Month: July 2020

Data Literacy and The Agile Organization: A Conversation with Sanne Hombroek

In this episode, we spoke with Sanne Hombroek. Sanne is the Chapter Lead Data Analytics @ ING Netherlands. We discussed how ING adopted the tribe and guild model (the Spotify model) to expand data literacy at the enterprise. Spotify’s agile organization model has been a great source of inspiration for many companies. Sanne walked us through some of the data literacy activities that happen at ING such as mentoring programs, gamification (data escape room), and seminars.

Here is the part 1/2 of the Spotify Agile Organization model:

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You can find Sanne on Twitter and LinkedIn:

The Enterprise Data Literacy Framework: A Conversation with Helena Sternkopf

Helena Sternkopf developed a maturity and competency model to define data literacy. Helena’s work has been a great source of inspiration for us. You can discover the Enterprise Data Literacy Program that we developed here:

Helena’s definition of data literacy is unique and a game changer in the industry where vendors and market research firms try to over simplify definitions to sell more of their product and services:

“Data Literacy is a continuous learning journey that creates the ability to identify, understand, interpret, create, communicate and compute pieces of information(data), to develop knowledge and the ability to participate fully in our society.”

You can find Helena on LinkedIn and Twitter: