Shortage in Advanced Analytic Skills? Here’s an Indirect Approach

May 29, 2013

There are lots of articles these days about the challenges of recruiting enough data scientists, predictive analytic specialists or data miner (whatever you call them). There’s not enough of them and it’s hard for most companies to compete with Google, Amazon, Facebook et al let alone political campaigns and startups. For most companies simply going out on the open market and trying to recruit in the face of this scarcity and competition is simply not going to work – it’s just too hard to recruit the skilled graduates they need. What to do instead?