Monthly Archives: February 2015

data governance in the humanitarian sphere: divide and rule? (the small challenge part ii)

At the ‘Responsible Data for Humanitarian Response’ conference, yesterday was data governance day. I wrote here about the challenge of figuring out how checks and balances might work with regard to humanitarian data use, and yesterday a group of us considered the idea of defining smaller ‘villages’ within the huge and diverse humanitarian response sector, in order […]

the small challenge of data governance (and democracy, accountability and altruism)

I’m at a conference in the Hague this week, on Responsible Data for Humanitarian Response, where I’m about to do a session on ‘checks and balances’ in data governance for the humanitarian field. This is an interesting challenge, because currently there aren’t a lot of them either in that field or in relation to developing […]