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Top Actions for Healthcare Payer CIOs, 2013: Address the Looming Shortage of Analytic Talent

Published: 01 February 2013

ID: G00247910

Analyst(s): Jeff Cribbs


Demand for advanced analytic talent in payer organizations, driven by big data, advances in technology, increasing variety of data sources and new business models, will far outpace the supply of available talent. CIOs must take action in 2013 to address this shortage.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Retain and Empower Analytic Superstars by Clearing Red Tape, Offering Financial Incentives for Specific Accomplishments With Aggressive Timelines and Increasing the Visibility of Their Contributions to Enterprise Success
  • Train Midtier Analysts and Promising Business Users to Build Higher Levels of Analytic Skill
  • Consider BPO Services to Supplement Internal Resources on Projects Where Requirements Can Be Clearly Defined and Performance Can Be Objectively Evaluated

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