Community and Blog
Let’s bridge the data divide to empower non-profit organizations
Data has immense potential to boost the operations and activities of charities and other non-profit entities, but well documented restraints mean they will generally fall behind the private sector in funding the tools to access it. The addressable challenge is knowing how to use and interpret existing data effectively and accessing it in real-time.
Data Literacy Mindsets: Storytelling and Communicating
We need to learn how to communicate and tell stories with data, something that isn’t tackled in the education system. Doing so effectively is predicated on spotting patterns, which will be the focus of this instalment of Data Literacy Mindsets.
What skills do you need to become truly data literate?
There is a common misconception about data literacy and data-informed decision-making. It goes that once we implement the tools to analyze raw data, it will automatically turn into insights. This sounds great in theory. But even with the best data strategy in the world, the people behind these decisions require an understanding of particular competencies – those combinations of knowledge, skills and mindsets – to turn data into insights and better business decisions.
Data Literacy Mindsets: The Importance of Challenging Assumptions
Have you ever heard the quote: “We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are”? Assumptions are necessary and we all make them every day. But they can also be dangerous, both in our personal and professional lives. This is why it is important to learn how to challenge assumptions.
Data and Analytics Skills Will Be Explicit Requirements for More Job Roles in 2022
There will be explicit requirements for data and analytics skills among more job roles in 2022, including customer service, marketing, sales, and operations. To compete and remain driven by data, organizations will look toward data literacy as a way to prepare their staff for the future.
Searching for fairness – five ways to avoid bias in data-led decision-making
Despite the fact that we have troves of data at our fingertips, bias continues to play a prominent role in decision-making.
Mind the skills gap: Building a workforce for the digital economy
It’s London Tech Week, the annual showcase for the UK’s technology sector. At the forefront of many conversations taking place this week, the role of data and technology in rebuilding our economy is sure to be front and centre.
Breaking down silos and building up confidence: data literacy in heavy industries
Qlik’s Jesse Cugliotta discusses why data is crucial in the heavy industries.
Defining the new rules of post-pandemic talent management
The Great Resignation is being billed as a defining moment in the evolution of the working world, where employees wake up to the post-pandemic possibilities available to them and find better roles that suit their individual circumstances more exactly.
Lessons in business leadership from the pandemic
The need to transform business operations at pace when Covid-19 hit has exacerbated digital skills gaps. Leaders have had to get to grips with managing remote teams, keeping up communication with employees and customers, while ensuring they stay engaged and motivated.
Are we headed for hybrid education? How data literacy can democratize the remote learning opportunity
As the adoption of hybrid working increases, we must consider the implications for the education system if it follows the same trend.
We can’t leave future generations behind – using data skills to unlock an economic recovery
Many are warning of a generation lost to the pandemic and how this disruption might impact their ability to support the economic recovery.
New research shows the data skills gap is costing organizations billions in lost productivity
The Human Impact of Data Literacy, powered by Accenture and Qlik reports firms globally are still struggling to build teams that can capitalize on the true value of data
The Data Literacy Project partners with Qlik to launch world-first comprehensive certification for Data Literacy
Developed by leading academics, unique certification will enable individuals to demonstrate their ability to read, work with, analyze, and argue with data.
The Data Literacy Project announces Community Forum dedicated to fostering a more data literate society
Aims to be the Primary Online Destination for Individuals and Organizations to Share Ideas and Resources to Further Global Data Literacy.
The Data Literacy Project announces advisory board to support the drive for a more data literate society
Global data leaders unite to help inform and deliver the project’s mission of making Data Literacy an educational and workplace imperative.