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Talend Data Health Barometer Reveals Trouble in Reaching Full Data Potential

Talend has released results from its second annual Data Health Barometer global survey that found 97% of respondents are facing challenges in using data to its full potential. Talend says a company’s overall data he Read more…

New Study Finds Data Intelligence Maturity Drives 3x Better Business Outcomes

Data intelligence specialist Collibra has sponsored a new IDC white paper, the 2022 Data Intelligence Index, that finds organizations with higher levels of maturity concerning data intelligence are likely to realize high Read more…

Three Ways Portable Data Skills Provide Job Security In 2022

The global COVID-19 pandemic ushered in many structural changes within our society, chief among them being the Great Resignation. A survey conducted by the Pew Research Center found that the main reasons why employees ha Read more…

Data Culture Report: More Investment Needed, Alation Says

Organizations are beginning to realize how important building a sustainable data culture is to their on-going success and what it takes to get there, but they’re still not investing enough to actually build the data cu Read more…

What to Look for in a Data Catalog

There’s no mistaking it: Data catalogs are hot. The product category has exploded in recent years as a way to drive data discovery and, increasingly, to control access to data. But how do you select the right data cata Read more…

Progress Spotted in Data Culture Development

Among the variables impacting data-driven business success, the speed at which a company adopts what’s described as a “data culture” is perhaps one of the least understood phenomena. It’s one reason why Alation p Read more…

Beyond Dashboards: The Importance of Storytelling with Data

Becoming a data-driven organization is more than just being able to measure the world and assigning figures to the phenomena we absorb. To truly benefit from the great progress we have made in data collection, storage, a Read more…

How Data Literate are the ‘D/Natives’?

Digital natives, or D/Natives, are poised to lead the next generation of data analytics and AI work at companies around the world. But why do so few these young, tech-savvy individuals consider themselves data literate? Read more…

Testing Data Literacy on Main Street

How good are you at discerning fact from fiction in the news and on social media? Can you spot cherry-picked data sets, poorly selected samples, or infographics that misrepresent data? SAS and the News Literacy Project h Read more…

How the Lack of Good Data Is Hampering the COVID-19 Response

We don’t have perfect data on COVID-19. That much is painfully obvious. But is the data we have good enough to make sound decisions? That’s the question that many people are asking as political leaders consider lifti Read more…

Data Transparency: Lessons from COVID-19

The rate of increase in COVID-19 infections is starting to level off in the hardest hit areas, which is great news for the world. We’re not out of danger yet, but experts are beginning to question how authorities handl Read more…

The Secret to Data and Analytics Success Is…People

One of the most astonishing facts culled from the data and analytics field is the persistently high rate of failure. Despite the billions of dollars and millions of hours invested, the majority of data analytics projects Read more…

Qlik Doubles Down on Data Literacy

In parallel with its acquisition this week of an AI startup, data integrator Qlik launched a data literacy service as a means of expanding analytics capabilities across organizations drowning in data. Separately this Read more…

The Critical Importance of Data Literacy

Quick: What's the leading indicator of individual success in data and analytics? You might be tempted to say technical and statistical skills. While those are important, the top predictor is actually data literacy, inclu Read more…

Are You Data Literate? Education for the Information Economy

Over four months ago I began writing a handbook with two partners to inform students and young professionals about the data science industry. We interviewed over 30 data scientists, data analysts, CEOs, and academic prof Read more…

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