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Data Literacy Trends in 2024

Data literacy has become a critical skill in today’s technology-driven world. As we begin 2024, the importance of data literacy trends cannot be overstated. Organizations are recognizing that data is no longer just a byproduct of their operations but a valuable asset that can drive informed decision-making.  Data novices are individuals who lack the skills […]

Data Analytics Platforms: Features and Benefits

Data analytics platforms offer a collection of powerful tools that enable organizations to make sense of the vast amount of data they generate and collect. These platforms offer a range of capabilities, including data integration, data cleansing, predictive modeling, and real-time reporting.  The platforms usually provide a comprehensive suite of tools and techniques for analyzing […]

2023 DATAVERSITY Top 20

As the year draws to a close, we here at DATAVERSITY have an annual tradition of digging deep into our data and reflecting on the hits and misses. What was the most popular Data Management content on dataversity.net and our training center over the past 12 months? Which core topics did you – our data […]

Data Visualization Tools

From social media interactions to online purchases, online activity leaves behind a trail of valuable information. However, this abundance of data presents a unique challenge for businesses and organizations: How can they make sense of this vast sea of information and use it to their advantage? This is where data analysis and data visualization tools […]

Fundamentals of Document Databases

A document database (sometimes referred to as a “document store” or a “document-oriented database”), is a NoSQL or non-relational database. However, document databases use an index to associate “keys” with “documents,” making them more efficient at retrieving data. Unlike relational databases, document databases are not structured with a format of rows and columns, but scale […]

What Does a Data Scientist Do?

The multifaceted role of a data scientist goes far beyond crunching numbers and analyzing datasets. So, what does a data scientist do? In today’s data-driven world, these professionals are required to possess a diverse range of skills and knowledge to truly excel in their field. While technical expertise in statistics, programming languages, and machine learning […]

Fundamentals of Predictive Analytics

Predictive analytics (PA) is a subfield of data analytics and business intelligence that deals with an in-depth analysis of past events and forecasts of future events. This specialized branch of data analytics combines the power of data mining, data modeling, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML) to make probabilistic predictions of future events. Predictive analytics relies […]

Data Visualization Best Practices

Good data visualizations boost business data literacy by presenting well-thought-out dashboards or reports that show data assets for quicker and more straightforward consumption. Following data visualization best practices leads to positive outcomes for organizations. These benefits include reducing the time and costs of questions data consumers ask by answering them up front in the data visualizations. Additionally, good visualizations increase consistency […]

Data Engineer vs. Data Analyst

In today’s data-driven world, two data professional roles that play crucial roles are data engineers and data analysts. Both these professionals aid the process of extracting data-driven insights, but they possess distinct skill sets and responsibilities. Below are some key facts about educational backgrounds and job roles of the data engineer vs. data analyst, as well as the […]

Fundamentals of Hyperautomation

Hyperautomation describes a mixture of advanced technologies – robotics, artificial intelligence, machine learning – currently being used to make automated processes drastically more efficient and to augment humans. It encompasses a range of tools which can be automated, especially the more sophisticated aspects of automation, including analysis, discovery, design, measuring, monitoring, and reassessing. To function […]