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IE Radio/IT Clan Chat: The Need for Trained BI Workers

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A recent report indicates that universities are failing to train future employees to cope with so-called big data or to manage business intelligence.  If, as the McKinsey Global Institute states, the need for trained BI workers will exceed the actual workforce available by 60 percent in 2018, we have a problem. IT professionals will be looking at where and how to obtain people with the right skills to meet the needs of companies seeking the balance of business and IT skills required to cope with big data. And is this really an IT problem?