Big data holds the promise of unprecedented business understanding. Yet, finance teams cannot fulfill that promise without people with the right skills to analyze and interpret that data.
90% of finance leaders and managers report difficulties hiring staff with business analytics expertise. In this new report, Building a Team to Capitalize on the Promise of Big Data, Robert Half and the Institute of Management Accountants provide actionable insights to improve business analytics success, such as:
- Specific business analytics skills managers most commonly seek
- Non-technical or “soft” skills prioritized most often
- Hiring, training and retention tactics