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Data Literacy: : Data-driven Decision-making Markedly Improves Business Performance

By Dick Weisinger

Businesses say that a skills gap is making it difficult to find qualified workers, according to McKinsey. 87 percent reported a problem in finding workers. The top sought-after skill from businesses is ‘Data Literacy’, according to a Forrester study. Shreeni

Data Analytics: AI Reshapes the Delivery of Analytics

By Dick Weisinger

The availability of increasing amounts of data is driving applications that can analyze it, identify patterns in it, and derive meaning from it. The area of data analytics, in particular, is under enormous change. Rita Sallam, research vice president at

Data Analytics: Trends in 2020

By Dick Weisinger

Data analytics has become a critical capability of organizations. Gartner outlined trends in Data Analytics that we’ll see in 2020. Augmented Analytics – Analytics software will become easier to use so that users not trained in data science will be

Data Analytics: It’s Hard for Businesses to Move Past Spreadsheets

By Dick Weisinger

89 percent of organizations still rely heavily on the use of spreadsheets to do their data analysis, according to a survey on data analytics by TDWI.  Yet almost all of those organizations worry about the quality and consistency of the

Data Analysis: Without Data Quality Data Analysis is Useless

By Dick Weisinger

The results of your data analysis can only be as good as the quality of your data.  That’s another way of rephrasing the well-known phrase: Garbage in, Garbage out. Data is powering the rapid growth of technologies like Big Data,