There is a skills crisis in Big Data and data science. This is being driven by the increasing demand for people capable of generating insights and making accurate predictions, using the ever-increasing amount of data we are now capturing, storing and analyzing.
This of course makes it a hot career choice at the moment. Businesses in all sectors are looking for recruits with these skills. Forward-thinking employers are also becoming more switched on to the idea of “training up” existing staff. So those already in a career but looking for a sideways-step onto a potentially more interesting or rewarding track might consider data science and analytics a very tempting option.
Author: Bernard Marr