In Episode 24 of Driven by Data: The Podcast, Kyle Winterbottom is joined by Helen Brown, MD of ITK where they discuss how to make the most of your data assets by optimising data utility.
After spending many years working for the NHS where she took a national role to advance data, governance and intelligence capabilities, Helen decided to start a training business focused on helping organisations improve data utility.
Why organisations tend to fall into one of three categories
How to find the middle ground
Why many organisations are diluting the effectiveness of their data without even knowing
The importance of understanding what you need to use your data for
Why you need to do a Data Protection Impact Assessment
The importance of choosing the correct controls for specific situations
Why there needs to be more collaboration between governance and analytics teams
Why it's easy to create unintended bias
The relationship between data privacy and data accuracy
Why skill-sets need to merge to better understand utility constraints
The importance of minimisation
How you can use training as a control measure
How the application of privacy controls can affect the utility of your data
The importance of minimising data the right way, at the right stage of the lifecycle