Kforce Highlights Evolution and Importance of Big Data in 2014

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TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kforce Inc. (Nasdaq:KFRC), a professional staffing and solutions firm, released a new eBook, Driving Strategic Value with Big Data. The eBook focuses on the evolution of Big Data and how organizations can drive predictive value through data management.

As highlighted in the eBook, the evolution of Big Data has created increased demand for business intelligence professionals with skills in data research, data analysis and data management. In fact, Kforce's 2014 Salary and Employment Guide, shows salaries for business intelligence professionals, such as data warehouse architects, increased seven percent over the last year.

Leveraging data has become a top priority for IT leaders. Today, finding ways to leverage massive unstructured data sets is becoming mission critical for organizations.

*Members of the media can request a free copy of the eBook by emailing marketing@kforce.com

About Kforce

Kforce (Nasdaq:KFRC) is a professional staffing and solutions firm specializing in the areas of technology, finance & accounting and health information management for commercial and government organizations. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, Kforce has been matching job seekers and employers since 1962. Today, Kforce provides staffing services and innovative solutions through more than 60 offices located throughout the United States and one in the Philippines. With a commitment to "Great People = Great Results," Kforce is dedicated to being the Firm most respected by those we serve. For more information, please visit www.kforce.com.

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CONTACT: MEDIA INQUIRIES REGARDING THIS RELEASE: Robin Bair 813-552-5305 marketing@kforce.com FINANCIAL MEDIA INQUIRIES: Michael Blackman Chief Corporate Development Officer 813-552-2927

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