Blog_Banner_Asset
    Homebreadcumb forward arrow iconBlogbreadcumb forward arrow iconGeneralbreadcumb forward arrow iconInfographic: What After IT? Top 5 Transitions You Can Make

Infographic: What After IT? Top 5 Transitions You Can Make

Last updated:
24th May, 2017
Views
Read Time
3 Mins
share image icon
In this article
Chevron in toc
View All
Infographic: What After IT? Top 5 Transitions You Can Make

India’s beleaguered $150 billion IT services industry is facing an existential crisis. This is due to the erosion of its competitive edge by automation and robotics.
However, on May 18, 2017, NASSCOM, the IT industry’s trade association, decided to clear the air and set the record straight. Indian IT does face significant headwinds – industry leaders conceded, and insist that the sector will remain a major net hirer adding about 1,50,000 to its workforce in 2018. However, last year, the industry hired around 1,70,000 new workers. A dip in overall employment figures is inevitable.
Letter from the CEO: Take Charge of Your Career for the Jobs of Tomorrow

The big challenge facing the 3.9 million IT professionals is to meet the demand of a fast-transforming marketplace. Not only is technology changing rapidly, but also with automation, data, analytics and digital making deep inroads, the demands of the global clientele are also growing.
So, how are these changes set to impact individual career paths and roles? Here’s a quick look at the changes that 5 major IT roles will undergo.

The opportunities that working professionals will have, in the new world of work:

Infographic: What After IT? Top 5 Transitions You Can Make UpGrad Blog
What Skill Development Really Means and Why It’s Important for Success

Alongside the changes in traditional roles, the industry is also witnessing a range of new roles:
Infographic: What After IT? Top 5 Transitions You Can Make UpGrad Blog
So, what are you waiting for? Comment below on the transition you’re looking forward to.

Profile

upGrad

Blog Author
We are an online education platform providing industry-relevant programs for professionals, designed and delivered in collaboration with world-class faculty and businesses. Merging the latest technology, pedagogy and services, we deliver an immersive learning experience for the digital world – anytime, anywhere.
Get Free Consultation

Select Coursecaret down icon
Selectcaret down icon
By clicking 'Submit' you Agree to  
UpGrad's Terms & Conditions

Our Popular MBA Course

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1What are the challenges faced by IT professionals?

No job is easy, but it becomes a backbreaker when accompanied by an ever-changing environment. That is the job of an employee in the IT industry. Increasing workload going hand-in-hand with the need to keep up with changes is challenging. Accelerating technology has left behind many, causing skill gaps, making personnel who was once a master now redundant. Another challenge is automation. With more and more tasks coming under the automation sphere, the need for humans will be limited to monitoring and controlling.

2What is cloud integration?

Cloud services are third-party services entailing easy and affordable rendering of applications and resources without the necessary infrastructure. Depending on the company providing the services and the users, the services may be public or private. When multiple cloud environments are brought together, it is called cloud integration. Cloud integration offers many benefits to the user. The flexibility with which data is shared across different networks, storage, and access has improved a gob. The changes which take place at a rapid pace can now be adapted easily with cloud integration. With all the benefits, on the one hand, another hides some risks relating to data security.

3What changes are experienced within the business due to technology?

Since the advent of technology, we have gone through many changes, and many are yet to come. Communication has seen one such sweeping change. Communication within the company and outside world is now done digitally without speaking a single word. The role of marketing has changed, from once it meant product promotion through advertisements on televisions and radio to now making chatbots, GIFs, videos, and many more. Previously, businesses had their buildings and staff. Now premises are located in business parks with many other companies. Apart from core activities, the rest are preferred to be outsourced.

Explore Free Courses

Suggested Blogs

Top 15 Highest Paying Non-IT Jobs in India [2024]
925542
Summary: In this Article, you will learn about top 15 highest paying Non-IT jobs in India. Highest paying Non-IT Jobs Salary per Annum Business
Read More

by Dilip Guru

16 Apr 2024

Top 15 Trending Online Courses in 2024 [For Both Students & Working Professionals]
164925
Professional certifications are invaluable tools for enhancing knowledge and skills in today’s competitive job market. They showcase your dedica
Read More

by Nitin Gurmukhani

15 Apr 2024

10 Best Job-Oriented Short Term Courses Which are In-Demand [updated 2024]
833687
Summary: In this article, you will learn the 10 Best Job-Oriented Short-Term Courses which are In-Demand in 2024. Take a glimpse below. Product Mana
Read More

by Kamal Jacob

15 Apr 2024

Top 25 Highest Paying Jobs in the World in 2024 [A Complete Guide]
1123300
Summary In this article, you will learn about the top 25 highest-paying jobs in the world. And you will be able to get the answer to ‘Which job has t
Read More

by Nitin Gurmukhani

14 Apr 2024

Top 5 Highest Paying Freelancing Jobs in India [For Freshers & Experienced]
917620
“How well do freelance jobs pay?” Though the freelance economy is still emerging and developing, this particular question is always lurkin
Read More

by Nitin Gurmukhani

14 Apr 2024

Career Options for Mathematics Students: Top 13 Career Opportunities in India
64305
Summary: In this article, you will learn about the Top 13 Career Opportunities in India for Mathematics Students. Take a glimpse below. Professor
Read More

by Kamal Jacob

14 Apr 2024

Top 25 Highest Paying Jobs in India [2024] – Latest & Trending
2189060
Summary: Professions / Jobs Average Salary 2024 Highest Salary 2024 Medical Professionals ₹10 Lakhs ₹17 Lakhs Data Scientist ₹9.5 Lakh
Read More

by Nitin Gurmukhani

13 Apr 2024

Top 8 Highest Paying Jobs in India in Arts Field [A Complete Report]
908531
Introduction:  Having spent years navigating the intricacies of the Indian job market, I’ve witnessed a shift in perception regarding careers i
Read More

by Dilip Guru

12 Apr 2024

Top 7 Jobs in Demand in 2024 [And How to Prepare Yourself?]
899814
Thanks to demographic changes and technological advancements, the job landscape has shifted considerably across the globe. In the coming years, new jo
Read More

by upGrad

05 Mar 2024

Schedule 1:1 free counsellingTalk to Career Expert
icon
footer sticky close icon