Demand for R, matlab and Phyton skills in Ireland set to grow

A new national data analytics research centre was launched today in Dublin with the expected creation of 300 additional new jobs.

The project has received almost €38 million in funding from Science Foundation Ireland and a total investment of almost €90 million. It already has over 40 industry partners including Cisco, Intel, Microsoft and IBM. Four universities are also involved.

The new lab, Insight, is headed up by Prof Barry Smyth, a well known academic and entrepreneur. He’s best known for his involvement in ChangingWorlds, Amdocs, Irish Times Trust, Skillpages, UCD and HeyStaks.

Looks like demand for R, matlab, Phyton and big data skills is set to grow, a lot. Commenting at the launch Minister Bruton said: “Big data is a sector growing globally at 40 per cent per annum, and we have targeted it as part of the Disruptive Reforms contained in Action Plan for Jobs 2013″

Demand for R, matlab and Phyton skills in Ireland set to grow was last modified: July 29th, 2014 by admin


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