In the coming year Big Data technology will continue to be the big thing for businesses. Experts estimate the amount of data some company’s hold could be worth $8 trillion or more. Access to such a massive amount of data can be both a curse and a blessing for companies, as this would help reduce the time taken in decision making on one hand and on the other hand increase the need to hire the right kind of resources to draw meaningful insights from this data.

To leverage big data, companies will have to overcome an enormous skills gap in the talent market. While Glassdoor reported ‘Data Scientist’ to be one of the best jobs in 2015, we at Absolutdata feel ‘Data Scientist’ to be the job of the century.

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