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Data Privacy vs. Data Security

Data privacy refers to a framework of laws, protocols, and controls designed to protect personal data from unauthorized access and use. It encompasses a range of information, including but not limited to names, addresses, financial details, social security numbers, and online activities. Data security refers to the controls, protocols, and industry standards designed to protect digital […]

My Career in Data Special Episode: Diamond Nwankwo, Emerging Technology Fellow, U.S. Census Bureau

Welcome back to a very special episode of My Career in Data. This week we’re breaking from our usual discussion to have an important conversation about racial microaggressions, corporate sexism, and workplace bullying. We’re pleased this week to welcome back to the podcast Diamond Nwankwo, now an Emerging Technology Fellow at the U.S. Census Bureau, […]

Creating a Data Quality Framework

An organization can define its Data Quality goals and standards, and the steps needed to accomplish those goals, by creating a Data Quality framework. Creating it includes an assessment of the organization’s current Data Quality. A Data Quality framework can be described as an instruction manual for improving the quality of the data. With a […]

EEDL Webinar: Literacy Is a Two-Way Street — The Case for Both Business and Data Literacy

Download the slides here >> About the Webinar Proponents of data literacy training insist that data is the future language of business. As companies become more data-driven, business leaders will need ever-greater data skills. But there is another aspect to literacy: Many analysts have not achieved fluency in business terminology. How can they provide optimal […]

How to Become a Citizen Data Scientist

The job responsibilities of a citizen data scientist include dealing with new data, using automated tools to process big data, and creating additional models to gain additional insights. Their primary job is not to make predictions directly from big data, or develop prescriptive analytics, but to build models and use tools that accomplish those goals. […]