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Webinar: Making the Case for Data Literacy: 7 Reasons Why

DATE/TIME:  Thursday, June 18, 2020  11:00am - 11:45am EDT

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How do you know when it's the right time for your organization to start a Data Literacy program?  How do you advocate and "make the case" for Data Literacy, and is it ever the "right" time?

In this month's webinar, we looked at the key ways to assess readiness, build the case and overcome classic objections and concerns.

Register to listen to our replay where we discussed:
1)  What is a Data Literacy program, and who is placing this bet now?
2)  Weighing the dynamics of "why or why not" now?  Classic concerns and objections.
3)  Outlining 7 tips to help you make the case for kickstarting your Data Literacy program.

 

 

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Announcing- The Data Lodge Base Camp is Now Available!

 
 
 
Today marks a big day- the launch of Base Camp and Base Camp PLUS at The Data Lodge, self-paced, online programs to explore, plan and kickstart your Data Literacy Program!  
 
Listen to this 10 minute intro video from our CEO & Founder, Valerie Logan, as she describes:
 
- The Needs behind the creation of Base Camp
- What Base Camp is, and how it works
- How to learn more and enroll!
 
Please also download a PDF of the materials- great to use to help build the case to attend! 
 
 
 
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Webinar: What I Heard from 12 Leaders: Data Literacy Program Planning- Now and for 2021

DATE/TIME:  Thursday, May 21, 2020  11:00am - 11:45am EDT
 
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Given the times we're living in, I wanted to know: "what do Data & Analytics leaders need most right now when it comes to driving their Data Literacy and culture work"? 

So, I asked.

In this month's webinar we discussed:

1)  What I learned about their views and intentions around the role of Data Literacy.

2)  How these leaders are balancing new demands with real constraints and challenges.

3)  What they said that they need most, and how I'm going to help them. 

 

 

 

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Data Literacy Programs 101: The What, Why and How to Get Started

Listen in on a Data Foundation interview with Val on how to get started on a successful Data Literacy Program.

https://www.datafoundation.org/events-list/data-literacy-programs-101-the-what-why-and-how-to-get-started/2020

Overview

While living in unprecedented times, one thing is clear:  the ability to make data-informed and evidence-based decisions has never been more critical in our work lives and personal lives.  Data literacy has been emerging steadily as a top priority for workforce upskilling, yet we now also see firsthand the criticality of citizen data literacy.  

As a basis for near-term steps and longer-term planning, this webinar set a baseline and common language to address:

  •  What is data literacy and why does it matter now (individually and collectively)?

  •  What does a data literacy program include, and who is doing this today?

  •  What are the key steps to get started?

 

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Webinar Replay: Fostering Critical Data Literacy as a Life Skill: 3 Ways You Can Help Now

data literacy webinar Mar 19, 2020
If you ever questioned the value of data literacy, and that it is a life skill (as much as it is a work skill), then current dynamics should eliminate any doubt. As Data & Analytics Professionals, we have an unprecedented opportunity and responsibility to help our leaders, managers and associates navigate overwhelm of information, and the need to make key decisions in their personal (and work) lives. 
 
In this webinar we discussed: 
 
1)  Understand the role that Data Literacy is playing in navigating the CVID-19 Crisis.
2)  Identify 3 practical actions that we can all take now to help!
3)  Determine how to use this time to accelerate planning of pragmatic Data Literacy Programs.
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Val Joins The Data Foundation Board of Directors: Supporting U.S. Agency CDOs

media press release Mar 18, 2020

We are excited to announce on March 17, 2020, Valerie Logan is one of the five new members of The Data Foundation's Board of Directors.

 

Washington, D.C. – The Data Foundation, a non-profit think tank focused on encouraging the use of data to benefit society, welcomes five new members to the Board of Directors. 

These current and former leaders from the private sector, academia, government, and nonprofits will support the Data Foundation to expand and diversify our research, programming, and education initiatives. 

“The Data Foundation is...

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Webinar Replay: Answering Your Top 10 Questions about Data Literacy Programs

Each week, I hear 10 great questions over and over again about Data Literacy Programs. Let's cut to the chase and answer them!  In this 2nd webinar of our new monthly webinar series at The Data Lodge I get to the root of these questions with quick, pragmatic answers!

 

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Webinar Replay: Top 5 Myths and Misconceptions of Data Literacy

data literacy myths webinar Jan 10, 2020

In this webinar, host Valerie A. Logan, CEO & Founder, The Data Lodge, discusses her view of the top 5 myths and misconceptions surrounding data literacy, and how to get started with a pragmatic approach to growing data literacy.

 

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