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By Robin Neidorf

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Where are the biggest skill gaps in analytics success? How important is use-case expertise? Take the "Jinfo survey - data analytics needs and concerns 2017" (open until December 15th, 2017). Tell us your views and you will receive a copy of the summary report as a thank you.


Stake your claim in the success of data analyticsThe information world is changing fast; we need to ensure our thinking on which skills are essential for information teams keeps pace.

Nowhere is this more salient than in the emerging world of data analytics projects, where the characteristics of success have as much to do with consultancy and creativity as with technical tools and knowledge.

In the article, "Ensure your information team is essential to data analytics projects," we explore some of the early results of the "Jinfo survey - data analytics needs and concerns 2017", specific to needed skills. Survey responses to date demonstrate a critical gap between what respondents think is needed and the current level of their team's skills.

Figure 1 shows just a few of the biggest reported gaps, with expertise on use-cases showing the biggest gap between needs and current skills. Jinfo Subscribers can sign in to read the whole article now.

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Participate in survey - get the report

We're a little over halfway through the data collection period for this survey, so you still have time to participate. In addition to skills, this survey examines:

  • Current involvement of information professionals
  • Organisational readiness for data analytics strategy
  • Needs and concerns around third-party data licensing.

Your responses are anonymous, but if you provide a valid email address at the end, you'll get a copy of the results upon publication. 

Take 10 minutes now to complete the survey - open through 15 December 2017.

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