Tag: big data skills

3 steps to becoming a data-driven business

Organisations attempting to gain competitive advantage through data initiatives are stymied by a disconnect between how CEOs see the current status and benefits of data initiatives and how lower-level managers see them, according to an Economist Intelligence Unit report. While the data boom has reduced executives’ reliance on gut feel […]

Want to hire the best big data talent? 5 steps to success

A significant talent shortage is looming globally as companies seek to leverage big data for competitive advantage but struggle to find people with the right skills and competencies in this relatively uncharted territory. Gartner estimates that by 2015, 4.4 million information technology jobs globally will be created to support big […]