Big Data Talent War: 7 Ways To Win
November 02, 2012 11:06 AM 53% of big data-focused companies say analytics experts will be tough to find for the next two years. Here's how IT leaders plan to train, borrow, or steal talent--and what job seekers should know.
Are They Data Literate And Business Savvy?
The new analytics degree program at Louisiana State University (LSU) combines the computer science topics of data management and business intelligence with training in statistics, predictive analytics and operations research. There's also a focus on applied training in areas such as fraud detection, risk management, text mining and process improvement.
"Employers are looking for people who understand the business side but who also have an understanding of what IT and statistics can do to solve business problems," says LSU's Helmut Schneider, who helped set up LSU's analytics curriculum.