Data driven starts with data literacy

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Entering data on a laptop

Just hearing the word “data” is intimidating. Being honest, only 21 percent of global workers are confident in their data literacy skills — and that number might be high. With some of the best places of higher learning in the world, why is the United States not better at data literacy? That especially perturbs Jordan C. Morrow. He is global head of data literacy at Qlik, which specializes in end-to-end data integration and data analytics solutions. Not surprisingly, data illiteracy cuts him to the quick, as he discussed with Meghan M. Biro, analyst, brand strategist, podcaster and chief executive officer…...

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Jim Katzaman Jim Katzaman is a manager at Largo Financial Services. A writer by trade, he graduated from Lebanon Valley College, Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor of Arts in English. He enlisted in the Air Force and served for 25 years in public affairs – better known in the civilian world as public relations. He also earned an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Public Affairs. Since retiring, he has been a consultant and in the federal General Service as a public affairs specialist. He also acquired life and health insurance licenses, which resulted in his present affiliation with Largo Financial Services. In addition to expertise in financial affairs, he gathers the majority of his story content from Twitter chats. This has led him to publish about a wide range of topics such as social media, marketing, sexual harassment, workplace trends, productivity and financial management. Medium has named him a top writer in social media.