In the humanitarian world, too often we still manage data like siloes, when it should be managed like sandwiches.
From the Blog on responsible data
Some data protection officers are champions of the people – realising their job is about change, and likely inconvient.
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?
Knock on effects are everywhere. In building projects, in social events, in writing papers, crunching numbers, and in digital transformation.
I always marvelled at the self-destructing messages in Inspector Gadget. Perhaps it’s time to self-destruct the data we collect.
Collecting personally identifiable information including biometrics requires plans to delete it all before it gets into the hands of bad actors. It’s time to act.
Numbers are not data fields in your algorithmic software. They are sons, daughters, nephews, nieces, friends, and dreams. Numbers are not sterile.
Flooding happens. As do data breaches. And we know, this happens no matter what values and ethos organisations have or aspire to.
Digital transformation decisions should never be made on cost or legality alone. Digital transformation choices should be value based and strategy based.