Anthony Starks on Recreating Du Bois’s Iconic Style Allen would like to acknowledge Anthony Starks for his expert assistance with this article. Earlier this month, Sekou Tyler, Anthony Starks and I thought it was important to recognize the...
An interview with Equity Task Force member Candra McRae
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Building your data community through empathy
Today's data and analytics tools make it easier for organizations to visualize data quickly and easily. At the same time, an influx of data has left organizations unable to fully tap into their data resources. According to a McKinsey Analytics Survey, only 8% of...
3 Trends That Are Putting the Power of Business Intelligence in More Hands
A Conversation with Nick Caldwell on the State of the Business Intelligence Landscape Looks like the summer is heating up in the Business Intelligence (BI) industry! Two major acquisitions have been announced in June 2019 within a week of each other. The first:...
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People will never forget how you make them feel. Those are the wise words of Maya Angelou. Data Storytelling is a balancing act of data, emotions and credibility. Learn how to craft an engaging story for work presentations or passion projects. You can also read how data can be used to support the humanities by taking journeys through history.
You don’t have to be a data scientist to be data literate. Data literacy describes how familiar we are with data. This includes the contextual as well as the technical. Read why I believe data literacy will play a major part in the workforce. Also catch the conversations I’ve had with Ben Jones, Nick Caldwell, Mico Yuk and other experts in the space.
Data communities provide a space for everyone to collaborate on complex challenges. Read why collaboration is the key to increased data literacy by showing empathy. Also learn how our data visualization challenge brought many circles together at the intersection of history, sociology and data!