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From the Blog on data governance
Perhaps it’s time to come together on a call to both define the ‘problem’ and discuss ideas of different ways forward.
Data is people. Our collection of data is political. Our politics might be different, but it is no less political. When will we learn?
Perhaps people will now wake up to reality that data is people. And people will die because of the data we collect.
The vaccine passports can help societies ‘open up’ again, but this only works if the vaccines are freely available and equally available. This is not the case.
Most international NGOs treat the data about those who donate to them differently to the data of those they seek to serve. Is this racist?
Deleting data after the purpose for which it was collected is fulfilled is one of the hardest actions to execute in data governance.
The challenge of the long tail of data and technology is often caused by speculation and scope creep – these sit within the circles of complexity and power.
Government, organisation, and company policies change. They must. How they change can either build or erode trust. Surprising and sudden u-turns erode trust.