6 Essential Steps to Building a Great Data Culture

This article offers guidance for creating a culture to retain data talent and broaden data knowledge across organizational teams.

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February 6, 2021


To successfully integrate data into their work, organizations that do have data teams or data scientists on staff must create a data culture that extends beyond technical staff. This article highlights key steps that companies and organizations can take to build a sustainable and impactful data culture across teams. These recommendations are most applicable to well-resourced companies and organizations.

The key steps include investing in no-code data analytics and visualization tools, providing opportunities for staff to learn more advanced skills (like SQL), opening up access to databases, investing in a data warehouse, creating clear documentation for databases, setting up a communications channel for data-related questions, and linking back to data-sources.

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