The demand for data scientists and sophisticated data analysts is driving more universities to create specialized programs. Arizona State has already see a lot of interest from local companies and from students.
“Access to the Watson system will enable new research in cognitive computing as it relates to a diverse range of scientific and engineering fields,” said Shirley Ann Jackson, president of RPI. “The experience of working on Watson will give our students an advantage as they compete for the best jobs in Big Data, analytics, and cognitive computing,”
IBM and Ohio State University have launched an analytics that is projected to create 500 new jobs and become an education and training hub for advanced data research, big data and cognitive computing. “The center will fully design, build and run end-to-end analytics around IBM solutions,” said R.R. “Ron” Lovell, vice president of IBM’s Client [...]
By Kim Jones, CEO, Curriki In our previous blog we asked What is the Purpose of Education? And we said that the trillion dollar question is when is our mainstream education system going to adapt to the needs of our post-modern society? The Council on Foreign Relations recently produced a report that looks at education [...]
By S V Sankaran, Senior Consultant, University Relations, Labs India The education system in India has come a long way of evolution – from the vedic days dating back to around 1700 BC to today’s computer age and e-learning. Throughout, Indian tradition has always accorded special importance to education. The Vedic Tradition The Vedas were [...]
Steven T. Hunt, Ph.D., SPHR, Senior Director, Customer Value Research for SuccessFactors, an company Economies around the world are challenged with a chronic lack of skilled employees. Despite high unemployment levels, many companies struggle to find people who have the technical qualifications and experiences needed to fill critical roles. Traditional educational structures are failing to produce [...]