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Check out this fantastic infographic from the team at InternetServiceProviders.org, which looks at the potential digital habits of the next one billion internet users and offers some valuable insight for companies looking to target these new online consumers
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This week, ScienceCareers named “Three Can’t Miss Science Careers,” and Ph.D. computer scientist was on the list along with geoscientist, and physician scientist.
According to the article, “Despite frequently made claims in the national news media, and from university and industry officials, the job market for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics professionals as a whole is not booming.
There are, however, a few bright spots among the gloom, fields in which a degree virtually guarantees solid career prospects. ScienceCareers identified three such fields and explored recent hiring and salary trends.”
The article pointed to CRA’s Taulbee survey, which revealed an unemployment rate of 0.4% for recent computer science Ph.D.s.
A new Infographic issued by IDC and sponsored by SAP shows that 69 percent of companies are looking for skills in advanced analytics and predictive analytics in the next 12 months. It also shows that the worldwide big data market will grow by almost 32% by 2016. The top 10 industries for these analytics and big data opportunities are manufacturing, government, communications and media, banking, professional services, retail, healthcare, utilities and insurance. And the biggest challenges to delivering successful business analytics solutions will be the lack of sufficiently skilled talent and maintaining data quality. Please click here to view the Infographic and get a clearer understanding of just how the Big Data industry is set to explode.