Research: Analytics Professionals

Key Findings & Implications

The 2012 Analytics Professionals Study by Talent Analytics, Corp and the International Institute for Analytics took an analytical approach to understanding analytics professionals. The goal of the study was to provide businesses with the opportunity to proactively address the analytic talent shortfall in a systematic way.

The Study Results Launch Webinar recorded on December 4, 2012 provides value for analytics hiring managers seeking actionable steps to optimize their analytic talent hiring practices and build great analytic teams. The 35 minute presentation and accompanying Research Brief offers hiring and management insight into two key areas:

  • Analytic Talent DemographicsAnalytics_Study_Webinar_Results
    • Tenure: How long have analytics pros been working in their role, organization
      & field?
    • Education: What is the most common educational level & degree?
    • Teams: What does the structure of analytics work groups look like?
    • Skills: Which technologies are most commonly used?
  • The Psychometric Blueprint of Analytic Talent
    • What are the 4 Functional Clusters of Analytics Professionals?
    • Are the characteristics similar or different for each Functional Cluster?
    • What is the most common intrinsic characteristic among Analytics Professionals?

Watch the Study Launch Webinar & Research Brief

Organizations are encouraged to not only review the Study’s findings but to understand the implications to solve their every day analytic talent challenges in a more analytical way. 

Understand the Findings. Request the 35 minute Study Launch webinar where the Research Team overviews the findings (form below) and the accompanying “Four Functional Clusters of Analytics Professionals” Research Brief.

Hire analytic talent predicted to perform. Request a conversation to learn more about the business value of applying an Analytic Approach to hiring data scientists using Talent Analytics’ Data Scientist Hiring Solutions.

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