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Capacity building to keep up with change and to shape the future

301e8da35854ae68504039707986b038?s=47 Dominic Orr
December 16, 2020

Capacity building to keep up with change and to shape the future

Presentation at the GIZ Landhub 2020 on 16.12.2020. A lightening talk on digital transformation to set the scene for discussions on improving land rights.

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Dominic Orr

December 16, 2020
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  1. GIZ Landhub 2020 Lightening talk Capacity building to keep up

    with change and to shape the future Prof. Dr. Dominic Orr GIZ, atingi learning platform @DominicOrr
  2. The Internet and digital networks are the means to connect

    disparate information and communication channels and are changing how society is organised and works. Harnessing new technologies is not simply a question of what technology can do, but how it interacts with other practices. ✓ New processes ✓ New ideas ✓ New insights ✓ Need to react productively to these new opportunities
  3. Example of new developments - agripreneurs Digital transformation of economic

    activities entails the potential for four innovative trends (Brynjolfsson & McAfee, 2014): • Improved real-time measurement of business activities • Faster and cheaper business experimentation • Widespread and easier sharing of ideas • The ability to replicate innovations with greater speed Need: security to build up a business
  4. Consequences for teaching and learning • Promising new knowledge and

    practices, which have been applied in the workplace to the benefit of efficiency and effectiveness, must be better recognised and communicated to allow peer learning within economic fields. • People not yet in the workplace and those currently working must be given new skills which enable them to harness the new benefits, but also to be flexible and adaptive to new situations. ✓ New processes ✓ New ideas ✓ New insights ✓ Need to react productively to these new opportunities