I have found evaluation of analytics capability/competency to be a challenge.
Some people are good at tools ( SAS/SPSS) and they have no clue whatsoever when a business problem is posed to them and which techniques to use. They know standard proc routines and they run them like a factory. A few others understand business issues but have no statistical application knowledge. Past experience does not seem to enough indicator of the person's caliber or capability. Some times too much of… Continue