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Metis Co-Founder & President Jason Moss on Three Leagues of Data Literacy
By Emily Wilson • April 08, 2018
Major League Baseball teams have long been on the cutting edge of using data analytics to push the envelope of its on-field product. While many other types of companies are doing the same, the movement within the business world at large doesn't compare to how far and wide it's swept sports.
Metis president and co-founder Jason Moss recently wrote an article on the topic for IT ProPortal called The Three Leagues of Data Literacy – and How to Play to Win. To add to the above, Moss writes that "while the sabermetrics revolution that swept through baseball forever changed the game, we haven’t yet seen an equivalent movement in business. In fact, companiesleave a staggering 88% of data they collecton the cutting-room floor."
According to Moss, the three leagues of data literacy are Lexical, Cultural, and Strategic. Read the piece in full to get lots more information on why data literacy in business is increasingly crucial.
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