Defining Data Literacy

The Leaders’ Data Group defines Data Literacy as the ability to find, access, analyze, interpret, apply, manage and communicate with data, while being aware of the opportunities, ramifications and risks”.

Data Literacy is about more than technology or tool-set skills. It is about developing business competencies relevant to the role and tasks of team members.

Data Literacy is about changing how people think about information so they can deliver sustainable value through data, and have pride in a job well done!

Data Competence = Data Literacy in Business Context

The ability to understand and work with data must be grounded in the business context of the team. Data Literacy must be constantly developed in the organisation as the business context evolves. Business context evolves in response to changing business strategy, regulatory drivers, or organisational change.

Castlebridge helps change how people think about data, supporting the development of Data Competency in Context.

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Castlebridge offers a range of public and in-house courses to help your organisation develop Data Competencies through Data Education.

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Castlebridge can help you develop a roadmap for the relevant Data Competencies for your organisation. Data Competencies include both technical understanding of data management disciplines as well as the “soft skills” necessary to be effective data leaders.

This roadmap will align your Business Strategy, your Data Strategy, and map out the Capabilities and Competencies you need to develop to succeed.

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From outsourced DPOs to project support executing strategic data initiatives, Castlebridge can help!

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Data Success needs Leader Data Literacy! We provide training and coaching for Data Leaders.

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