Accelerate your career in big data and analytics

| December 13, 2016

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The growth in popularity of data science as a subject, coupled with the global boom in data creation, and organisations looking to maximise information through big data strategies, means that more and more people are building a career in this space.However, given the embryonic nature of the category, many of those joining its ranks remain relatively early in their career. Yet, while the entry-level cupboard is well stocked, demand is outstripping supply when it comes to experienced individuals – people who can lead a project from start to finish or jump in at different stages to provide expertise that resolves problems. Like in any other industry, getting experienced people with the right skill set that fit organisational culture and who have some commercial acumen is not always easy.

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