Data Culture and Literacy

Stories of how organizations can develop an enterprise-wide data culture and drive data literacy to improve decision making.

Analytics | Artificial Intelligence | Data for Good | Data Visualization
Caslee Sims 1
Taking a swing at data literacy: an inside look at The SAS Batting Lab

The SAS Batting Lab is a six-week program designed to help improve kids’ understanding of data while also helping them improve their baseball and softball swings. Using analytics in an interactive, AI-powered batting cage, kids can compare their swings to batting stars. During the program, the participants also became more

Analytics | Data for Good | SAS Events | Work & Life at SAS
Mimi Stapleton 0
Finding an effective way to drive change – by adding data

Six scholars from North Carolina A&T State University in technology– or STEM-focused majors helped foster the next generation of data-literate students while also donating to those in need. SAS recently facilitated a donation drive with students from the Wake County Young Men's Leadership Academy (WYMLA) in Raleigh, North Carolina and scholars from

Analytics | Data for Good | Students & Educators
Lee Ellen Harmer 0
Engaging students with data literacy

When students hear the word data, they may envision measurements that scientists collect, or perhaps it has something to do with the social media platforms they love. Many students struggle to understand where data comes from and how it can help us make decisions and better understand our world! They may not make a connection with computer science either. Just as

Analytics | Data for Good | Students & Educators
Jen Sabourin 1
Beware of data shared via social media - get the facts

Editor's note: This blog post is part of a series of posts, originally published here by our partner News Literacy Project, exploring the role of data in understanding our world. Like infographics, social media and other forms of user-generated content pose unique challenges regarding data. Many news outlets and journalists have checks and balances

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