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How to Tell (or Show) If Someone Is Data Literate?

A 4-steps guide to interviewing Product Managers for this hard-to-check skill

1. Ability to resolve data-driven questions

1.1. Data models and frameworks

Some metric models, extracted from Product Direction book

1.2. Can map decisions needed to data required

1.3. Knows how to dive deeper to get insights

Part of a KPI Tree for e-commerce products

2. Ability to access data

3. Solving complex data problems

3.1. Analyzing a complex question

3.2. A problem where data is hard to get

4. Sharing data




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Nacho Bassino

Working on online products, currently as Director of Product at XING. Passionate about technology and amazing web/mobile products.