Startup vs. Larger Company:
Working for a smaller company is that you get to make more of an impact: Working in a larger corporation might have more benefits or a higher salary but a startup is where you can really make a difference and see the influence your work is having on the business. You’re heavily involved in each stage of production and your opinion is more likely to carry weight than at a larger, more structured operation. Decentralization of big companies would be done through tokenization. The shares will be done through ICOs.
Jobs in IT:
In Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, data security, virtual reality and augmented reality, virtual worlds (and virtual assets) and bank-less, free nodes back-boned, Internet of payment. Jobs to see as or related to: big data engineer, Software 2.0 Engineer (maintain Neural Networks that write code), full-stack developer, security engineer, IoT architect and VR/AR engineer and hybrid engineers, with agile mindsets through the teams, with solid technology stacks knowledge that working together are able to bind different ends of the domain spectrum (similarly like DevOps is to the “from Code to Infrastructure” mindset paradigm), runners of decentralized Internet (sustained by Blockchain and other similar technologies yet to come, in order to back-up the Virtual Assets in the Virtual Worlds in the Decentralized Network).
Thus the skills needed to succeed in the IT jobs of tomorrow revolve around security certifications, programming and applications development, proficiency with cloud, decentralized architectures and mobile technologies, and other specialized skill sets giving also way to the hybrid IT roles that bind the business to IT.
Roles grow vertically based on business domain vs. technology stacks. For example: a Solutions Architect has the business domain knowledge but has also a technical background. He will develop complex technology solutions in a specific business domain. Software Architect knows in a deeper way the technology stacks. He will design the architecture of the technical implementation. Technical Lead is one with deeper knowledge of the, or a part of the technology stack. He designs using established patterns, coaches teams into the adopted technologies and unlocks teams in order to succeed in project delivery.
Data Scientists: it is essential for data scientists to work with languages like R, Python, SAS, Hadoop, Netezza in which they apply their knowledge in statistics, mathematics (algebra), matrices (multivariable) calculus. And to have a knowledge in platforms like MapReduce, GridGain, HPCC, Storm, Hive, Pig, Amazon S3.
The user as valuable “in the network” resource, in parallel digital universes (eg. Metaverse). Their actions should be monetized and generate income. We are producing valuable data even now by only navigating on FB, Google and other social networks which the system themselves uses it to become better (the long therm plan is building the future AI systems together). The “Internaut” will be one of the nicest job of the future.
The Digital Twin concept in Industry 4.0 come into practice when we addressed the question like: “Do we need to adjust the product?” and then we think “Let’s look at the original specs, at the drawings, at snapshots, at the BOM, at simulation results, at VR iterations, at the real performance parameters” – We simply say then: “Let’s look at the digital twin!”
Digital Twin is a mirroring (or twinning) of what exists in the real world and what exists in the virtual world. It contains all the informational sets of the physical ‘thing’ meaning its cross-discipline – not just a mechanical / geometric representation, but also including the electronics, wiring, software, firmware, etc. not just the CAD model.
Digital Twins are currently used in the context of monitoring, simulation and predictive maintenance which are all incredibly valuable and potentially transformative in their own right, however, there would seem to be much more to it. As products of all types move to include connectivity, sensors and intelligence we can’t just think about the data streaming back from the field.
Without accurate “Context” – Digital Twin – time series data generated during production and ongoing operation is difficult or even impossible to understand and analyze. In addition, the ability to interpret and act upon these data often require traceability to prior information from related revisions – Digital Thread. To complicate matters further as artificial intelligence / cognitive computing is introduced the necessity for the Digital Twin becomes even greater.