How the next step in literacy can make Singapore a Smart Nation

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SINGAPORE (Sept 7): Hundreds of years ago, literacy was rare. The invention of the printing press resulted in more people reading as printed materials became available to a bigger part of the population. However, it wasn’t until books became widely available, that literacy became widespread.

A similar evolution is happening in data analytics. Just as literacy is the ability to derive information from the written word, data literacy is about the ability to derive meaningful information from data. For decades, data analysts were the only ones who had access to, and could work with corporate data. They were...(click on link for full story on theedgesingapore.com)