Artificial intelligence (AI) won’t replace employees anytime soon. But people who use AI will replace people who don’t, said tech giant IBM in its report, which talks about the implications of AI in businesses.
Companies are rapidly introducing AI into their workings to free up their employees’ time so they can focus on issues that require their personalized attention. The thing about AI is that it will do exactly what you train it to do. So, the hyperboles around the latest technology snatching away people’s jobs and taking over humanity can calm down.
There’s disruption ahead
The executives that IBM spoke to estimate that 40 percent of the workforce will need to polish their skills due to the implementation of AI and automation over the next three years. This means that around 1.4 billion of the 3.4 billion global workforce will be affected.
Over the last two, many top colleges, like the University of Cambridge and the University of Edinburgh, have programs addressing AI ethics and how people working in the field can build guardrails around the technology. And open online education providers have programs, degrees, and certifications focused on AI and machine learning in the hopes that more people will opt for them to enhance their sAs per LinkedIn’s Future of Work Report published in August shows 2023, Singaporeans are ahead of the pack. Workers in Singapore are the world’s fastest in adopting AI LinkedIn members have been members adding AI skills to their profiles, with Finland, Ireland, India, and Canada leading the trend, after Singapore.