Disruption

Technology has already begun to replace basic jobs, and will continue to do so in the future. Traditional career models may soon become obsolete. Many of tomorrow’s roles will be ones we haven’t even thought of yet. Over the next 3 to 5 years, it’s likely that we’ll see major workplace shifts. About half the…

Opportunity

Data science and machine learning will become more mainstream, especially in the following industries: energy, finance (banking, insurance), agriculture (precision farming), transportation, urban planning, healthcare (customized treatments), even government. The rise of sensor data – that is, IoT – will create data inflation. Data quality, data relevancy, and security will continue to be of critical importance.

The Job Market

Annual demand for the fast-growing new roles of data scientist, data developers, and data engineers will reach nearly 700,000 openings by 2020. 59% of all Data Science and Analytics (DSA) job demand is in Finance and Insurance, Professional Services, and IT. By 2020, IoT technology will be in 95% of electronics for new product designs.…