In the pursuit of efficiency, governments turn to technological solutions, like automated decision-making systems. But these systems are often problematic.
Australia has hesitated in the past to adopt a strong privacy framework. A new government review provides an opportunity to improve data protection rules to an internationally competitive standard.
There are any more sophisticated programs available for managing health data. Why did Public Health England use Microsoft Excel?
Health-care providers are increasingly relying on large data sets to deliver services. However, Small Data approaches provide nuance and context, and in some instances can be more beneficial.
Farming data collected by governments, agribusinesses and banks is regulated in a piecemeal fashion, and ends up beyond the reach of farmers.