“Blurring Lines” Report Outlines Growing Demand for Workers Who Can Combine Business, Tech Skill Sets | Burning Glass Technologies

Over the last several years, new tools have made programming and data analysis accessible to users with far less training and technical expertise than ever before. This has had a democratizing effect on these fields, with technical and analytical functions no longer the exclusive domain of “experts” but rather undertaken within a range of business and marketing roles. A new class of hybrid jobs, which combine programming skills and “offline skills” such as analysis, design, or marketing, have emerged or assumed increasingly important functions in the digital economy.

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New technical roles are emerging for which there aren’t any formal educational programs. Many of these roles are high-salaried and in high demand. The future will favor those who can learn and relearn . . .

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