Veteran education director and instructor in the data industry Dave Wells opines on data literacy.
Qlik’s director of data literacy Jordan Morrow saw validation of his program soon after he took the job: His new series of online modules, he reports, rose to four of the top 10 downloads within the first couple of months. None of the modules were easy. Being on subjects like basic statistics, they sure weren’t […]
Qlik could have forgotten the tired slogans — such as “data is the new currency” — at the recent Qlik Qonnections and gone straight for the what makes Qlik stand out. That starts with their tastiest, chewiest morsel: their apparently serious campaign for data literacy. What is data literacy? Valerie Logan, Gartner data and analytics […]
I can’t help but think of the street person with a sign saying, “Will work for food” when I read about an experiment conducted at bus stops in Finland. Vassilis Kostakos at the University of Oulu in Finland and colleagues put up four large LCD touchscreens in bus stops and other busy public areas. A […]
This post was originally published by TDWI (The Data Warehousing Institute) as a Flashpoint feature on January 12, 2018. One recent sunny morning there was a traffic jam on Cottage Street, a narrow street within view of my house, aptly named for its width. Commuters heading toward the nearby bridge over San Francisco Bay found […]