The Top Industries that are Embracing AI the Most

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the hottest topic of conversation across the world as we enter a new and uncertain age of technology, but we can all appreciate the powerful uses of AI, especially in the business world.

A new study from has revealed the industries that are embracing AI the most, revealing which fields it’s the most popular in. 

The top industry that are beginning to embrace AI is IT/Telecoms, with 94% of companies using, or planning to use AI.

This is closely followed by finance and HR, with 92% of companies embracing the new technology, along with 89% of businesses in the Sales, Media & Marketing industry. 

Despite difficult economic times over the past few years, the study reveals that 70% of companies are actively looking to hire new employees. Companies demonstrated different reasons for growing their workforces, but over half of companies seek to increase their workforce to prepare for future growth (56%). 

Furthermore, 34% of businesses are looking to bring digital skills into the team, and digital skills training is one of the most popular training offerings in U.S. companies, with over a third providing this. Over one in five companies also reported offering training in competencies such as AI proficiency and coding, as almost eight in ten companies have plans to use AI technology at present or in the future. 

Growing companies will be looking to recruit staff with in-demand skills to ensure they address their changing business needs. With advances in AI, companies are rushing to adopt this technology and incorporate this into their business strategy, increasing the need for skills in this area. Some companies are looking to improve productivity or efficiency, whilst others simply hope to reduce costs. 

Tatiana Rehmova

A glass half-full kind of a girl and a believer that everything happens for a reason, Tatiana works in Media Relations and is the Content Producer. She loves writing, spotting inspiring stories, and building meaningful relationships.