The Workforce Is Calling, Higher Education, Will You Answer?

“This week, the IBM Institute for Business Ventures announced that its most recent study found that 120 million people worldwide will need to retrain in the next three years in order to be ready to work with automation and advancing organic cognition (colloquially known by the misnomer “artificial intelligence”). Of those, per the report, nearly half are Chinese (50.3 million), followed by Americans (11.5 million), Brazilians (7.2 million), Japanese (4.9 million), and Germans (2.9 million). According to the National Center for Education Statistics, current undergraduate enrollment in the United States is about 20 million. American universities are in crisis, with their very business model and value proposition under threat. “

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