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Better training: In search of next-generation IT workers

10th Dec `13, 05:59 AM in Human Resource

As it unfolds before us, the next generation of IT workers will work in more highly automated environments…

BDMS
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As it unfolds before us, the next generation of IT workers will work in more highly automated environments that combine both in-sourced and out-sourced technologies that businesses will expect to get immediate value from.

No more is this drive to the next generation more keenly felt than in big data and analytics.

A recent IBM Institute for Business Value study surveyed 900 business and IT executives from 70 countries. Eighty percent of respondents are evaluating the impact of their analytics investments, 60 percent already have predictive analytics capabilities, and “leaders” who were perceived to be proactive in engaging analytics in their organizations were more than two times likely than average to have formal career paths for analytics professionals.

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