There is a general perspective among people that automation is going to take away jobs. This thinking is understandable. Every other day, we read about how automation is taking away jobs. A report by US-based research firm HfS research predicts that Indian IT services industry may lose 6.4 lakh “low-skilled” jobs to automation by 2021.
Contrary to this there are experts like Google’s executive chairman & ex- CEO Eric Schmidt, who believe AI will create more jobs that can’t be fulfilled in the age of automation. He cited a study by Mckinsey which suggested 90 percent of jobs are not fully automatable.
So what exactly the future holds for IT industry?
Let’s anticipate the future by participating in #TTRT tweetchat, and share your views on what the future holds for IT industry in the age of automation.
- Is automation really eating jobs or creating new ones?
- Can you give examples of jobs that were taken away by automation in the past?
- In the present scenario, which jobs are at risk due to automation?
- Recently, which IT jobs have been created by automation?
- In your opinion, which industries would experience the maximum impact of automation?
- How is automation creating opportunities for IT professionals in Non-IT sectors?
- Which Non-IT job roles would evolve with the assistance of Chatbots, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning?
- As an individual, what should a professional do to cope up with the changes happening in one’s job due to automation?
- In the next 5 years, which job roles will reap the maximum benefit of automation?
- What all can management do to keep their existing workforce and make them more efficient while embracing automation?
An entrepreneur by heart, Atul Jadhav has over 17 years of experience in various leadership positions in the software industry, having worked in India, US & UK Atul has led large, cross-functional, globally distributed teams in delivering on challenging technology, time and quality goals and driven by the passion of building world-class engineering teams for enterprise products. Currently at Webonise, Atul is taking care of end to end delivery of highly creative products loaded with latest and greatest technology stack like Java, Closure, Scala, ROR, Various JS frameworks in Mobile, Web & IOT & Drone Space. Atul is been best known to be a product guy believes in bringing disruption in the consumer internet product space with proven track record and driven success stories from conception to funding & acquisitions.
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