if there is limited trust in the data, should decisions be offloaded to an algorithm and other cutting-edge technologies? As organisations look to build up their capabilities and use of AI and machine learning, Clinton Hook of Experian argues for a renewed focus on their foundational component - good quality data.
In this edition, Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham talks to DataIQ about the consultations and guidelines the ICO has been running, and Peter Jackson discusses his job as group director of data sciences for the L&G group. Plus Jane Pierce of Autism Forward.
Fraud costs the government an estimated £31 billion to £49 billion a year. To tackle thist, reforms to the government’s anti-fraud efforts are vital. Satrajit "Satty" Saha of TransUnion in the UK explains how commercial data organisations can play their part.
In this edition, Cathy Pendleton, senior data governance manager at Compare the Market, talks to DataIQ about how to make the protection of data an enabler of new business processes and why this is proving to be an attractive new career option in the industry. Plus diversity at Hastings Direct and KPMG.
Leyre Murillo-Villar is chief data officer and data control lead at BNP Paribas. She is also a member of the Women in Data 20 in Data and Tech list. She told DataIQ about the need to close the gender gap and how data is at the heart of managing risk.
Dun & Bradstreet, a business information data company that provides business credit reports, has over 330 million business records on its Data Cloud. Andy Crisp tells Toni Sekinah about his observation having completed 20 years in at Dun & Bradstreet and what it means to ‘own’ data at the company.
A panel discussion about location data, privacy and consent held at the Geovation office generated healthy debate about the rights of citizens and responsibilities of tech companies in relation to location data and privacy. ’Is privacy a privilege or a right?’ was one of the questions raised. Toni Sekinah reports.
High profile data breaches have put CISOs under the spotlight and emphasised the limitations of what conventional cyber-security can achieve. Alongside technology to prevent unauthorised access, you also need to be tracking where your data is ending up, as DQM GRC’s Peter Galdies explained to DataIQ.
The Financial Conduct Authority’s TechSprint brought together teams from all over the world to focus on how privacy enhancing technologies (PETs) can help financial institutions to share data. Simon McDougall of the ICO, who helped to judge the entries, feeds back on what he learned.
A new stimulus fund of £150,000 is available to eligible projects that will increase access to data and drive innovation in the engineering sector. The fund has been announced alongside the publication of a manifesto and report aimed at getting companies and organisations in the engineering sector to publish, use and share data. Toni Sekinah reports.