Bridging The Big Data Skills Gap With Online Training

Big data technology vendors are helping to close the skills gap when it comes to training the next crop of data scientists. Here’s what they are offering. Data Science Skills To Boost Your Salary (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) There is a bottleneck big data must eliminate on its journey from buzzword to mainstream acceptance, someone called the data scientist. This person has a PhD in math or statistics and is trained to fish for insights in the data lake. This person crafts algorithms like fishing flies, casting queries out like a line, luring insights to the surface where they can be hooked like trout. To be a data scientist, one must combine domain experience, a deep background in statistics and math, and programming skills, noted Leon Kutsnelson,…


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