Despite the many implications for slow-moving incumbents, vast opportunities for value creation will continue to emerge. The Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 and other major global trends will present us with new ways of doing and approaching work.
Here in Bologna, where industry (think Lamborghini, Coeasia, Ducati, etc.) plays an important role in the economy, authorities and business leaders are getting together to try and think of ways in which to best respond to inevitable changes to the way work is done. All of these issues require thought-through, strategic and sustainable solutions.