skills. French industry will go upmarket and get out of a competition based on cost of inputs (energy and raw materials, purchased services and especially the cost of labor) if it is firmly committed to this transformation. Beyond the development and ownership of the necessary technology, it will rely on qualified employees, able to learn new skills as technology changes. They will also work in most organizations moving, less hierarchical and based on a communication much denser. It is a challenge for individuals who need to acquire during their initial training and throughout their life and technical skills necessary relational. It is a challenge for businesses, which will attract talent and invest more today in the ongoing training of their employees. It is a challenge for the territories and states, which must anticipate change and support people whose jobs are transformed or threatened use to help them develop the skills to stay active. Five modes of action p [googletranslate_en]