Trust in data not only increases your level of compliance, it can enhance the accuracy of the decisions you make. But only if you really believe the data you are presented with. Caroline Worboys of Outra explains why confidence scores are the key tool for achieving this.
The Co-op data team took home the Best Data Ethics and Privacy Programme at the DataIQ Awards. Claire Hadfield of the Co-op explains how they engendered a culture of trust and what the win means for her and her team.
I took an unauthorised photo in a foreign country and it led me to think about how attitudes to privacy differ across nations, professions, time and location. As data subjects and internet users, we should all be able to explicitly state what our red lines are when it comes to our data and our privacy.
For chief data officers who spent several years working hard on GDPR, the fines levied on BA and Marriott must feel disappointing. But it is CIOs and CISOs who have let those companies down, not CDOs, argues David Reed.
The ICO sent shockwaves through the data world with two gigantic fines issued to two large enterprises in two days. Though this move will probably be welcomed by the public, it does throw up a lot of questions.
In this edition of the podcast, Andrew Lynn of Unicef talks about practical data governance, Adria Gascon of the Alan Turing Institute discusses privacy algorithms, and Professor Marina Jirotka of the University of Oxford considers a data ethics blackbox.
Experian is a FTSE 100 business with a history it can trace back to 1968. So it may seem surprising that a company which trades in data only set up a central data office relatively recently. Jonathan Westley, chief data officer, talked to DataIQ about his role and why data as an internal area of focus has moved to the foreground.
May was the month of greater scrutiny of automated facial recognition with heightened social media awareness of a police facial recognition trial, a citizen taking the police to court over distress caused by this type of technology and a congressional hearing in the US highlighting the problems of applying AI facial recognition to law enforcement.