Data Strategy As part of the National Data Strategy, there’s a tremendous push underway by the UK Government to develop data skills across UK industry and the Public Sector. For example, Department of Education digital bootcamps, Universities

I attended the Public Sector Executive PSE365 Festival for Learning and Development to learn more about the need for digital skills in the public sector and how the shortfall is to be addressed.   What I heard was

A great many organisations face an acute shortage of digital skills.  But it is hard to know what skills are needed.  For some, the most relevant might be relatively basic e.g. to navigate around a CRM system. 

The CBI Tech Tracker 2020 report (published Dec 2020) suggests that a divide is growing between businesses that are confident using data and those that are not. Those that are confident frequently use data to shape decisions,