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Solving Big Data’s big skills shortage

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According to analyst firm Gartner, Big Data is at the portion of the hype cycle called the “peak of inflated expectations”.The business world is awash with all sorts of claims about the magic of Big…

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

The shortfall in Big Data experts is set to rise and in the UK alone, one digital industries employer body has predicted there will be a need for 69,000 of these experts in the next five years. This claim is not original. Back in 2011, McKinsey & Co wasclaiming a US shortfall in Big Data experts of 140,000 – 190,000 by 2018.

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