IBM Partnership to Help U.Va. Students Grasp Booming Opportunities in ‘Big Data’

  U.Va. is among 30 new schools entering into an Academic Initiative with IBM this month to help create big data and analytics-focused curricula.  (Photo: Dan Addison)

The ability to mine large quantities of data for helpful nuggets of useful information is in great demand; a report from Gartner Inc. estimates that 4.4 million “big data” jobs will be created worldwide by 2015.

To help prepare University of Virginia students to fill those needs, the University is among 30 new schools entering into an Academic Initiative with IBM this month to help create big data and analytics-focused curricula.

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Wednesday, 2014, May 28
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