Premium Employment: Half the U.S. Workplace Relies on Data
Geographically, California (13.7 percent of all U.S. data occupations), Texas (7.7 percent) and New York (7.0 percent) sit atop the employment ranks, but in measure of concentration of such employment, the District of Columbia, Virginia, Massachusetts, Maryland and Connecticut top the list. By the latter measure, California, New Jersey, Colorado, Washington, Delaware and Minnesota are not far behind.
Kudos, the economist authors cited in this report the Data-Driven Marketing Institute's 2013 report, "The Value of Data: Consequences for Insight, Innovation & Efficiency in the U.S. Economy."
The point of all this blog is not just to say, hey, we're here—and we're moving the economy (an important point in itself), but also to set the stage for finding creative ways to work more closely with the higher education community. More to say on that in a future post!