McKinsey, BCG Just Urged MBAs To Explore Big Data — Here’s Why They’re Hiring Analytics Talent

McKinsey & Company and Boston Consulting Group have urged MBAs to better understand big data — highlighting the growth in digital consulting and demand for consultants who can utilize analytics. Julia Booth, advanced analytics business manager at BCG, said: “Data, analytics and digital are the future — understanding the key drivers of these phenomena and how to get value from them will differentiate organizations the world over.” The comments by McKinsey and BCG, made this week to students at a conference at London’s Imperial College Business School, come as a slew of other elite consulting firms show increasing demand for strategists who can harness the power of big data. “There are growing opportunities to work in consulting for people interested in digital transformation,” said Zoe McLoughlin, London Business School’s head…


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