Tag Archives: Big data

Big Data Talent Gap Survey 2014

New data reveal a shortage of 150,000 IT professionals with deep analytical skills in the U.S., a large enough number to inspire Ryerson University’s Big Data Consortium—a national private-public sector consortium involved in the examination of Big Data and Advanced … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing Skills Employers Seek

The 2014 IT Forecast, a report published by TEKsystems, promises a 59% spending leap in cloud computing this year. As most recruiters, employers, and job seekers are painfully aware of, however, the Canadian IT talent shortage impedes this growth. For … Continue reading

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Integrated Infrastructure/Platforms and Networking Market Developments

According to a recent IDC report, the global revenue for Integrated Infrastructure and Platforms increased 46.6% between 2012 and 2013, equalling roughly $7.6 billion by fourth quarter. Under this category, data storage also rose 78.6%. Last year alone, Integrated Platforms … Continue reading

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Four Upcoming Big Data Positions — Where Do You Fit In?

During the first few weeks of October, we published a series of posts concerning in-demand IT skills and the growth of big data. Moving closer to 2014, these topics continue to dominant headlines. McKinsey & Co. reports big data analytics … Continue reading

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Your Perimeter Has Already Been Breached!

Or at least this is how Art Coviello, executive chairman at RSA, feels when it comes to network security. Since more companies are turning their heads toward big data, the surface area for cybercrime potential continues to drastically expand. As … Continue reading

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SAS Institute Moves a Bit Closer to the SMB Market

SAS Institute, a company renowned for its big dataenterprise solutions, is making its way into the SMB market with their Visual Analytics product. Although recently big data has made the headlines, SAS believes that companies should still consider analytics to … Continue reading

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