Data Science Ethical Framework — Data Science 101

The UK government has taken the first step in providing a solid grounding for the future of data science ethics. Recently, they published a “beta” version of the Data Science Ethical Framework. The framework is based around 6 clear principles: Start with clear user need and public benefit Use data and tools which have the… via… Continue reading Data Science Ethical Framework — Data Science 101

Know How versus Knowing How

Knowledge transfer barriers in the age of analytics Analytic functions are becoming part of day to day operations for many organizations, such as predicting what quantity of a supply to order, or the likelihood of an insurance claim being fraud.  But these functions are not implemented and left to run autonomously.  Upkeep and changes will… Continue reading Know How versus Knowing How

The Never Ending Story of Healthcare Analytics

Getting sick, figuring out why and then what to do about it is complicated enough. When you add in doctors, hospitals, insurers and government, it gets beyond complex. A simple change can have cascade effects that will impact the effectiveness of healthcare analytics. For example, on April 1 Medicare implemented a new rule regarding knee… Continue reading The Never Ending Story of Healthcare Analytics