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January 2023

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Data is Useless on its Own

By |2023-01-27T11:03:54-07:00January 27th, 2023|Helpful Explainers|

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Data is Useless on its Own  Welcome back to our comic series that explores a range of data literacy concepts. We follow Becky, who describes herself as a bit data-phobic, as she navigates tricky situations at her new job. She'll learn to create effective charts, grasp [...]

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Asking Worthwhile Questions of Your Data

By |2023-01-11T17:32:15-07:00January 11th, 2023|Helpful Explainers|

Asking Worthwhile Questions of Your Data Written by Ben Jones In order to become skilled at using data, there's one attribute we all need to develop, no matter what industry we're working in, and no matter what data tool we're working with: We need to learn how to ask worthwhile [...]

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November 2022

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: When Small Changes Make a Big Difference

By |2022-11-11T12:57:43-07:00November 14th, 2022|Helpful Explainers|

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: When Small Changes Make a Big Difference Welcome back to our comic series that explores a range of data literacy concepts. We follow Becky, who describes herself as a bit data-phobic, as she navigates tricky situations at her new job. She'll learn to create effective charts, [...]

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October 2022

Data Memos

By |2022-10-25T10:34:05-07:00October 4th, 2022|Helpful Explainers|

Data Memos 12 reflections on data (and its representation) that we don’t want to forget in the “next-normal” Written by Giorgia Lupi and Paolo Ciuccarelli Originally published on Giorgia's Medium Account and Center for Design's Medium Account, and covered by Ben Jones in the "Resource Reviews" video series on the Data Literacy [...]

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June 2022

3 Signs You’re Working with a Dead-End Dataset

By |2022-06-03T15:01:19-07:00June 3rd, 2022|Helpful Explainers|

3 Signs You're Working with a Dead-End Dataset Every dataset that you work with is imperfect. There are always limitations, but if you take the time to understand the limitations, then you’ll be able to quickly move on from a dead-end dataset or provide the appropriate caveats in your analysis and presentations. This [...]

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May 2022

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Percent Change + Percentage Points

By |2022-05-02T07:46:59-07:00May 2nd, 2022|Helpful Explainers|

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Percent Change + Percentage Points Welcome back to our comic series that explores a range of data literacy concepts. We follow Becky, who describes herself as a bit data-phobic, as she navigates tricky situations at her new job. She'll learn to create effective charts, grasp statistical [...]

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February 2022

Working with Data Professionals (when you aren’t one!): Post 4 – Up Leveling Your Partnership with Data Professionals

By |2022-02-03T18:14:41-07:00February 3rd, 2022|Helpful Explainers|

Working with Data Professionals (when you aren't one!) Part 4: Up Leveling Your Partnership with Data Professionals The author of this four part blog series is Anna-Maria Steverson, Content Analytics Manager at Netflix. The series is titled "Working with Data Professionals (when you aren't one!)" Anna also teaches our Data Literacy [...]

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January 2022

Working with Data Professionals (when you aren’t one!): Post 3 – Managing a Team of Data professionals

By |2022-02-03T16:59:53-07:00January 26th, 2022|Helpful Explainers|

Working with Data Professionals (when you aren't one!) Part 3: Managing a Team of Data Professionals The author of this blog series is Anna-Maria Steverson, Content Analytics Manager at Netflix. The series it titled "Working with Data Professionals (when you aren't one!)" The first post in the series is titled "What [...]

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Working with Data Professionals (when you aren’t one!): Post 2 – How to Hire a Data Professional

By |2022-01-17T10:41:34-07:00January 17th, 2022|Helpful Explainers|

Working with Data Professionals (when you aren't one!) Part 2: How to Hire a Data Professional In the first blog of this series, I talked about the different skillsets that a data professional may have and the type of work they could do. In this post, I'm going to spend some [...]

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Working with Data Professionals (when you aren’t one!): Post 1 – What Do Data Professionals Do?

By |2022-01-17T10:46:51-07:00January 7th, 2022|Helpful Explainers|

Working with Data Professionals (when you aren't one!) Part 1: What Do Data Professionals Do? The following guest blog post kicks off a four part series titled "Working with Data Professionals (when you aren't one!)." This first post helps the reader better understand the various types of tasks and activities that [...]

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