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The Ugly Truth About Data Science

Posted by Courtney Wilson

Jan 16, 2017

Data Scientist is the Sexiest Job of the 21st Century...Just Don’t Tell Data Scientists

A few years ago, Harvard Business Review declared “Data Scientist” as the sexiest career of the 21st century. Today, data science in high demand. Glassdoor named it the “best job of 2016”, and LinkedIn has listed data analysis and mining as the second most in-demand skill of 2017. Companies are in fierce competition for skilled data professionals, and in many countries, demand is simply outpacing supply.

According to a McKinsey study, by 2018 the demand in the United States will be 50 to 60 percent greater than supply. That translates to an estimated shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 data professionals and 1.5 million managers and analysts.

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7 Truths Shaping the Future of Work

Posted by Courtney Wilson

Dec 14, 2016

At CloudFactory, we’re constantly thinking about the future of work, and how it will impact businesses and workers. No one disputes that the nature of work, and the workforce needed to support it, is shifting in fundamental ways. While we can’t predict the future, when we analyze the trends, seven truths stand out as powerful forces shaping the future of work.

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Human^Bot = 10X Work

Posted by Courtney Wilson

Aug 5, 2016

At CloudFactory we specialize in leveraging the power of technology and human intelligence to produce quality results for our customers, so they can focus on moving their businesses forward. Therefore we’re always seeking new frameworks and ideas for marrying the capabilities of both to reach new levels of productivity and efficiency.

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