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We should have predicted this: Big data plans scuppered by staff without analytics skills

03rd Dec `13, 04:28 AM in Human Resource

Firms have no trouble churning out data but lack the time, tools and skills to do much with…

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Firms have no trouble churning out data but lack the time, tools and skills to do much with it.

Three-quarters of US and UK organisations say their staff don’t have the expertise in analytics to capitalise on the data they’re generating, according research from enterprise software giant SAP.

That figure rises to 84 percent when it comes to the number of companies arguing for training to give employees the specific skills to use data analytics as part of their everyday jobs.

“Predictive analysis is moving from a small population of specialists to a broad spectrum of users,” SAP spokesman James Fisher said in a statement.

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