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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. Author: Paul Barth, Global Head of Data Literacy, Qlik

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. Author: Kevin Hanegan, Chief Learning Officer, Qlik & Chair, Data Literacy Project Advisory Board

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. Author: Kevin Hanegan, Chief Learning Officer, Qlik & Chair, Data Literacy Project Advisory Board

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. Author: Kevin Hanegan, Chief Learning Officer, Qlik & Chair, Data Literacy Project Advisory Board