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Q&A: The Looming Big Data Skills Shortage

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"Consulting firm McKinsey predicts a shortage by 2018 of 140,000 to 190,000 people with the deep analytical skills needed to work with big data. "I think it actually could be higher than that," says Dr. Betsy Page Sigman, a distinguished teaching professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. In this interview, she talks about the coming talent shortage and what can be done to address it.