Introduction to Data Culture
This introductory course on data culture provides an essential understanding of data culture concepts and their practical applications.Start Course for Free
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This course is a conceptual course which provides learners with an overview of how to create a data culture, breaking down the what, why, and how. It should be created with the intent of having a wide audience - from data novices to data experts but with an emphasis on the leader persona. This course should offer insight into (1) what defines a data culture and what creating one truly means; (2) why a data culture is important and what makes it different from that of a traditional culture; (3) how an organization creates this type of culture, walking through the steps they would need to implement: selling the value of data, gaining buy-in from stakeholders, assessing the current state of the org and the existing skill-gaps, creating an education plan to close the identified skill gaps, and the launch and execution of the transformation program; (4) The key features of driving cultural change like identifying program champions, addressing the cultural impacts of a data-driven approach, and how to measure success of the program. This course should be relevant to a wide variety of users, should remain skill and tool agnostic; however, bringing in examples which relate to learners in different roles is highlighted.
Getting to Know Data CultureFree
Why should organizations cultivate a data culture? In this chapter, you'll learn what a data culture is, understand why it is crucial to business success, and know what factors could impose challenges in building a data culture.
Data Culture in Depth
In this chapter, you'll learn how to assess an organization's data culture progress with a maturity model, understand why leadership and employee buy-ins play a crucial role, why we strive to build a sustainable data culture in addition to a regular data culture, and how different stakeholders could contribute to the process.Assessing capabilities50 xpMaturity model basics50 xpAssessing data culture maturity100 xpThe power of leadership and buy-in50 xpThe value of data leaders50 xpWhat makes a good data leader100 xpBecoming sustainable50 xpWhy we strive for sustainability50 xpWay to build a sustainable data culture100 xpLeaping into a data culture50 xpIdentify the stakeholders100 xpImproper allocations100 xpCongratulations!50 xp
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Joanne is a Data Science Content Developer at DataCamp. She holds a Master’s degree in Statistical Science from the University of Oxford. Her passion is applying statistics and data science to a broad range of fields, ranging from clinical statistics to quantitative psychology.
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