IBM Datapalooza Takes Aim At Data Scientist Shortage

IBM’s quest to create 1 million new data scientists steps forward with three-day training event and test bed for taking its show on the road in 2016. Gartner: 10 Radical Changes Coming To IT (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) IBM announced in June that it has embarked on a quest to create a million new data scientists. It will be adding about 230 of them during its Datapalooza educational event this week in San Francisco, where prospective data scientists are building their first analytics apps. Next year, it will take its show on the road to a dozen cities around the world, including Berlin, Prague, and Tokyo. The prospects who signed up for the three-day Datapalooza convened Nov. 11 at Galvanize, the high-tech collaboration space in the South…


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