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

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Published Date November 2017
Type of Publication Reports
Publication Under SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation (SCE), Human Resources Development Working Group (HRDWG)
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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.