Val joins the 2021 Nashville Analytics Summit as their Keynote Speaker

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Event: Val joins the 2021 Nashville Analytics Summit as their Keynote Speaker

 
WHAT DO DOLLY PARTON AND VAL HAVE IN COMMON?


1) LITERACY: They're both passionate about literacy! Dolly is known as one of the significant pioneers of the literacy movement (including her generous giving of books to children with her Imagination Library), and Val is committed to fostering data literacy, as the new literacy of our digital age!

2) THEIR FATHERS: They're both inspired by their fathers who each had grade school educations, but who cared about the importance of learning, education and hard work.

3) NASHVILLE: Dolly lives there, and Val will be there soon!

Val has been selected by the Greater Nashville Technology Council as this year's Keynote Speaker at the 2021 Analytics Summit on October 18th, 2021!

Register here, if you're in the Nashville area, we'd love to see you! 

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Celebrate International Literacy Day 2021 at The Data Lodge!


Watch the replay of our celebration of International Literacy Day!



AGENDA:
-  The State of Data Literacy in 2021
-  Data Literacy Programs:  Keys to Getting Started
-  Data Literacy Programs:  Lessons Learned
-  Discussion/Q&A

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Webinar - Data Literacy: What's in a Name?

Date:  Thursday, August 19, 2021
Time:  11:00 - 12:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

DESCRIPTION: 

Data Literacy. Data Fluency. Data Acumen. 
What should this field be called, and how do we clarify and align our intentions? 

[Listen to the replay for an engaging discussion where we approach this important question with a healthy dose of curiosity!]

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Webinar: Unlocking Radical Collaboration through Data Literacy

data literacy webinar Jun 21, 2021
 
DATE: Wednesday, August 25th, 2021
TIME:  01:45PM - 02:15PM ET
 
 
DESCRIPTION: Often the term "data literacy" conjures up images of upskilling the general population to be savvy information consumers and informed decision-makers. But robust data literacy programs are also for establishing a shared language for "speaking data" across a wide and varied set of roles, and unlocking radical collaboration.
 
Join this session to learn:
  • What is data literacy- really? And what is meant by "speaking data"?
  • Why data literacy, and why now? A convergence of disciplines, across diverse roles and backgrounds.

  •  How to unlock radical collaboration? The 3 keys to fostering data literacy.   

 
 
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Webinar: Real-Life Data Literacy Programs: A Behind-the-Scenes Look

DATE/TIME: Thursday, April 22, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

 

DESCRIPTION:

In this webinar at The Data Lodge we went behind the scenes of several Data Literacy Program design and development efforts!

We discussed:

  • What should a Data Literacy Program really include?  [Hint: It's not just about training]
  • Where do Data Literacy Program Leads get started?
  • What are some of the lessons learned from early pioneers of Data Literacy?

And we were joined by two of our very own TDL Community Members from GM and Regeneron:

Our Panelists:

  • Sheri Marshall, General Motors
    • Head of Global Analytics Capability Development
  • Vinay Dheer, Regeneron
    • Director of Data & Analytics
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WEBINAR: Ask Val Anything! (within reason!)

webinar Dec 04, 2020

DATE/TIME:  Thursday, December 17, 2020  11:00am - 11:45am EDT

DESCRIPTION:

Wrapped up an exciting year of Data Literacy program development at The Data Lodge and had the opportunity to ask our founder, Val Logan, a bunch of questions! 

Questions covered multiple topics from our audience, both live and presubmitted!

Some of the questions asked include:

  • What is her favorite part of Data Literacy?
  • What are the characteristics of those who are pioneering  data literacy programs?
  • What are your top 3 'must do's' when seeking to start a Data Literacy initiative?
  • How you explain Data Literacy importance to Senior Leaders? How to justify investment in it by showing business benefits coming from it?
  • How did your mascot get his name, and who is his favorite client?
  • What is her favorite thing to do as an entrepreneur?

You'll have to listen to the replay to hear more exciting, and difficult(!) questions asked of Val.

 

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7 Ways to Build the Case for Data Literacy (and What if You Don't?!)

data literacy webinar Nov 23, 2020

Val joined Drew Smith for an IIA webinar to discuss the important topic of building the case for Data Literacy, and what could happen if you don't.

Take a few moments to listen to this all important replay, found on the IIA website.

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Announcing: Our Partnership with Juice Analytics

partners Oct 15, 2020

The Data Lodge is so very excited to announce our new partnership with Juice Analytics, providers of an efficient and exciting way to visualize data sets and share them with others.

As a company that has long been as passionate about data as we are, Juice has enabled companies and individuals bring the communication through data to the masses through their intuitive Juicebox application.

Why partner? As Val has said,

"Data Literacy and Data Storytelling. Together like ‘peas and carrots’, as Forrest Gump would say. And The Data Lodge and Juice Analytics partnership is the same. From the day I read his book Data Fluency, to the first day I spoke with Zach about his vision, and how he and Juice help clients to simplify complex stories, I knew our missions were aligned. Committed to pioneering new ways to help simplify the ever-complex data and analytics space into meaningful narratives that we all can understand."

We are excited about this partnership, as together we work...

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Come Celebrate International Literacy Day at The Data Lodge!

data literacy webinar Aug 21, 2020
We are excited to announce two celebration sessions for International Literacy Day!  Each event will have a unique set of panelists, more details to come!  Watch this page for updates.
 
Please join us for one or both sessions:
 
1. Asia-Pac:
Date:  Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Time:   9:00am - 11:00am AEST (Sydney/Melbourne)
             4:00pm - 6:00 pm PT Monday 9/7 (California)
             7:00pm - 9:00 pm ET  Monday 9/7 (New York)
2. Americas:
Date:   Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Time:   9:00am - 11:00am PT (California)
             12:00pm - 2:00pm ET (New York)  
             5:00pm - 7:00pm  BST (UK)
*note both events will use the same meeting joining information that is sent upon registration
 
DESCRIPTION:  Mark your...
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