Who are the creators of Big Data jobs?

The world is finally acknowledging something that my fellow data scientists and I have cheerfully staked our futures on. As the founder of an institute that trains data analysts, I am overjoyed to see governments and businesses coming to the same conclusion that my fellow data-geeks and I did years ago—that Big Data is a big deal. Interestingly, although the demand for data professionals has grown, there has not been a correspondingly meteoric surge in supply. This widening gap between demand and supply can be attributed to specific drivers. So, what is Big Data? It refers to large swathes of semi-structured or unstructured information that is so heterogeneous and voluminous—and generated at such a brisk pace—that it exceeds the capacities of traditional data management systems. Big Data’s defining characteristics are…


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