SMART SPACE Matching Event in Vienna, Austria: “Digital Change and HR”

Skills shortage is a huge problem for SMEs today. Companies fight to sustainably fill positions with qualified employees. But what can be done against this problem and how can digitalisation help to find employees with the necessary skills or to train them accordingly?

One the 26th of February 2019, in the framework of the SMART SPACE Pilot Actions for SMEs, aws organized a panel discussion focusing on the problem of skills shortage. Top class speakers such as Fritz Pesendorfer (INOCON Technologie GmbH), Stefan Steinberger (New Austrian Coding School) and Marina Wladar (talentify GmbH) as well as around 40 participants discussed about digital tools and methods that can be used to find the right employees, and to train and upskill them sustainably. The keynote was given by Bettina Kiesewetter (consultant for digitalisation, Talent 4.0, HR processes & LinkedIn), who also joined the panel.