Staffing shortages are holding back companies ready to dive into big data. Here are three ways they're coping with the talent gap. Insider (registration required)
It's no secret that big data professionals are hard to find. McKinsey & Co. predicts that by 2018 the U.S. could face a shortage of more than 1.5 million specialists needed to capture, store, manage and analyze big data -- which encompasses "the increasing volume and detail of information captured by enterprises, the rise of multimedia, social media and the Internet of Things."