Blockchain has been gaining popularity all across the globe. In India, many industries have already started leveraging the benefits of this distributed ledger technology and many others are already developing path-breaking solutions based on blockchain. With every passing day, this technology has been making its presence felt in different ways.
Here are the hottest skills and demand-spots that can build up more momentum as AI becomes more and more mainstream in the industry.
In recent years, fintech has been at the core of the reinvention of banking and financial services across the world. To understand the impact of fintech on this sector, all you need to do is look at developments like Robo-advisory, Insurtech, etc. and the promise they offer.
Measurement and programmatic advertising were just the glimpses of data’s superpower that waits to be properly unleashed for marketers. AI makes this power jump many hops ahead.
FinTech is an industry born out of the marriage of the ever-green financial services sector and the new millennium’s technology industry. This industry offers financial services to people by leveraging software and technology. Some examples are online banks, peer-to-peer lending platforms, Robo-advisories, mobile payment firms, etc.
The 21st century is the age of automation and competition. Companies are using artificial intelligence (AI) to survive, differentiate and thrive. AI comes into play in diverse sectors. AI and other emerging technologies are freeing up the time spent on managing tasks and transactions that were done manually.
We spend more time in the cyber-world than in the real world. As technology evolves, this is expected to skew further in favour of the former. The last decade has seen a major transformation in the way we live our lives – from analogue to digital. This has also led to a surge in cybercrimes around the world. According to some experts, the next few years will see cybercrimes triple in number. Hence, we would need cyber security professionals to be ahead of the criminals.
Blockchain experts have something of value to contribute anywhere and everywhere. Surveys by the popular social media platform, LinkedIn, reveals that Blockchain is the most in-demand hard skill across the globe.
AI (Artificial Intelligence) is no longer an alien on the planet of IT capabilities. It is going mainstream with every new tool and application that the industry embraces as the relevance of AI and ML (Machine Learning) gathers more steam. After all, we are talking about 2.3 million jobs by 2020 (~ Gartner).
The way we shop (eg. Amazon), the way patients are treated (robotic surgery), the way we bank (UPI), or the way we travel (Uber, Ola) have all changed phenomenally over the last couple of decades. Each of these areas has been disrupted, thanks to technology. Technology companies have transformed into retail stores and banks rather than just traditional companies.