How to Solve The Data Science Skills Shortage

There are simply not enough data professionals to support the AI, machine learning and analytics initiatives being launched.

Join this panel to explore strategies to address the data science skills shortage.

Discussion triggers

  1. Why is demand still growing for data science skills?
  2. What are the biggest risks for government and business if this skills shortage is not addressed?
  3. How will up-skilling work?
  4. Who should be driving up-skilling initiatives?
  5. What role do tools play in the skills equation?
  6. How can business and academia collaborate on up-skilling initiatives?

Further reading

Operationalising analytics skills development: How ABSA and NWU lead by example

Filling the recruitment gap: broadening strategies and reach or data science

Which skills will dominate in the intelligent decisioning era?

Teaching children AI skills for future jobs