Grow Your Own Experts

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This post provides one possible answer to your company's shortage of data talent: grow it internally from adjacent fields. We're pursuing this strategy hiring for Fishtown Analytics—after realizing just how few people have the actual hard skills we need, we're putting a ton of time and energy in on talent pipeline and training. It's going to be a process building out the team, but we're confident we'll be happy with the results. 

If you need data talent, you might want to do the same—just realize that this will require lots of work and long-term planning.

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