The people part of digital transformation is crucial


Enterprises are struggling to find workers with the skills and experience to help them succeed in the digital economy. Developers, cybersecurity professionals, data analysts, and more tech-oriented workers are in short supply, forcing organizations to pay top dollar for fresh talent, invest in upskilling current employees, or both. All of which makes for a demand-driven […]

Solving your data analytics needs through freelancers

I’ve written a lot about the challenges facing enterprises in finding top-flight data analytics talent and how they are trying to compensate. Here are just a few posts: Even big data ‘leaders’ struggle to find analytics talent Can automated analytics reduce need for data scientists? Grow your own data scientists in 2015 Why hiring data scientists isn’t enough […]

Even big data ‘leaders’ struggle to find analytics talent

Big data anlytics

A new survey shows that enterprises continue to struggle to find enough big data talent to implement ambitious analytics initiatives. And that shortage of talent could linger for several years. The A.T. Kearney 2015 Leadership Excellence in Analytic Practices (LEAP) study found that “fully two-thirds of the companies it identified as ‘leaders,’ those with most advanced digital […]