Many IT professionals, including chief information officers (CIOs), are looking for ways to take greater and greater advantage of big data. According to many of their Twitter feeds, it’s one of the top five most-discussed industry topics. Big data is also one of the fastest-growing tech areas, with companies racing to capitalize on its potential.
Employers added 156,000 jobs last month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which is below many analysts’ expectations. And revised numbers from the BLS for June and July show that 41,000 fewer positions were created than previously reported.