The skills gap is the biggest barrier to AI adoption - but it doesn't have to be

Tom Allen
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If industry thought differently about what they want from candidates, the recruitment pool would open up, says Dr Patricia Charlton

Every part of the technology industry is facing the skills gap, but AI is suffering more than most. According to a 2017 study, there were just 300,000 professionals with AI skills worldwide two yea...

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