The majority (83%) of professionals working for US companies say their organizations have already begun investing in quantum research or technology, according to data compiled by Classiq.

The Israeli quantum software company spoke to 500 US-based professionals at companies with 100 or more employees and in a variety of different industries.

It revealed that the top-ranked sectors for quantum investing include the financial sector, where 87% started investing, the accounting sector where 86% started, and the MedTech category with 83% startup.

What does the future hold?

Nearly all (94%) of the entire survey group said the number would eventually inform their organization's daily decision-making on issues like budgeting, forecasting, staffing, and strategy.

This proportion increased to 97% for the financial sector survey participants. In fact, nearly half (49%) of finance industry respondents said quantum will inform their business decision-making by the end of 2022.

A quarter of companies across all industries said that quantum computing technology is already involved in their decision making.

Looking ahead, almost three-quarters (72%) of the companies surveyed said that quantum computing will be part of their daily decision-making within five years.

The survey also revealed that hiring has already begun to support this quantum shift.

The majority (86%) of all surveyed organizations said they were currently hiring quantum computing talent, a figure that rose to 91% for respondents in the financial sector.

Looking ahead, 93% of all respondents expect there to be a "tidal wave" of demand for people, including developers, with quantum skills, while 83% of respondents in high-tech fields said quantum computing should be included in science, technology. , engineering and mathematics (STEM).

However, the rise of quantum computing may not always mean sunshine and roses.

The vast majority (92%) of survey participants believe that quantum computers will have the ability to crack current encryption technology within three years, while 92% said that quantum computing "is important for national security." from United States".

  • Do you want to take your computing power to the next level without quantum technology? Check out our guide to the best workstations
Share This