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Daily Buzz: Why You Need a Data Advocate

Without interpretation, data is meaningless

You have data—but do you have the means to interpret it?

“Organizations benefit by having someone who understands the data they’ve collected and can easily share the findings with others,” said Colleen Dilenschneider on Know Your Own Bone. “But equally important is having someone who explains clearly what the data doesn’t mean, and what still needs to be measured.”

Without a data analyst, Dilenschneider said organizations run the risk of only seeing the trends and insights they want to see, even if the data doesn’t back it up.

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