In today's digital world (cloud, mobile, social media) there's no shortage of data. As more organizations begin to get on the big data bandwagon, demand for IT professionals with the skills to collect, organize, analyze and architect disparate sources of data is on the rapid rise.
Visualization continued to mature and focus more on data than on novel designs and size. Most important was the strengthened connection between data and reality offering a new way for viewers to form opinions and view a subject more objectively.
The buzz is all about "Big Data" and how best to use it to generate actionable intelligence. To do this, companies will need to hire loads of highly trained, highly paid Data Scientists -- or will they?