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Developing a Big Data Workforce

Big Data - Developing a Big Data Workforce

Big Data has exploded as a field, and with it will come a massive flux of new openings within IT organizations. Half the battle is finding the right talent when to some extent these jobs and these skills don’t even exist yet, but an equal challenge is in defining the various Big Data roles for your organization and industry given the broad variety of skills and competencies that maintaining Big Data will require. How exactly does a Big Data job differ from something related to “analytics,” “statistics” or a “data scientist?” What approaches on the whole will help integrate Big Data hiring into regular IT staffing duties?

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Dr. Phil Shelley, Former CTO, Sears Holding

As former CTO of Sears Holdings, Dr. Phil Shelley has several years experience in helping move a large iconic brand into a near real-time model where digital engagement with customers has become the norm. Like many companies, Sears IT lands... More   View all posts

Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek

Doug Henschen is an executive editor at InformationWeek.com , where he covers the intersection of enterprise applications with information management, business intelligence and big data analytics. He previously served as editor in chief o... More   View all posts
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