15 February 2021
Monday, February 15th
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? The people metrics that matter. Improving workforce efficiency through analytics begins by measuring the right metrics. Focusing on key measures, such as employee retention and engagement, budget adherence and talent acquisition, helps to simplify workforce management and improve business outcomes. Discover additional people metrics that are important to track in this Forbes article.
? VR: ready to step inside your data? Ever thought of using VR outside of gaming? Well, VR is set to change how we analyse business data. By surrounding yourself with the data, VR takes data visualisation to a new level – aligning to how users naturally think about and process data – in multiple dimensions. Read more about this fun new way of stepping into your data in this Forbes article, authored by Bernard Marr.
? Leading a top-down data literacy approach. The success of a data-driven organisation hinges on a workforce that is data literate. And, according to a recent Accenture survey, as little as 21% of employees feel confident about their data literacy levels. This leaves a lot of room for data training if organisations want to retain a competitive edge in our data-lead world. Discover how to build data literacy in your organisation in this MIT Management Sloan School article.
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? How to reduce the size of Qlik QVDs. Keen to learn a few tips on how to reduce the size of your stored QVDs and improve Qlik performance? Then, take a look at this technical how-to article by Data on the Rocks.
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? Recapping data analytics basics. With the majority or the modern workforce expected to use data in their daily roles, it’s essential they understand the fundamentals of data analytics. Explore simple analytics definitions, the main types of analytics, techniques and practical examples in this CIO article.
? And our quote of the day:
“… data literacy isn’t the only part of becoming a data-driven company. It’s a piece of a larger picture that also includes data maturity — that is, easy access throughout the organization to good data; data-driven leadership — meaning that leaders demonstrate the skills they require of workers; and finally, the ultimate goal — data-driven decision-making.” Piyanka Jain, data science expert and author.
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