Organisations still struggling to find big data skills

Many organisations are continuing to struggle with major recruitment gaps in their big data skillsets. While the very largest and best known firms attract the top candidates, most are finding it almost impossible to find appropriately skilled staff. This is one of the findings of Computing’s latest research into big data, which will be revealed at the upcoming Big Data and Analytics Summit at the Hilton Tower Bridge in central London on 17 March. Further reading “As much as there are more resources now, there’s still a big barrier in terms of getting and finding the right resources to build, to deliver,” a big data architect in the retail sector said. A chief data scientist added: “We’re playing catch up to Facebook and Google.” Computing first identified the problems in…


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