Developing a Data Literate Workforce

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Strengthen Data Literacy for a Competitive Edge

By 2020, revenues from big data and analytics products and services will eclipse $200 billion. Since 1993, we’ve been helping customers making those investments explore their data. Make connections they never knew existed. Sharpen their competitive edge in an aggressive global economy.

But for many, there’s a major stumbling block. Our research shows only 24% of business decision makers, from junior managers to the C-suite, feel fully confident in their ability to read, work with, analyze and argue with that data — the fundamental skills that define a person’s data literacy.

The good news is that the majority (78%) said they would be willing to invest more time and energy into improving their data skillset. But what’s the best way to turn that interest into action?

What is data literacy?

Data literacy is the ability to read, work with, analyze and argue with data regardless of your role, skill level, or the BI tools you use.

Improving data literacy hones your decision-making skills. You learn to ask the right questions of your data, interpret your findings and take informed action.

We’re committed to creating a data-literate world that can transform business and improve society. As part of that vision, we want to share our six-step approach to developing a dynamic data literacy program across your organization. A program that will give all your people the power to freely explore all your data.

The goal: to transform your businesses in ways that put you in the lead, and help you build loyalty in a workforce energized and empowered by your investment in their professional development.