Data Is Useless Without the Skills to Analyze It – HBR

Good read  —  if you are not struggling with these issues yet   — perhaps you have just opened the doors and are not into “business” quite yet  —  or you live under a rock.

Excerpt:  The prospect of employees downloading and mashing up data brings up concerns about data security, reliability and accuracy. But in my research, I’ve found that employees are already assuming more responsibility for the technology, data and applications they use in their work. Employees must understand how to protect sensitive corporate data. And leaders will need to learn to “trust, but verify” the analyses of their workforce.

Ensuring that big data creates big value calls for a reskilling effort that is at least as much about fostering a data-driven mindset and analytical culture as it is about adopting new technology. Companies leading the revolution already have an experiment-focused, numerate, data-literate workforce. Are you ready to join them?

Read full article via Data Is Useless Without the Skills to Analyze It – Jeanne Harris – Harvard Business Review.

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