Next Steps for Analytics in the Big-Data Era

November 25, 2009

[From Intelligent Enterprise]

With interest in analytics exploding along with the data that makes predictive analysis possible, there's no doubt that data-driven decision-making is the way forward for most organizations. But do these firms have the talent they need to pull important metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) out of their data? And how prepared are executives to draw insights and make quick decisions based on their analysis? With CIO surveys, salary surveys and job listings all pointing toward surging interest in analytics, software vendors, commercial interests and universities are scrambling to develop the needed talent.

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