Carrying a perscription around was a basic form of data portability. I was the courier and the keeper of the keys.
From the Blog on data governance
In the humanitarian world, too often we still manage data like siloes, when it should be managed like sandwiches.
Perhaps the question for us humanitarians is ‘what do we want/need to regulate in our digital transformation work?’
For your weekend (or weekday) exploration – a toolkit, two articles, and a mamoth list to explore. What is inspiring you?
One way to push through change is to overwhelm. The other way is slower. Both have future knock on consequences. Which will you choose?
Our kids like scavenger hunts. The cards are ‘centrally’ controlled while where the child finds the ‘treasure’ is mostly up to them.
Is a list of unique individuals affected by a crisis more of a ’emperor has no clothes’ moment than the holy grail we think it is?
I always marvelled at the self-destructing messages in Inspector Gadget. Perhaps it’s time to self-destruct the data we collect.
Trade offs haunt me. Working with systems and people is all about trade offs. There is no perfect answer, especially in the midst of a crisis.