A gap is emerging among data-savvy professionals, with big-data-analysis and predictive skills trumping routine business-intelligence and information-management talents.
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Trend 1: Salaries And Compensation See Healthy Growth BI, analytics, and information management professionals enjoy better-than-average salaries, but it gets even better--for managers in particular--when considering total compensation. BI managers are fourth on the total-compensation list, at $134,000, among 23 IT job categories we investigated in our full salary survey. BI staff tied for 10th (with telephony/unified communications staff ) at $96,000. Data integration/data warehousing managers rank sixth in total compensation, at $131,000, while staff are seventh, at $101,000.
The Agile ArchiveWhen it comes to managing data, donít look at backup and archiving systems as burdens and cost centers. A well-designed archive can enhance data protection and restores, ease search and e-discovery efforts, and save money by intelligently moving data from expensive primary storage systems.
2014 Analytics, BI, and Information Management SurveyITís tried for years to simplify data analytics and business intelligence efforts. Have visual analysis tools and Hadoop and NoSQL databases helped? Respondents to our 2014 InformationWeek Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Information Management Survey have a mixed outlook.