Fear of AI? How Skill-based Certifications Can Brace Up the Next Gen IT Professionals

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In 2022, one in five workers will have AI as their coworker, says a Gartner report. We’re living in an upending work of artificial intelligence. Multiple organizations start using intelligent technologies in their product development. People with skill redundancy may soon find themselves in unchartered waters.

Ever since AI evolved, there has been an advancement in the development of human society, with dramatic changes taking shape in the form of theories and techniques.

In an era of the interdisciplinary science of mathematical logic, computer science, linguistics, cybernetics, and automation, multiple questions have been raised about the concept of AI. During the 1940s and 1950s, multiple scientists from varied fields such as engineering, computer science, and mathematics already made an exploration regarding the possibilities of artificial brains: the possibilities of defining the intelligence of the machine.

In simple terms, the aim of artificial intelligence majorly focuses on augmenting the efficiency of mankind in the way they work. The way they govern society through intelligent machines, and where people and machines could coexist and work harmoniously.

Where will humans coexist with artificial intelligence?

Fast-forward to 2030, expert analysts expect people to become more dependent on networked artificial intelligence in a complex digital system.

Some predictions say,

· There will be a continuation of the historic arc of transforming our lives with positive results as we continue to use networked tools available.

· Others say the dependence on these AI and related systems is likely to increase.

Where would that put us today?

Is there a possibility that by 2030, the advancement in AI and other related technology systems will have the capability of enhancing human capacity and empower them as well?

Despite the fear of AI and automation taking over millions of jobs, brainpower will still be a necessity. The human race, after all, is not on the scrap head. At least, not for the moment.

Undoubtedly, there seems to be no shortage of artificial intelligence being at the limelight.

The way AI works: does it make us feel more involved or is it destroying our jobs?

Despite the fear that instills today, AI will create double the jobs than it destroys.

Based on a canvassing that was done in the summer of 2018 regarding how people were likely to accept the fact of AI enhancing human capacities. These were the responses received,

· 63% of the respondents said they were hopeful about how people will be better off by 2030

· And 37% denied the fact stating AI and its related technology systems will reduce human autonomy to such an extent where people will still not be better off than they are today.

Thought leaders concluded stating human reliability in AI and technology system is possible only if people are well connected with the way these tools, technologies, and networks function.

Balancing the AI gap through skill-based certifications

Skill-based certifications are a stepping stone that draws jobs one step closer to AI professionals such as AI experts and AI specialists.

Skill development is widely considered a major factor, while regretting education has not given its due diligence in improving technology skill rate, especially in newer technologies like AI, data science, machine learning, and big data.

In this connection, online learning programs and AI certifications are certain skill development measures that are widely considered as critical aspects of job creation.

Why become a certified AI professional?

AI certifications act as evidence of earning professional credibility.

With newer technologies on the rise, it gets challenging for employers to find the right fit. In addition to this, potential employers usually prefer candidates having AI skills. Artificial intelligence is slowly taking on the IT world, acquiring skills through 🔗AI certifications could do wonders for your career.

🔑The big takeaways: -

👉Newer and unconventional career paths — AI is expected to generate 2.3 million jobs by 2020, says Gartner. Also, a report by Capgemini mentioned around 83% of companies that are using AI said this will be the next technology that will lead to the creation of newer job roles. Hence, the need for certified AI professionals will rise exponentially.

👉 Demand for certified professionals in AI will continue to rise — Around 2.3 million jobs to be created by 2020. How can you make use of this career opportunity? Taking up a certification program will boost your AI career as compared to the non-certified individuals. 🔗 AI experts will undoubtedly rev up.

👉Earn fat paychecks — Multiple top tech companies are investing huge compensation on candidates with the latest AI skills. An AI certification is an add-on advantage, a pathway to enhancing your earning potential.

👉 Higher employability rate — If you’re looking to penetrate the AI industry, earning a credible AI certification is perhaps the wisest thing for an individual to do today. Not only will you possess the latest skill in the industry but it will also convince potential employers that you’re the perfect candidate for their organization.

“That population is going to need to upskill, reskill or change jobs fast,” says Mark Muro, a senior fellow at Brookings.

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AI Researcher, Writer, Tech Geek. Working on Deep Learning & Neural Networks. #cobots #coding #algorithms

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