Using Analytics to build A Big Data Workforce
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Many innovative businesses and IT organizations appreciate the competitive advantage analytics capabilities can provide and have ambitions to reach increasing levels of analytics maturity. However, the well-documented shortage of analytic talent leaves many firms without a strong analytic talent bench and little knowledge about how and where to find analytics professionals needed to get there.
In this presentation, Greta Roberts will discuss results of a major quantitative Study of the "raw talent" of professional analytics professionals. This Study crossed industries, experience and skills.
Practical insights shared will include: raw talent characteristics businesses are looking for in their analytics professionals, trends and correlations that lend unexpected insight into how organizations are building a strong and scalable analytic talent bench.
Attendees will be provided with the ability to compare themselves to the Analytics Professional benchmark for no fee.
About the Speaker:
Greta Roberts, CEO, Talent Analytics [http://www.talentanalytics.com/] , Corp.
Greta Roberts is the CEO of Talent Analytics, Corp and a faculty member at the International Institute for Analytics. She has 20+ years working for world-class technology innovators like Lotus, Netscape, WebLine, Cisco and Open Ratings.
Under her direction, Talent Analytics has grown to be a leader in predicting employee behavior — the next logical step beyond predicting customer behavior. In 2012, she led a Research Team with the International Institute for Analytics that resulted in the world's only Benchmark for hiring Data Scientists / Analytics Professionals.
Greta is a sought-out thought leader, presenter, and author. In 2013, she has spoken at the Predictive Analytics World events around North America, SAS Day at Kennesaw State, SAP Sapphire NOW, IIA's Chief Analytics Officer Summit, SAS's Analytics 2013 & other major analytics & business events. She is also a frequent guest on the SAP's Game-Changers Radio Show. Greta has recently been quoted in MIT Sloan Management Review, the Harvard Business Review blog network, Forbes, VentureBeat, Information Management, Computerworld, Data Informed, Tech Target, and many other major influential publications. Follow Greta on twitter @GretaRoberts [ https://twitter.com/GretaRoberts ].
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