SAS takes steps to address ‘critical dearth of data scientists’

The problem will intensify as the internet-of-things accelerates the rate at which new data is generated Lynette Clunies-Ross, SAS The SAS Academy for Data Science will impart skills in big data management, advanced analytics, machine learning and data visualisation – along with the essential communications skills needed by today’s data scientists. “SAS certified professionals are in high demand everywhere,” says Lynette Clunies-Ross, chief operating officer at SAS Australia and New Zealand. “There is a worldwide shortage of people with analytical skills and the market here is no exception,” says Clunies-Ross, in a statement. “Moreover, the problem will intensify as the internet-of-things accelerates the rate at which new data is generated. Decision makers in every sector who are increasingly challenged to exploit their data for valuable insights are hampered by a…


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