Archives: May 2017

Data is the new utility

By Pamela Cook   Recently, I spoke on a panel session at Data Innovation Day. The theme for this year’s event was ‘Smart Cities’ and the panel session itself focused on how we can use citizen data to deliver better public services. There were three key takeaways from this panel session; I’ll discuss each in […]

Gaining public trust in data sharing is about more than terminology

Changing how we label those who hold data won’t generate public trust. Data quality and transparency will. by Pamela Cook   I recently saw an article published on the Public Technology website that addressed a key issue in the world of data sharing: public trust. With trust comes consent and without it, data cannot be […]