With rapidly evolving technology trends that make most of the annual trend predictions out-of-date before even they live, exponential technological advancements are eclipsing decades of breakthroughs in scale and impact.
As per Gartner’s report, increased technology integration in people’s love and digitalization ways to represent yourself will become more prevalent. As technologies are evolving, it is also accelerating the rate of change until finally, it will become exponential.
Emerging with new waves will revolutionize the entire industry and will redefine the next business generation and transform the way of work from the bottom. And the term of technology is going to improve continually.
So, what exactly does it mean? In the decade ahead, technology streams of exponential advancements are accumulating atop one another, transcending decades of breakthroughs in scale and impact.
So, now have a look at a new decade of technological booms and extraordinary abundance which is going to define the next decade as well!!
Artificial Intelligence (AI) –
Artificial intelligence or AI is a new buzz in recent years, and it is going to be in trend in the coming years as well. AI is a technology which is used to equip computer systems with an ability to decide as humans do. Being as one the trending technology stack, it aims to mimic human intelligence for performing complicated tasks including voice search, pattern recognition, medical diagnosis and weather forecast—artificial intelligence performs all duties faster and accurately than humans. AI used for the navigation-based application such as Uber, Voice assistance services Siri, Alexa and for video streaming like Netflix, search engines Google, Bing etc. In addition to consumer use, AI is used for reservations, predict maintenance, improving energy efficiency, scheduling trains and in designing driverless cars.
AI is a term which broadly gets used in automation. However, it has been predicted to eliminate 70 million jobs until the year 2030. Still, on the other hand, it is also expected to create millions of jobs in the areas of testing, support, maintenance, programming and data science. It is also becoming one of the best driving factors behind many of the other technologies trends on our list.
It can create jobs in the field of –
- Machine learning
- Data analyst
- Computer vision
- Data Scientist
- Business intelligence developer
Robotic Process Automation or RPA –
Like AI, Robotic process automation, RPA is another smart technology which is automating jobs. It is a use of software that automates business processes like interpreting applications, processing transactions, dealing data and answers the emails. It is very useful to perform repeated tasks that people used to do, in a very cost-effective way with minor or zero errors. As per a survey, almost 45% of work, which we do, can be automated, including some part of manager’s, doctors and financial advisers work.
Although As per Forrester Research, RPA is eliminating knowledgeable and experienced workers that can be 9 per cent across the globe, it is also creating new opportunities such as developer, project manager, business analyst, solution architect, and consultant.
Data Science –
Next technology in our list is Data science that helps to make complicated data sensible. In a day, almost every company develops a massive amount of data, including, sales data, customer’s profile, server data, financial data and many others. Most of all, these data come in an unstructured and huge set of data. Its data scientists work to convert these unstructured data into a structured set by identifying the data trend and patterns. These data sets help any organization to analyze their business performance, productivity, retention rate and the area for improvement. This field has a lot of job opportunities, but you need to have a proper understanding of mathematics, statistics, computer science, and programming.
Career opportunities in Data science:
- Data Scientist
- Data analyst
- Data architect
- Business intelligence manager
- Business Analyst
Machine Learning –
As a subset of AI, machine learning is a programme to learn something for which they are not explicitly programmed, as they know by discovering the pattern and from data insights. Generally, it works in two ways- supervised and unsupervised.
Machine learning also has its own subsets such as neural networks, natural language processing (NLP), that offers an opportunity for career specialization with its growing demand.
Machine learning is being deployed by all kinds of organizations and creating huge opportunities for professionals. As per a survey, the machine learning market is predicted to grow by $8.81 billion at the end of the year 2022.
A career in Machine learning –
- Software Engineer
- Software Developer
- Designer in Human
- Data Scientist.
- Computational Linguist.
IoT (internet of things) –
The IoT is a network of devices that get connected with each other and can interact and share data. As many things are being built by Wi-Fi connectivity; means are being connected to each other by using the internet. The Internet of things is a future of technology and has already enabled devices, such as several home appliances, vehicles and many other and exchange data over the internet. Already till the year 2017, until the year 2017, the number of devices has reached 8.4 billion and is expected to reach 30 million by 2022.
