The future of work is one of the hottest topics on the Internet. From McKinsey to Forbes, everyone has an opinion on the future of work and what it means for the working population. Before we delve deeply into the future of work, though, let’s talk about what it is.
Is the future of work the rise of freelancing and the gig economy or, as what McKinsey suggests, where technologies like automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence are shaping how we work, where we work, and the skills we need to work?
If you answered both, you’re right! The future of work, its implications for the gig economy, and its potential impact on software development are big. Whether you’re a developer or an employer, you should be interested in what the gig economy and technologies like artificial intelligence as the future of work might mean for you.
As an employer, are you ready to embrace the future or work — if not, how should you prepare? As a developer, how can you be competitive in the gig economy? Whether you believe the future of work is coming, already here, or just hype, read on to see what you should do to be able to capitalize on it.