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Data Literacy Matters: The Writing's On The Wall

Beginner Level: Strategy Practices For Insights-Driven Businesses

January 8, 2020

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This report is part of "Act: Beginner Level" in The Insights-Driven Business Playbook.

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The need to become insights driven is universally recognized: 90% of data and analytics decision makers see increasing the use of data insights in business decision making as a priority. At the same time, organizations struggle: 91% report that improving the use of data insights in decision making is challenging for their organizations. The gap is no longer data availability or tools but lack of skills to use the tools and the data to drive business outcomes. Insights leaders should use this report to understand how firms are creating data literacy programs to bridge this gap.

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Table of Contents

  • The Race To Become Insights Driven Is On
  • Good News: Data Literacy Programs Are Off To The Races
  • The Data Literacy Curriculum Targets The Entire Organization
  • Recommendations

  • Develop A Companywide, Role-Based Data Literacy Program
  • What It Means

  • Increased Data Literacy Will Drive AI Adoption And Automation
  • Supplemental Material
  • Related Research Documents