Published: 01 May 2019
Analyst(s): CIO Research Team
Overall, AI will not eliminate jobs, but it will change the skills needed to do them. As AI impacts demand for certain skills, functional leaders must adapt their workforce plans to build the social-creative and digital dexterity skills needed for the future.
Anxiety About AI
Examples of Displaced Roles
Examples of Unchanged Roles
Future Net Job Creator
Changes in Required Skills
Changes in Skill Demand
Potential Impact of AI on the Most In-Demand Roles
Next Steps for Functional Leaders
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