Adapting to the innovations around data
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|Key themes||Opportunities and barriers||Case studies|
|Being data driven||Informing decisions rather than just back them up
Using data to challenge the 'hippo' highest paid opinion
Data conversations can be very nebulous
|DataLab, DataKind and discussions at DataFest
DataKind video? Drawing on different data sets e.g. on fire prevention
|Charities and data||International data agendas - Child poverty and hunger
Biggest problem - people don't know what they want - can't define the questions
Sector not sophisticated enough yet to define the questions that could be answered
Lots of pro-bono support needs clear questions from the sector first
Sector tends to fall back on evaluation approaches and annual cycles.
|Mobile phone and identifying aid (Africa)
Oct doc - Simon community, Royal Blind
|Responsible technology||Role of regulation and understanding how technology changes their role
Checks and balances and balancing regulation with innovation in 21st Century
|Data agenda||Is there a data agenda? What does it look like?
Using data and AI inform decisions
Role of automated decision making
Skills to system design this.
|Open data||Making data available for use and re-use. Is this a public sector agenda only?
Open data becomes most useful when it solves a real problem
Open data allows an enterprising individual to innovate using existing data
|Bustracker app in Edinburgh was based on open data|