Data and Analytics weekly round-up
data and analytics weekly digest

Stay updated with the Business Analytics applications, and advancements across the globe.
Analytics Talent Growing Fastest in India: Report
The worldwide advanced analytics talent pool is expected to reach 1 million people in 2020 — double of the 2018 level — and much of that is coming from India, says a report by global consultancy firm Bain & Company. Until now, the US was the leading source of advanced analytics-trained talent.
South African Schools Will Soon Get These New Subjects
Data Science & Analytics | Blockchain | Artificial Intelligence | Robotics | Quantum Technologies
The South African government has committed to a ‘skills revolution’ that will give the country human capital required for a digital economy, says President Cyril Ramaphosa. 
This Data Analytics Trend is Turning The Industry on Its Head
According to a new report by analyst house Gartner, Inc., augmented analytics is the most disruptive (and pervasive) data analytics trend right now. In fact, the researcher believes augmented analytics will be the dominant driver of new business intelligence and data science purchases by the end of next year. The prediction comes from Gartner’s paper entitled Top 10 Data and Analytics Technology Trends That Will Change Your Business
Amazon Plans to Spend $700M to Retrain a Third of Its Workforce For Data, Analytics Roles
To keep up with the demand for data scientists and software developers within its own ranks as well as in other industries, Amazon pledged Thursday to spend more than $700 million to upskill 100,000 of its employees, about a third of its U.S. workforce.
How Big Data Can Improve eCommerce for Businesses and Customers
Businesses are taking advantage of the expanding eCommerce market to sell their products or services in a more efficient framework. This is made possible by the collection of vast amounts of information on online purchase activities, which is stored in big data repositories. Read how big data can improve a business’ eCommerce performance and deliver enhanced services to its customers.
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