IDC projects global revenue from big data will reach $203 billion in 2020. By 2025, we’ll produce 180 Zettabytes of data annually, much of it from IoT. And next year, there’ll be 440,000 big-data related jobs in the U.S. alone, with only 300,000 skilled workers to fill them.
Conduent is adding 300 positions – 200 in India – as the company continues its focus on digital interactions, including blockchain development.
Apprenticeships, coding academies, incubators, upskilling, open source - all of these are cited by academia, business and government as ways to plug the impending digital skills gap that, if we are to believe those who most frequently bemoan it, threatens to transmute into a gaping maw and swallow the economy whole.
The spending on information security products and services will reach more than USD 114 billion in 2018, an increase of 12.4 percent from last year.
These products will meet the needs of the retail industry in the region who are looking to digitize their operations under the New Retail concept that marks the seamless integration of online and offline.
Chief security officers should play a key role in building trust with customers, and that translates to better customer acquisition, greater customer loyalty, and more revenue.