With a data-literate workforce, your organization and culture will thrive.
What is data literacy?
Data literacy is an ability to explore, understand, and communicate with data. It includes critical thinking skills to use, interpret, and make decisions with data, then convey its significance and value to others.
The impact of data literacy for organizations
More organizations want to modernize their analytics to become data-driven and know that means prioritizing data literacy. A 2021 TDWI Pulse Report reveals that 68% of analytics professionals say their organization is somewhat data literate and looks at how to drive the need for data literacy with organizations.1 Among the key benefits of companies who are data-literate:
Have a collaborative, results-driven culture
Encourage experimentation and innovation
Have analytics goals tied to management goals
1TDWI PULSE REPORT, BUILDING A DATA-LITERATE ORGANIZATION. 2021. FERN HALPER, Ph.D.
What you want to do is help your people: to show them how technology, data, all these different elements can help them do their job better and help them almost fall in love with what they’re doing.
Hear the latest guidance from data literacy experts
Cardinal Health: Data literacy a key pillar to digital transformation
“At Cardinal Health, we approach data literacy in a two-dimensional matrix—top to bottom and left to right. We are in a culture shift that starts with our leadership and asks open-ended questions rather than asking for a validating report or metric. This allows for a growth mindset and data experimentation to see where the data leads us.”
— SNEHAL DESAI, VICE PRESIDENT, AUGMENTED INTELLIGENCEWatch now
Tableau commits to close the data skills gap for workers
Learn how we’re expanding data literacy for organizations and individuals with programs and resources to enable 10 million people with data skills in 5 years.