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Optimism about artificial intelligence (AI) and future jobs

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, automation, digital transformation, vocational training, vocational education

We have good news for the future. As you may have heard of it, not all future jobs with artificial intelligence (AI) are hopeless and bleak. Malcolm Frank's research-based book, What to Do When Machines Do Everything, proves this with data, and students and workers are empowered to engage with AI and AI through new educational approaches. We can better prepare for our future together.

At the Digital Transformation Summit hosted by Cornell University's Johnson School of Business, we spoke with US education industry leaders on this topic. Malcolm Frank, senior vice president of strategy and marketing at Cognizant, explains that we are experiencing the fourth industrial revolution. He predicts that the rate of job loss driven by artificial intelligence will match that of other automation in history, such as automation with looms, steam engines and assembly lines. It is fundamentally said that the change of workforce through artificial intelligence will be similar to that caused by assembly lines during the Industrial Revolution, about 12% of jobs will be lost, about 75% will be reinforced, and new jobs will be created.

Oliver Schabenberger, SAS Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer & Chief Technology Officer It also includes the creation of Currently, artificial intelligence systems are trained to perform human tasks well, but can only perform individual tasks one by one. A chess-playing system can't play poker, and the software that powers self-driving cars can't turn on the lights at home.

This is not to say that this form of artificial intelligence is not powerful. It has the potential to transform many and perhaps all industries. But don't go too far ahead of what you can achieve. A system that learns top-down under supervision based on training data cannot grow beyond the content of the data. This system cannot be created, innovated, or inferred. The article “Why Artificial Intelligence Will Create More Jobs Than it Destroys” provides a variety of predictions on this topic.

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, automation, digital transformation, vocational training, vocational education

At SAS, we care about all the impacts of artificial intelligence on society. SAS is developing new technology offerings in areas where artificial intelligence can augment your work . In areas where artificial intelligence will replace jobs, we are supporting education and training programs that help existing workers retrain.

For example, SAS has partnered with the Syracuse University's Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) to provide free education to veterans in statistics, analysis, programming skills, and more. There is. IVMF, through its Onward to Opportunity – Veterans Career Transition Program, offers two SAS programming courses and the opportunity to take the SAS certification exam free of charge at several military facilities and online across the United States.

In addition, through advanced analytics in SAS Viya, an enterprise analytics platform that utilizes data management, visualization, and artificial intelligence, SAS enables IVMF to integrate disparate data sources on veterans, job opportunities, communities, and non-profit organizations, and We help you come up with a compelling story. This allows the IVMF to analyze outcomes and key performance factors for individual support programs and laboratories as a whole to identify services that help veterans achieve stable and successful civilian lives. Check out the video to see the success story.

In addition, SAS has partnered with Cisco , Cloudera and Nanyang Polytechnic to establish the Digital Engineering Innovation Center (DEIC) in Singapore. The Innovation Center empowers students to develop and innovate the skills needed for the new economy using advanced analytics solutions.

In addition, SAS is developing a variety of worker training programs for the new economy of choice for many educators. This is not just a two-year or four-year curriculum. We provide new and innovative programs to educate workers around the world in new technical competencies.

There are micro-degrees, certifications, certifications, and more that can be earned in just a few courses in less than a year. This course will teach you programming skills, robotics, electronics, and other in-demand trade skills. There are also digital learning opportunities, such as open online courses and new virtual classrooms, where students can choose their own courses and meet professors, regardless of distance or schedule.

As an attractive example, we introduce 'HBX LIVE', a virtual classroom presented by Harvard Business School professor Nitin Nohria. This virtual classroom is designed to recreate the interaction and intimacy in a live class. Experience the virtual classroom for yourself through video.

Ten years ago, Professor Noria did not think that the idea of ​​virtual learning would be accepted in schools. But now he has become one of his biggest supporters. He saw the benefits of virtual learning and realized that his students were expecting this kind of learning environment.

Now it's your turn. How are you preparing for the future with artificial intelligence? Are you thinking about how artificial intelligence will augment your work or what skills you can learn for the digital economy? SAS will help you and your business bridge the skills gap and prepare for the future.