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When considering data capability, there are many concepts, frameworks and practices which can both aid and hinder maturity improvements

In this section we’ve divided the signposting into two parts. The first is primarily focused on data strategy and the collateral required for any such strategy to be effective. Some further reading is also included below.

Data strategy

Data capability - Data strategy

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Information life cycle

This section is more about the information life cycle and how data is managed for daily operations.

Data capability - information life cycle

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Further Reading

In the workshops we talked about ‘datavores’ – why they are important and how to find them. Here is the original research.

A useful related report shows how the UK economy is being disadvantaged by 3% GDP due to a lack of data skills.

UUK commissioned their own version of the report discussing how university’s were responding to this skills shortage.