Eight Tips for Closing the STEM Skills Gap in Data-Driven Organizations

Don Tennant |   From Under the Rug   |   Posted 15 Sep, 2015          |         |     Share A 2012 report from the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology found that the United States would need to increase its yearly production of undergraduate STEM degrees by 34 percent to match the demand forecast in the work force for these professionals. With the explosion in data around purchase history, customer experience and buyer interest that has occurred since that report was released, and relatively few data scientists who are qualified to understand it, businesses face a particularly alarming problem: We’re on the precipice of a data scientist recruitment war. That’s the assessment of Shashi Upadhyay, CEO of Lattice Engines, a provider of predictive marketing and sales applications in San Mateo,…


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