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[Radar Recap] Navigating the Future with Data Literacy: How Organizations Can Thrive in 2023 & Beyond

In the first of our four RADAR 2023 sessions, Jordan Morrow shares how to navigate the future with data literacy, and how organizations can thrive as data becomes ever more prominent.
Mar 2023

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Guest
Jordan Morrow

Jordan Morrow is the VP and Head of Data Analytics at Brainstorm, Inc., is known as the Godfather of Data Literacy, and is the author of Be Data Literate: The Data Literacy Skills Everyone Needs to Succeed. Jordan has been a fierce advocate for data literacy throughout his career, including helping the United Nations understand and utilize data literacy effectively.


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Host
Richie Cotton

Richie helps individuals and organizations get better at using data and AI. He's been a data scientist since before it was called data science, and has written two books and created many DataCamp courses on the subject. He is a host of the DataFramed podcast, and runs DataCamp's webinar program.

Key Quotes

A key purpose of data is to empower organizations to make smarter decisions to reach their business objectives... Empower your workforce to understand how to ask questions, execute, and then iterate.

Data literacy creates comfort and confidence for individuals to work and be successful in this day and age.

Key Takeaways

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Data literacy starts with 3 key components, they are the 3 'C's of being data literate: Be curious, be creativity and think critically.

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Data literacy and becoming fluent with data analysis is something we can pursue as individuals, whereas being data-driven is something we can pursue at an organizational level.

3

To begin creating a data literacy programme in your organization, find buy-in from peers and leaders that work closely with data. Create a pilot-program as proof of the value data literacy can have for the organization. If successful, you will have much more success presenting the programme to senior leadership. 

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