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Don’t Forget the Human Element of the Data Literacy Recipe

This article is by Jordan Morrow and originally appeared on the Qlik Blog here:


What if I told you only 32 percent of business executives said that they’re able to create measurable value from data, and just 27 percent said their data and analytics projects produce actionable insights? Let me put it another way: How excited would you be if I said I made you some chocolate chip cookies, but I only put in 32 percent of the required sugar and 27 percent of the required flour?

I sure hope you wouldn’t eat those cookies.

New World. Old Model. Now What?

This article is by Peter Simon & Rajiv Shah and originally appeared on the DataRobot Blog here:

May You Live In Unprecedented Times
2020’s word of the year is likely to be “unprecedented” — which, from a data science perspective, might make us rather nervous.

Data For Humanity

This article is by Benoit Dageville and originally appeared on the Snowflake Blog here:


I considered other titles for this blog. At first, “Data for Good” seemed appropriate. But COVID-19 has impacted nearly all of humanity.

Tax Reporting – From ERP To Inbox

This article is by Robert Lenius and originally appeared on the Alteryx Engine Works Blog here:


With tax requirements constantly changing there can come a need to have ERP data or alerts automatically come into your mailbox, eliminating the need to manually pull and check this information on a routine basis.