Data Science and Analytics Skills Shortage: Equipping the APEC Workforce with the Competencies Demanded by Employers

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Data Science and Analytics Skills Shortage: Equipping the APEC Workforce with the Competencies Demanded by Employers

Publication Number

APEC#217-HR-01.4

Published Date

November 2017

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Human Resources Development(HRDWG)

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1890

Pages

17

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Description

This report explores the scope of the skills shortage across the APEC region for data science and analytics (DSA) workers amid urgent employer demand for an upgraded workforce critical to sustaining competitiveness, productivity, and sustainable economic growth and prosperity. For this study, DSA is defined as the ability to gather, analyze, and draw practical conclusions from data, as well as communicate data findings to others.