New Research Suggests Young Digital Natives Lack The Data Literacy Employers Crave - But Is It All A Big Misunderstanding?
insideBIGDATA, March 28th, 2021
April 4, 2021,
Volume 276, Issue 5
Exasol, a leading high performance analytics database company, launched the findings of its new study into the attitudes and understanding that young people currently in higher education or just entering the world of work have towards data
"The study of 3,000 16- to 21-year-olds (coined D/NATIVES by Exasol because of their everyday digital skills) finds that despite over half of respondents believing that their ability to understand data will be as vital to their future as their ability to read and write - only 43% actually consider themselves to be data literate. Interestingly, a higher proportion (55%) said they can read, work with, analyze and argue with statistics-which are the required skills for data literacy according to MIT's definition..."
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