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The Big Data Skills Gap is Real (Seriously)

By   /  September 2, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess James Bessen of the Harvard Business Review recently wrote, “Every year, the Manpower Group, a human resources consultancy, conducts a worldwide ‘Talent Shortage Survey.’ Last year, 35% of 38,000 employers reported difficulty filling jobs due to lack of available talent; in the U.S., 39% of employers did. But the idea of a […]

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Vital Big Data Jobs Still Going Unfilled

By   /  July 30, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, NoSQL News, NoSQL News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Rick Delgado of Data Center Knowledge recently wrote, “Although Big Data is no longer a foreign concept to businesses they still face significant challenges when implementing it into their organizations. And the problem doesn’t stem from understanding its importance. Rather, it lies in finding the right people for the job. There are […]

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The Skills Gap: How to Close the Gap in Your Career

By   /  June 17, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Greg Satell of Forbes recently wrote, “In the late 90’s McKinsey declared the war for talent and argued that, in a knowledge economy, having the right people is even more important than having the right strategy or technology.”

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Big Data Should Look to Africa to Fill Skills Gap

By   /  August 15, 2013  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Sean McLean of BDLive recently wrote, “Big Data has become big business — but the skills needed to manage, analyse and convert it into meaningful insight are in short supply. Thanks to its emerging technology markets and a fast-growing culture for innovation, Africa is in a unique position to establish itself as […]

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