The US Alone Needs 1.5 Million More Data-Literate Managers

May 20, 2011 9:14 am

Thats a great stat for data-heads:

“McKinsey says the nation will also need 1.5 million more data-literate managers, whether retrained or hired. The report points to the need for a sweeping change in business to adapt a new way of managing and making decisions that relies more on data analysis. Managers, according to the McKinsey researchers, must grasp the principles of data analytics and be able to ask the right questions.”

Statistics Source: NYTimes, via FlowingData

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