As many as 375 million workers around the world may need to switch occupational categories and learn new skills.
Our 2020 AI survey shows artificial intelligence has become a revenue driver and companies earning the most from AI plan to invest more in response to COVID-19.
The pandemic accelerated existing trends in remote work, e-commerce, and automation, with up to 25% more workers than previously estimated potentially needing to switch occupations.
Which technology trends have the most momentum in an accelerating world? We ranked the top cross-industry trends that matter most for companies and executives.
«1. Applied AI 2. Next-generation computing 3. Trust architecture 4. Distributed infrastructure 5. Future of connectivity 6. Future of programming 7. Next-level process automation and virtualization 8. Bio Revolution 9. Future of clean technologies 10. Nanomaterials»
Research has shown that while the need for manual skills will decline, the demand for technological, social and higher cognitive skills will increase.
«We started from four broad skill categories—cognitive, digital, interpersonal, and self-leadership—then identified 13 separate skill groups belonging to those categories.»