The basis of democracy is that we, the people, question the excesses of government. When we do so, we should endeavour to do so on the basis of fact.
I’m working from home. I just watched my Aunt use a massive, complicated Excel spreadsheet that looked like a calculator threw up after bad seafood. She was trying to find and understand information about her business to send an email to her boss. She’s still looking! My brain immediately: “No. That looks hard. No. I…
What can you do to become data literate?
Everybody that works with data, and that makes decision based on data, needs to have an understanding of the underlying, fundamental data management competencies – such as data governance, data quality and data modelling – that allow them to assess whether data is fit for purpose.