big data startups

  • Harvard-Backed Experfy Wants To Create A McKinsey In The Cloud For Big Data Talent

    Harvard-Backed Experfy Wants To Create A McKinsey In The Cloud For Big Data Talent

    There is a scramble to find the right big data talent, especially for short-term data projects currently being outsourced to big consulting companies such as Accenture, Deloitte apart from several niche suppliers. According to this McKinsey analysis, the U.S. alone¬†faces a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 people with analytical expertise and 1.5 million managers and analysts with the skills… Read More

  • Big Data And SaaS Will Become Relevant For Small Businesses In 2013

    Big Data And SaaS Will Become Relevant For Small Businesses In 2013

    Editor’s note:¬†Chris Luo is VP of Marketing at FiveStars. Previously, he ran small business marketing at Facebook and acquisition marketing in Asia-Pacific for Google AdWords. Over the past few years, most of us who work at mid to large-sized companies have seen our productivity multiply by the successful integration of big data and SaaS. But small businesses have not reaped the… Read More