About bjones

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.

November 2021

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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January 2021

Jon Schwabish’s “One Chart at a Time” Series

By |2021-01-14T16:16:03-07:00January 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Jon Schwabish's "One Chart at a Time" Series Jon Schwabish, host of the Policy Viz podcast and author of Better Presentations as well as the forthcoming Better Data Visualizations, has started 2021 with a video series called "One Chart at a Time". In this series, Jon is inviting guest speakers [...]

August 2020

Announcing the Launch of our First On-Demand Course!

By |2020-09-14T17:25:34-07:00August 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Data Literacy Fundamentals is Now Available On-Demand! After almost two years of offering training exclusively on a live, instructor-led basis, we're excited to announce that as of today, our Data Literacy Fundamentals training program is now available to take on-demand as a self-paced course on our site! We understand that [...]

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