In our daily life, we are already using and benefiting from IoT devices such as remotely operated doors, fitness tracking on our fit bands, assignment expert details on handy tools and hailing a ride with Lyft. The IoT enables safety, accessibility and decision making capability in business and daily life. It can also help imminent maintenance, improve medical care, enhance customer service, and several offer benefits we haven’t even imagined yet.
Despite this benefit, as per experts, IoT is not having enough professionals and needs almost 200,000 more IT workers.
Job opportunities in the field of IoT –
- IoT Software Developer
- System Design Engineer
- IoT Product Manager
- IoT Research Developer
- IoT Solution Architect
As a foundational technology, Blockchain enables electronic currencies such as Cryptocurrencies and offers security that is beneficial in many different ways. We can understand in simple terms that Blockchain is an electronic ledger that can be shared with multiple users. Hence the chain comes, as it develops a chain of data. Once new data fed into a block, it cannot be erased, which makes it secure and reliable technology. Additionally, blockchains are consensus-driven and cannot be controlled entirely. With it, you do not require any trusted third-party to manage or authenticate transactions.
With the usability and increased uses of Blockchain in multiple organizations, it is becoming a technology that will define the next decades. However, in regards to Professional experts, we are already behind.
Different job positions in Blockchain are –
- Blockchain developers
- Blockchain Engineer
- Blockchain legal consultant
Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality –
Virtual Reality (VR) engages the user in a virtual environment where touch, hearing, smell, and vision get simulated at one place. Using VR gear such as headsets, it enables users to go into the completely new 3D world. Augmented Reality (AR) used to improve the virtual world experience. Plus, as with VirtualShip, a simulation software used to train U.S. Navy, Army, and Coast Guard ship captains. You can take Pokemon Go as an example of AR.
Both VR and AR have tremendous potential in education, learning, marketing and even in reconstruction. Doctors also use these technologies to perform surgery, and it also enhances the viewer’s experience in an amusement park or in museums.
Although Google, Samsung, and Oculus, are a few examples of major players in the VR and AR market, plenty of startups are also forming and demanding for skilled and professionals, as the Vr industry is expected to reach $40 billion business by 2021.
Job positions to look for –
- AR and VR Content Writers
- Software Engineer
- UI and UX Design
- Content Producer
- Quality Assurance
It may not seem like the latest emerging technology, but it is growing just as other technologies are. The malevolent hackers who illegally hack the data are not going off soon and will always try to find new ways to get through the security measures even for the toughest one. New technologies are adapting enhanced security to defend against those hackers.
As proof that the industry needs a strong cybersecurity professional, the demand for skilled people is going to rise three times faster than other tech jobs.
Edge Computing –
Edge technology is the latest trend as cloud computing has become mainstream, with significant players AWS (Amazon Web Services), & Google Cloud dominating the market. This technology runs on the philosophy that to bring computer power as much as possible closer to the data source in order to reduce bandwidth and latency. Adoption of cloud computing in organizations is still growing, and more and more businesses are migrating to the cloud server. The shortcomings of cloud computing are becoming a solution, as the data we are dealing with is going to increase more. By bridging the gap between data and the computation decreases the long-distance communication and speeds up the process. In these situations, edge computing acts like mini datacenters. By 2022, the market of Edge computing is expected to grow by $6.72 billions as it creates various jobs, primarily for software engineers.
Intelligent App –
This is a software application, which uses AI components such as Machine learning, data analytics, robotic and natural language processing. It helps an organization to make real-time decisions, and you can take Siri, Alexa, Google assistance as an example of it.
In this fiercely competitive IT, where one technology becomes the past, and a new one takes place in no time, getting a suitable job and defining anyone as a future of technology is tough. But we have tried to cover up the most demanding and latest technology trends which are predicted to perform much well in future here. Hope it all helps.