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China Summary Translation: Business Analytics Leaders in China Must Prepare for Big Data and Data Scientist Roles

Published: 20 January 2015

ID: G00274124

Analyst(s): Daniel Yuen, Eileen He


Business analytics leaders in China have become more interested in big data initiatives in the last 12 months — but many remain unprepared to meet this challenge due to skills shortages for business analytics roles.

Table Of Contents



Business Analytics Leaders in China Must Prepare for Big Data and Data Scientist Roles

  • Key Challenges
  • Recommendations



  • BA Leaders Should Build a Portfolio of Knowledge on Big Data Including Best Practices, Frameworks and Learning From POCs
  • Allocate Resources to Build a Small Team for Big Data Projects and Plan to Integrate With the BA Team Later On
  • Take a Multidisciplinary Approach and Bring in External Skill Sets from Service Providers to Fill the Skills Gap

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