Sarah Bartlett Reflects on Women in Iron Viz and Representation

Post by Sarah Bartlett. Photo by energepic.com from Pexels Firstly, I would like to thank Be Data Lit for the opportunity to write this post. Following the 2021 Iron Viz final, I posted a thread on Twitter that summarised my thoughts following Lisa Trescott’s monumental Iron Viz win. Allen Hillery reached out to me after seeing this threadContinue reading “Sarah Bartlett Reflects on Women in Iron Viz and Representation”

Five Reflections on Being Data Advocates of the Year

“Sarah Nell-Rodriquez and Allen Hillery win the 2021 Data Literacy Advocates of the Year Award!” I’m still letting that headline sink in. I’m humbled and proud for being acknowledged by friends, colleagues and peers for the work Sarah and I have been doing in the datashpere. We truly have been blazing our own trail whenContinue reading “Five Reflections on Being Data Advocates of the Year”

10 Signs You Might Be Data Literate

Guest Post by Steve Tadeo; Feature Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash The topic of Data Literacy is getting a great deal of attention these days.  The concept has been around for a long time, but now it has a name.  Individuals and businesses are recognizing its value, so it’s gaining traction.  Companies are focused on developing DataContinue reading “10 Signs You Might Be Data Literate”

Getting to Know 2021 Iron Viz Winner, Lisa Trescott!

by Allen Hillery Lisa Trescott won the 2021 Iron Viz competition with dazzling and concise visuals and awesome storytelling! For those who may not know about Iron Viz, it’s the largest data visualization competitions where contenders from around the globe compete for bragging rights and a $10,000 cash prize and $5,000 towards a non-profit ofContinue reading “Getting to Know 2021 Iron Viz Winner, Lisa Trescott!”