“Big Data Analytics”, “Data Science”, “Cloud” – you may have heard of these buzzwords in the technology landscape today. But much like how movies and comedy shows are marketed, these words have been hyped by businesses, industry analysts, journalists, and possibly your neighborhood watchman.
Everyone seems to have a perspective on what Big Data analytics is and much like any commodity in the market, there is a promise of an attractive job in the Big Data analytics space. Students who are about to start their professional careers or professionals who have spent a few years (2-8 years) in a job related to IT, business, or consulting are now wondering about the potential opportunities that lay ahead of them, how to plan their career progression, and how to begin.
Author: Amitabh Tripathi