A recent article in the New York Times raises the question: do algorithms discriminate? The question is legitimate, but the emphasis is wrong. Instead of thinking of data analytics as a problem, we need to welcome the new opportunities for improved decisionmaking that they enable. And we need to cooperate to identify and address any disparate impacts data-driven decisionmaking might have.
November 05, 2014 by David
SIIA Event to Examine How Data is Transforming Healthcare and Policy Implications
As SIIA noted in a series of reports, big data analytics is a source of significant innovations in health care, education, energy and the delivery of government benefits.