Qlik could have forgotten the tired slogans — such as “data is the new currency” — at the recent Qlik Qonnections and gone straight for the what makes Qlik stand out. That starts with their tastiest, chewiest morsel: their apparently serious campaign for data literacy.
What is data literacy? Valerie Logan, Gartner data and analytics research director, described it in the show’s best presentation: It’s “the ability to read, work with, analyze, and argue with data.”
“This is the heart,” said CEO Mike Capone in the morning session, “of what’s going to drive the future.”