Recognizing the Need for Data Literacy: Executive Briefing

by Jordan Morrow

Through this course, individuals will learn the value of data literacy for their employees and organization as a whole, along with discovering what data literacy is and key skills to help organizations succeed in the digital and analytics economy.

What you'll learn

Tech leaders need a fundamental understanding of the tools and technologies their teams use to build solutions. In this course, Recognizing the Need for Data Literacy: Executive Briefing, you will learn foundational knowledge of data literacy and the skills associated within this world. First, you will learn the value of data literacy. Next, you will discover what data literacy is and why there is a skills gap in the world with regards to data. Finally, you will explore how to understand the drivers of the data literacy skills gap. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of data literacy needed to improve your organization's overall ability to effectively consume data.

Table of contents

Exploring Data Literacy’s Value
3mins
Defining Data Literacy
3mins
Understanding the Data Literacy Skills Gap
3mins
Examining the Causes of the Skills Gap
4mins

About the author

Jordan Morrow is known as the "Godfather of Data Literacy", having helped pioneer the field by building one of the world's first data literacy programs and driving thought leadership. Jordan is Head of Data, Design and Management Skills at Pluralsight and a global trailblazer in the world of data literacy, having built one of the world's first data literacy programs. He served as the Chair of the Advisory Board for The Data Literacy Project, has spoken at numerous conferences around the world an... more

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