Big Data’s Big Problem: Little Talent

It seems that the markets are as much in love with “Big Data” — the ability to acquire, process and sort vast quantities of data in real time — as the technology industry.

The first Big Data initial public offering hit the market last week to roaring approval. Splunk Inc., which helps businesses organize and make sense of all the information they gather, soared 109 percent on its first day of trading. Big Data, big price.

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