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Ben Jones is the founder and CEO of Data Literacy, LLC, a training and education company that's on a mission to help people learn the language of data. Ben also teaches data visualization at the University of Washington, he's the author of Avoiding Data Pitfalls (Wiley, 2019) and Communicating Data With Tableau (O'Reilly 2014) and he writes about data topics at his blog DataRemixed.com.

March 2022

The Data Literacy Movement: Founded by Women, Led by Women

By |2022-03-08T13:23:03-07:00March 8th, 2022|Resources, Thought Leadership|

The Data Literacy Movement: Founded by Women, Led by Women Happy International Women's Day 2022! I'm so incredibly proud to be a part of the Data Literacy movement, whose purpose is to help people everywhere speak the language of data. Did you know? This movement was FOUNDED by women and is currently being LED [...]

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February 2022

Now Available: Our Origin Story in “The Introspective Entrepreneur”

By |2022-02-16T11:22:58-07:00February 15th, 2022|Announcements|

Now Available: Our Origin Story in "The Introspective Entrepreneur" Almost four years ago, I was sitting at my desk at work in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle, and I made the decision to go for it: I logged into my GoDaddy account and I purchased this domain, dataliteracy.com. The [...]

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December 2021

Announcing the Winners of the 2021 Data Literacy Awards!

By |2021-12-16T13:33:24-07:00December 16th, 2021|Contests|

Announcing the Winners of the 2021 Data Literacy Awards! We’re thrilled to announce the winners of the 2021 Data Literacy Awards, chosen by popular vote from among the shortlist candidates nominated by the general public. These exemplary winners helped us speak the language of data even more fluently in 2021, and we’d like to [...]

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Happy Birthday, Data Literacy! Reflections on Our 3rd Year

By |2021-12-03T13:44:35-07:00December 3rd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Happy Birthday, Data Literacy! Reflections on Our 3rd Year Today is the final day of our third year of operation, so as co-founder and CEO, I'd like to wish my fellow team members, our advisors, partners and clients a fond Happy 3rd Birthday!! As of tomorrow, we will have successfully made it all [...]

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November 2021

Voting is Now OPEN for the 2021 Data Literacy Awards!

By |2021-11-09T21:03:41-07:00November 9th, 2021|Contests|

The 2021 Data Literacy Awards Shortlist: Final Voting is Now OPEN! We're delighted to introduce the 2021 Data Literacy Awards shortlist candidates, chosen from among the nominations submitted by the general public over the past month. These exemplary candidates helped us speak the language of data even more fluently in 2021, and we'd [...]

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NEW: The ’17 Key Traits of Data Literacy’ Course & Self-Assessment

By |2021-11-02T11:55:08-07:00November 2nd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Announcing the Launch of the '17 Key Traits of Data Literacy' On-Demand Course & Self-Assessment! When we first launched this business almost three years ago, we published an ebook titled 17 Key Traits of Data Literacy. The book describes 17 important traits that describe highly data literate individuals and it groups these traits [...]

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October 2021

Nominations are OPEN for the 2021 Data Literacy Awards!

By |2021-10-12T11:39:56-07:00October 11th, 2021|Contests|

Nominations are Open for the 2021 Data Literacy Awards! It's that time of year again! We'd like your help identifying the individuals and content that helped to advance Data Literacy the most this past year. To do that, use the form below to nominate your favorite 1) data book, 2) data podcast, [...]

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August 2021

Earn Data Literacy Training Badges

By |2021-10-08T14:22:35-07:00August 27th, 2021|Announcements|

Training Badges Now Available! Organizations that have been implementing our online training courses have asked for badges, or "micro-credentials," to enable their employees to track and show progress in their learning journey. We're excited to announce that we've responded to this request and rolled out an Open Badge solution that is available [...]

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June 2021

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