Not everyone will understand the math.
In his book, Numbers Rule Your World, Kaiser Fung recognizes that facts and figures have a hidden influence on everything we do, and - whether or not we get the math - an understanding of key statistical concepts can help us make decisions based on evidence.
Watch the webcast.
Fung talks about the importance of statistical literacy, particularly when it comes to data and graphics in mass media and communicating about data in a business setting.
On the table for discussion:
- The graphical representation of data in the news media.
- The role of discovery in predictive analytics.
- Data and policy makers.
- Is data science different from statistics?
- New insights on hiring analytic talent.
- Breaking the perceived barrier between statisticians and executives.
- His upcoming book.
On-demand webcasts featuring additional thought leaders are also available.