AtekUS Data Practice
The Data Practices movement originated at the 2017 Open Data Science Leadership Summit hosted in San Francisco. This event gathered together leaders in data science, semantics, open-source, visualization, and industry to discuss the current state of the data community. It was discovered that there were many similarities between the then-current challenges around data, and the previous difficulties felt in software development that was addressed by Agile.
The goal of the Data Practices movement was to start a similar “Agile for Data” movement that could help offer direction and improved data literacy across the ecosystem. While the first step was the “Manifesto for Data Practices” the intent was always to move past that and apply the values and principles to a series of free and open courseware that could benefit anyone who was interested.