Businesses which want to build public trust in how they handle personal data should look no further than the National Health Service, which has emerged as the leading organisation when it comes to data ethics, according to a new study by the Open Data Institute (ODI).
The vast majority (74%) of businesses across the UK and Europe are still facing major obstacles trying to introduce new digital tools and practices to support their decision making, with nearly three-fifths (57%) of bosses blaming siloed data for their lack of progress.
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GDPR might have given consumers more power over their data but three-quarters of Brits remain concerned about sharing their information with companies, according to new research, which shows businesses still have some way to go before gaining consumer trust.
UK businesses have woken up to the fact that data is critical for driving their company forward, with analytics key to delivering better customer experiences, but have not lost sight of the need to embrace a human touch to bring the vision of a data-driven culture to fruition.
More than one-in-four (27%) UK business leaders believe a lack of digital and data skills within their organisation is hampering their ability to deliver engaging, personalised experiences for customers.
More than two-fifths (45%) of UK consumers remain unconvinced that new technology is being governed well enough, especially when it comes to their personal data, yet it seems very few actually bother to read the online terms and conditions on how their information is being used.
BT is ramping up its commitment to boost to digital skills education with a new programme that which aims to provide training to 10 million British citizens and plug an estimated £63bn annual impact on the UK’s competitiveness.