28 June, 2016
What Analytics Talent Shortage? How To Get And Keep The Talent You Need
Is it really so hard to find, use and retain analytics talent? Bloomberg reports that “data scientists are the new superheroes,” with demand for these professionals greatly exceeding supply, and some starting salaries exceeding $200,000. One oft-quoted McKinsey report predicted that by 2018, the US will be short by 140,000-190,000 people with “deep analytical skills” and 1.5 million managers with expertise in understanding and using their work. And you’ve probably hear a few horror stories from your own connections.