Tackling the Big Data Talent Challenge

This report from Hudson brings up the subject of finding the right talent to exploit and find all that great value hidden in massive data sources that corporations today have access to. Since this is a fairly new title, companies will need to think outside the box to fill this role.  
 
To get the process started companies need to make a strategic decision of how to use big data analysis. To succeed, the company needs to understand that big data will require significant operational change.
 
Steps to find the right big data talent management
  • Role mapping and analysis by defining the parameters and purpose of the role’s key responsibilities
  • Competency profiling of the role will help distinguish between someone who can do the job and someone who can add value
  • Evaluate candidates’ competencies and work preferences, in addition to technical skills.

 

 

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