Session information

2018-05-15
14:00 - 14:30

Critical ethical issues in data science which impact every business

We are moving at lightspeed towards a new and exciting future that is built on algorithms, data, and digital technologies. Ethics is an area of increasing importance since we are barrelling forward with the proliferation of data through digital and IoT and there seems to be little opportunity to slow things down. In this session, Kate will explore:

  • The implications of complex data sets & algorithms
  • How to address issues around model bias
  • The challenges involved in deploying automation and machine learning algorithms
  • The consequences of mistaking correlation for causation
  • The steps you should take to encourage an ethics conversation within your team and organisation

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