Will Connecticut’s Jump in New Business Registrations Carry Forward into 2022?

Will Accelerating Growth in New Business Registrations Continue in 2022? There’s little question that the prolonged pandemic has disrupted the workplace significantly.  The degree to which that change is accelerated is now becoming clear as data reflects stark differences between what was and what is. Between 2010 and 2020, business registrations in Connecticut increased by an average of 5% per year. In 2021, however, business registrations increased by over 20%, thru the end of November, according to an analysis by the Connecticut Data Collaborative of data filed with the Connecticut Office of Secretary of the State. That dramatic – and

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Defining Data Literacy as Fundamental for All

In a nutshell, what we do at the Connecticut Data Collaborative (CTData) is this:  we help people find and use data.  As the old saying goes, you don’t know what you don’t know.  That’s why our objective is to change that, by alerting people to what they don’t know about how to understand and use data, and then helping them to do both.  It’s easier than you might think. At the core is the concept of data literacy.  When you hear the term “literacy,” your mind might immediately jump to phonics flashcards and handwriting worksheets. Or perhaps you think of a financial

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