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October 09, 2014
TechTarget's 2014 IT Salary and Careers Survey shows that the pay of BI and big data respondents varies widely -- and that many aren't cashing in with big raises.
February 21, 2014
A new survey reveals industry hot topics, including a lack of skills and leadership in the industry, two big data trends that are likely to continue.
February 06, 2014
An O'Reilly Media survey on data scientist salaries reflects a strong demand for skilled analytics workers. Get details in this podcast discussion.
April 15, 2013
Two experienced data scientists offer tips on best practices for setting up data science teams and incorporating big data into data science programs.
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A panel of chief data officers said their jobs are demanding, even taxing at times. But they added that the rewards of the CDO position outweigh the challenges for them. Continue Reading
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A fast-moving SWAT team of business intelligence specialists can resuscitate failing BI programs and help successful ones keep up with demand for new applications, consultant Wayne Eckerson says. Continue Reading
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The shortage of skilled analytics professionals is well documented, but SAS conference attendees said businesses that know where to look can find, or develop, the skills they need. Continue Reading
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Faulty project management assumptions can limit the effectiveness of business intelligence tools. Don't let them lower your return on BI investments. Continue Reading