The digital transformation has just begun, and designers and developers are the core (in Finnish: “ydin”) of making it happen.
Mobile, social, and cloud already changed the world during the last 10 years. Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, mixed reality, and crypto-technologies will be the next mega-trends with similar impacts.
Same time internet user-base is doubling to 6+ billion, with increasing security threats and usability requirements.
The next 10 years, the world will need more serious hardcore software engineering, not just copy-pasting from StackOverflow and hoping it will compile.