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.
How To Close The Gap
There's no single prescription for filling available big data analytics positions. Among respondents intent on big data hiring, 33% say they'll "do a mix of retraining and hiring/contracting." The second-largest group, 28%, will "mostly retrain staff and hire/contract a few people." The third-most popular choice is to "hire or contract to fill needs," cited by 16%. The smallest group, 11%, will "retrain staff we already have."