One gathering was never going to be enough. It’s not enough time, not all the right people, and so on. So we’re doing it again.
From the Blog on data minimalisation
The recent events in Afghanistan are not just about Afghanistan, but rather about how we work and the ecosystem in which we work. Here are 10 things to do.
Why do we collect data? But perhaps we don’t need to and we need to question it all. Perhaps we can delete it much faster than we realise.
Perhaps people will now wake up to reality that data is people. And people will die because of the data we collect.
Understanding the size of your household and the age and gender of each person can help determine your nutrition requirements. But marital status?
‘Reduce the need for them.’ ‘Don’t collect that piece of data.’ Shifting our perspective can help us find answers we never contemplated.
What if after selecting and enrolling aid recipients, we would delete the registration database while only keeping the biometric database.
If our goal is a unique ID for each person we work with so that we have the ability to de-duplicate our lists, how much data is needed, is enough?
It is assumed data sharing is a good thing. But what if it isn’t necessary? What if there are other, equally effective, ways to accomplish your goal?