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How to Get a Hot Job in Big Data

March 19, 2012 No Comments

SOURCE: ITworldcanada.com

Big data is reshaping business IT. Thanks to cheap storage, massive processing power, and tools like Hadoop, organizations are now able to mine terabytes of information and derive useful business intelligence from it. But the data revolution is also creating a new breed of hybrid business-IT jobs, ones that blend business knowledge and powerful IT tools to the benefit of tech-savvy line-of-business professionals — and the possible detriment of IT pros oblivious to the big data trend.

“Business analysts are becoming UI and UX experts by using Wireframe and Visio,” says Michael Dsupin, CEO of tech staffing firm Talener. “Marketing and research people are becoming adept at pulling data from one system, translating it, and loading it into another system. My friends in advertising are turning into HTML, CSS, and JavaScript developers. Sales and marketing pros are learning how to customize Salesforce. Everything these days is about harvesting the data out there.”

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