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Wednesday, December 06, 2017

How to get those top AI jobs | The Hindu - Careers

"There is already a demand for professionals who can wield business tools powered by Artificial Intelligence" says Ketan Kapoor, CEO and Co-founder, Mettl. 

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With the rapid rise in use of innovative digital technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) to meet evolving business needs of organisations across industries, more than 30 percent of the global workforce must equip itself with new skills to be effective in their roles.

Despite the pervasive worry about AI making several tech professionals and functions redundant, a new report by Gartner, an American research and advisory firm, states that Artificial Intelligence will create 2.3 million jobs by 2020, while a report by Capgemini revealed that 83% of companies employing AI-powered tools have already been creating new jobs with the help of this technology. Here are some of the top AI-powered jobs that are most in demand at present and will see further growth in the future:

Data scientist The role of the data scientist in modern businesses is accentuated by the rapid development of cutting-edge analytics tools and technologies. Data scientists, with their advanced skillsets in statistics and analytics, can sort through large volumes of data easily and organise it to extract valuable insights that can help businesses take the right decisions and optimise some of the key organisational processes. 

Source: The Hindu