Recently, the demand for IT specialists, which are demanded by Industry 4.0, has grown significantly. The market requires specialists of a new formation. Changes occur in all industries and companies, IT specialists are constantly needed to develop new products, support new markets and new services related to intelligent data processing, intelligent touch systems, smart machines and the Internet of Things.
According to Cisco experts, the growth in the number of devices connected to the Internet in 2010 was 12.5 billion, 25 billion in 2015, and increased to 50 billion by 2020. The need of the EU countries for 2022 is estimated at 450,000 new jobs in the field of intellectual IT, 300,000 experts on the Internet of things and the same number on the analysis of large data.
Educational programs are aimed at training professionals in demand in new industries generated by Industry 4.0.
According to the recommendations of the NMC Horizon Report Higher Education Edition, training is focused on three areas: the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence and large data processing technologies. The main requirements for IT professionals of the new formation – the ability to integrate physical objects with virtual objects of artificial intelligence in the form of various digital solutions based on in-depth knowledge of programming – are reflected in the features of learning.
Models, methods and information technologies are considered on the examples of intelligent transport systems.