By - Karishma Katrat

As an entrepreneur or an established businessman, you need to broaden your thinking, explore technologies and implement the ones that will aid the growth of your business even further.

Here are some technology trends you should watch for in 2020, and some of the jobs that will be created by these trends. Because the time to train yourself for one of these emerging jobs is now. Trends are, Artificial Intelligence or AI, Machine Learning, Robotic Process Automation or RPA, Blockchain, Edge Computing, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, Cyber Security, Internet of Things.

In this blog, we will discuss about Artificial Intelligence.

AI (Artificial Intelligence) has generated a lot of buzz in recent years as it has become a part of the daily human life. Mimicking human intelligence, AI is now able to perform several tasks such as speech patterns, recognition of images, decision making, etc. And although the world of AI must develop a lot further to become entirely automatic, businesses have learnt to adopt AI into their routine tasks such as programming, testing, support, maintenance, etc.

AI has been around since 1956 is already widely used. In fact, five out of six Americans use AI services in one form or another every day, including navigation apps, streaming services, smartphone personal assistants, ride-sharing apps, home personal assistants, and smart home devices. In addition to consumer use, AI is used to schedule trains, assess business risk, predict maintenance, and improve energy efficiency, among many other money-saving tasks.

AI is one part of what we refer to broadly as automation, and automation is a hot topic because of potential job loss. Experts say automation will eliminate 73 million more jobs by 2030. However, automation is creating jobs as well as eliminating them, especially in the field of AI: Pundits predict that jobs in AI will number 23 million by 2021. Jobs will be created in development, programming, testing, support, and maintenance, to name a few. Artificial Intelligence architect is one such job. Some say it will soon rival data scientist in need for skilled professionals.

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