Data Literacy Trends in 2024

Data literacy has become a critical skill in today’s technology-driven world. As we begin 2024, the importance of data literacy trends cannot be overstated. Organizations are recognizing that data is no longer just a byproduct of their operations but a valuable asset that can drive informed decision-making.  Data novices are individuals who lack the skills…

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Data Visualization Best Practices

Good data visualizations boost business data literacy by presenting well-thought-out dashboards or reports that show data assets for quicker and more straightforward consumption. Following data visualization best practices leads to positive outcomes for organizations. These benefits include reducing the time and costs of questions data consumers ask by answering them up front in the data visualizations. Additionally, good visualizations increase consistency…

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Yes, Being a Citizen Data Scientist Can Help You Succeed

If your enterprise has nominated you for the role of a citizen data scientist, you must have the right tools and augmented analytics features to help you fulfill your role.  Gartner has predicted that “90% of corporate strategies will explicitly mention information as a critical enterprise asset and analytics as an essential competency.” This statement, coupled with…

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Why IT Needs to Drive Innovation Through Analytics

Organizations are sitting on a bevy of data and intelligence, all stored across various internal and external systems. Those that utilize their data and analytics the best and the fastest will deliver more revenue, better customer experience, and stronger employee productivity than their competitors. It all starts with IT, and the organizations that can answer…

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Becoming Data-Driven Without a Data Analyst

Data analysts are an important part of modern business, and this article will not argue otherwise. But it will argue that not every company, department, and team needs a data analyst to become data-driven. Before being hired as senior product manager of a data integration platform, I had little experience working directly with data tools. But I knew…

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