"It is still a problem - I see it in my day to day work with organisations, but it's also backed up by the survey. Most organisations are struggling with this skills shortage and it is one that organisations need to think carefully about," he said.
"They need to not only think about the analytics strategy, but how do they get the capability they need to execute on that roadmap? Companies need to establish what can be done in house, and what can be contracted out."
It was recently revealed that both Deutsche Bank and HMRC are struggling to find a way to unravel data from legacy systems to allow integration with newly created big data systems based on Hadoop technology.
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