Data Literacy For A Digital India: Why Should You Be Serious About Your Data

“I believe people are smart and some people want to share more data than other people do. Let them know precisely what you’re going to do with their data.”  Steve Jobs By 2023, India is estimated to have 650-700 million smartphones as the number of internet users in the country crosses 800 million, according to […]

Why Data Literacy Is Not Just A Math Skill But A Life Skill

Communicating data is an essential skill and it is not just about doing complex coding. Data literacy is about deriving value from data and Dr Kirk Borne who is a data scientist and an astrophysicist and also a leading AI influencer spoke at plugin 2020 about the importance of being data literate for the future […]

Steps To Improve Data Literacy At Your Organisation

Data literacy

While there are many ways to define data literacy, it suffices to say that it is essentially the ability to read, write and communicate data in context, such that one can analyse, work with, and understand its business application. Although increasing amounts of data are vastly helping organisations predict and control its next move, it […]

Information As Second Language Can Bridge Data Literacy Divide In Organisations

As the world moves towards a more data-rich environment, the need for an organisation to understand and fully utilise the capabilities of these data is ever growing. However, as 90% of the data that is currently available is relatively new, one of the main challenges that organisations face is the inability of the workforce to […]

It’s About Time Data Literacy Became A Part Of Indian School Curriculum

  Data has become a part and parcel of all our lives. When so many aspects of our lives are dependent on it, why isn’t there more importance given to data literacy? As much as maths and science are important in the present educational system, in the coming years, data literacy will be crucial at […]

Why It Is Important For Students To Get Into Data Literacy At An Early Stage

Is data literacy important in children? The answer is yes because data is now a part of everyday life. It has almost become a responsibility of the average citizen to have some level of data literacy and understanding. Interestingly, this research paper argues that young learners have the ability to work with complex data sets […]