Big Demand for Big Data

Big Demand for Big Data

Strong demand is expected for Big Data training, according to a study by American Management Association. Half of responding organizations plan to train current employees in the needed analytics skills. The global survey , “Conquering Big Data: A Study of Analytical Skills in the Workplace,” looked at how prepared organizations are to compete in an age of Big Data and drew nearly 800 respondents from more than 50 industries. Among other issues, the survey probed the need for analytics training and what companies are doing to fll the skills gap.

Does your organization have the capabilities to meet its anticipated analytics needs?

47% said they plan on mostly training current staff to reach the needed analytics capabilities.

26% report competency with their current team.

17% will hire for the additional skills

10% said other.

–Source: American Management Association

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