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Which Software Jobs Will Be Automated Over the Next Decade?

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App development and software management are among the 14 jobs will be impacted by automation over the next 10 years, according to members of the Forbes Technology Council.

"In the next five years, everyone will become a developer thanks to low-code/no-code technology," says Katherine Kostereva of Creatio. "It allows users to build apps and processes in a visual integrated development environment with drag and drop features. Hand-coding isn't likely to become obsolete in five years, but we are moving towards a far future where little to no coding is involved in development."

On the software management front, Uri Nativ of Torii says that many tasks these days are "ops" tasks, "such as DevOps, marketing ops, and sales ops," Nativ says. "Many of those tasks involve daily manual tasks. In the future software will replace the daily manual 'ops' tasks, leaving only the strategic thinking to humans."

Other jobs identified by the council, an organization of  leading CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives, include healthcare tasks, translation, entry-level sales, customer service, construction, and others.

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