The Rise of AI Brings Uncertainty to Tech. How will Hiring and Workforce Development Adjust?

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Over the last six months, it’s felt like AI tools such as ChatGPT are everywhere, prompting questions about how AI will impact the way work is done and if this technology will remove the need for some people’s jobs.

Case in point: A program manager at a large firm recently told their developer experience strategy team is running a trial of the AI pair programmer tool GitHub Copilot. If post-trial surveys come back showing employees are more productive when using Copilot, leadership could cut down the number of people on that team.