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How a global company incentive structure can transform data culture

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How a global company incentive structure can transform data culture

In this digital event, We will learn how the Prologis team achieved data quality through a global incentive structure.

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August 2, 2017

data.world Survey Reveals Consumer Attitudes Around Data and Trust in Online News

Nearly 8 of 10 U.S. adults (78%) would have more trust in an online news article if they could easily access the data behind the claims in the piece

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- data.world, where data people work together to solve problems faster, today released the results of Online News & Data Trust Survey. The survey measures trust towards online news organizations and reporting for more than 1,000 U.S. adults who get their news online, and includes breakdowns by age, geography, political viewpoints and more.

“With rising concerns about media bias and fake news, data can provide a single source of truth,” said Brett Hurt, co-founder and CEO of data.world. “This survey shows that giving readers access to foundational data increases trust in online news across the political spectrum. Journalists and news organizations now have a clear path forward to build credibility through transparency and data.”

Key findings include:

The survey also looked at consumer attitudes towards specific news outlets. Additional findings reveal:

The survey of 1,021 U.S. online news consumers ages 18 and over was conducted in late April through early May 2017. Full underlying data, including CSV files, visualizations, and detailed methodology is available to all at https://data.world/ddjdemos/survey-how-access-to-data-affects-trust-in-news.

About data.world

data.world is an enterprise data catalog for the modern data stack. Its cloud-native SaaS (software-as-a-service) platform combines a consumer-grade user experience with a powerful knowledge graph to deliver enhanced data discovery, agile data governance, and actionable insights. data.world is a Certified B Corporation and public benefit corporation and home to the world’s largest collaborative open data community with more than two million members, including ninety percent of the Fortune 500. Our company has sixty-two patents and has been named one of Austin’s Best Places to Work seven years in a row. Follow us on LinkedInTwitter, and Facebook, or join us.