There are numerous reports on the AI talent shortage. Some estimate that there are perhaps 300,000 AI experts worldwide but millions of open positions. Another report says the number of jobs requiring AI has increased by 450 % since 2013.
Whatever the real numbers are, companies investing in AI are feeling the competition when trying to secure talent. Most business leaders see AI as fundamental to the future; 72% called it a “business advantage” in an Adobe study. Adobe also found that 47% of digitally mature organisations, or those that have advanced digital practices, say they have a defined AI strategy.
Author: Jennifer Roubaud