Be Data Literate: The Data Literacy Skills Everyone Needs to Succeed

Key Takeaways:
  • What is data literacy and why it matters?
  • What does it mean to be data driven?
  • What can an individual and what can an organization do to be more data literate and more data driven?
Thursday, September 8, 10:30 AM ET

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Description

It is no secret that the world is inundated with data. As we enter an era defined by data literacy, individuals and organizations are looking to build the skills needed to adapt and succeed for years to come. The question then becomes: how do we handle it? As individuals? As organizations? What does it mean to be data driven? 

In this session, the Godfather of Data Literacy and best selling author, Jordan Morrow, will outline what is data literacy and why it matters, what does it mean for an organization to be data-driven, and what can individuals and organizations do to be more data literate.

Presenter Bio

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Jordan MorrowVice President and Head of Data and Analytics at BrainStorm

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 Vice President and Head of Data And Analytics at BrainStorm, Inc., and a global trailblazer in the world of data literacy, building the world's first full scale data literacy program. He served as the Chair of the Advisory Board for The Data Literacy Project, has spoken at numerous conferences around the world and is an active voice in the data and analytics community. He has also helped companies and organizations around the world, including the United Nations, build and understand data literacy.

When not found within his work of Data, Jordan is married with 5 kids. Jordan is also an avid trail runner and loves fitness, entering and racing in multiple ultra-marathons and having fun adventures in the mountains. Jordan loves to read, often reading (or using Audible) to go through multiple books at a time.