CIO (Chief Information Officer)
As IT advances in enterprises and supports the foundation of management, CIOs who plan IT strategies and play a part in enterprise management, are now essential. A CIO is a highly specialized professional who is involved in the following: formulation of corporate management strategies, formulation of information strategies, and formulation of the knowledge of a company as an organic information system.
A project manager is a highly specialized professional who has the ability to effectively utilize management resources in an enterprise, appropriately introduce the latest information technology, etc., and comprehensively manage and improve the efficiency of projects. Therefore, it is necessary to have a broad knowledge of IT and management. In addition, projects are often organized across different departments, and require advanced communication skills and leadership.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the key technologies in achieving a human-centered future society represented by Society 5.0. AI architects are highly skilled professionals who are not only proficient in AI technologies such as machine learning, but are also able to solve and optimize problems in various fields by utilizing their ability to analyze target operations and application fields and to develop and utilize AI systems.They are expected to play an important role in the construction of future social systems and in the operation of industrial organizations.
System Integration Consultant
In Japanese companies, the demand of outside consultants for IT promotion is high due to the shortage of IT human resources in the company. The System Integration Consultant is a highly specialized professional with the appropriate skills to provide consulting on business systemization concepts in line with the management strategies of client companies, and to efficiently advance cooperation among companies that can survive the current fierce international business competition climate. They need to understand the needs of their customers and respond appropriately. To do so, they need high skills in IT, management and communication.
An entrepreneur is someone who starts a business from scratch but can also be referred to as a business man/woman.To be a founder of a new business, requires a strong will and leadership to lead the organization in order to carry out the company's philosophy.They also have a big responsibility to run the business, keep track of business conditions and on-site issues, which all requires management skills.
These are highly skilled professionals who, based on their deep knowledge of IT, are responsible for a series of IT strategy planning, IT grand design development, IT planning, and subsequent promotion and execution to solve management and business issues.The role of an IT specialist with a "managerial viewpoint" requires the ability to define common specifications and requirements for system development, study and propose the ideal system, and present the overall system direction and structure as well as operation and maintenance requirements.
Information Security Consultant
Information networks are indispensable infrastructure for realizing e-commerce and Internet of Things (Internet of Things). On the other hand, the security risks surrounding these networks continue to increase. The Information Security Consultant provides advice and support to help customers formulate information security policies and protect information assets. Management and communication skills are also required to understand the customer's situation and take appropriate action.
Content Production Manager
In the production of media content such as movies, animations, and game software, the content production manager manages the entire project team. First of all, they make a proposal and negotiate with the company in charge of the production to secure a concrete budget. They also plan and implement how to use the products to recover the cost. They need the ability to analyze past business results, current market conditions, and leadership to bring the team together to execute the plan.
They collect, extract, and analyze necessary information from big data and other sources to develop policies to continue to improve business conditions.The expansion of big data was mentioned in the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry's "Survey Results on the Latest Trends and Future Estimates of IT Human Resources," which has further increased the demand for data scientists.In recent years, big data has been used in fields like agriculture and medicine and the fields it's being used in, keep expanding.In addition to marketing and management knowledge, IT skills such as statistical analysis and data mining, and logical thinking skills based on hypothesis and verification are required.