Data Science Skills Gap, Pokemon Go Maps: Big Data Roundup

The data and analytics skills gap is an obstacle to achieving digital transformation, according to a Gartner survey; Microsoft is looking to fill that skills gap with a new online degree program; and Pokemon Go’s creator shares the secrets behind how the game’s maps were created. Big Data, Coding, Security: 8 Sites That Offer Free Online Courses (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Microsoft’s new professional degree program will debut with a Data Science degree pilot, Facebook’s CEO plans to benefit from Microsoft Graph and Delve across its new Office 365 deployment and its own Facebook at Work, and Gartner says IT organizations know that analytics and data will be big for digital business, but skills to make that happen are still hard to find. Plus, we take a…


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