You can't be one of the future worker if you don't have this type of literacy

You can't be one of the future worker if you don't have this type of literacy

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As functioning white-collar workers, it's important to be well-versed in different types of literacy.

Yes financial literacy is important. Without it you can’t manage your finances and go broke quickly.

Yes English literacy is important. Without it, you can’t work globally and even get outcompeted locally.

Yes nutrition literacy is important. Without it you are feeding trash to your body and degrading your work performance.

What’s also important especially in the next 100 years is data literacy. Yes the next century!

Look at the world around you and witness the rapid sea of technological changes.

🤯 Metaverse is going to explode.

🚘 Self-driving car is becoming mainstream.

📲 Your work and everyday life are dependent on superapps and apps talking to one another.

Your marketing leader is going get you some high tech martech tools.

Your HR leader will be implementing HRtech tools you’ve never heard before.

❓But do you know how to operate these technologies?

❓Can you collect data and make sense of it with analytics?

❓Do you know how to automate your tasks and processes?

This is not only for data geeks. It doesn’t justify hiring data scientists to do everything.

It’s for every white collar professions out there. It doesn’t matter if you’re in Cali or Kuala Lumpur.

If you are not data literate you can’t operate emerging technologies.

If you can’t operate new tech, you’ll get displaced by some tech savvy youngsters 10-20 years younger than you.

If you’re a functional leader, take action and develop a data literate marketer, HR or finance professionals, etc.

If you’re working for a company that is increasingly data-driven, get your game up and build data literacy skills.

Futureproof yourself and the company! 🦄

Sharala Axryd

Sharala Axryd